Panera Bread Manager Interview Questions

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Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through other source. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Panera Bread in March 2013.

Interview Details

intrview process, was about 30 minutes, offered position with in a week

Interview Questions
  • none that difficult to answer it was relaxed and more of a greet and meet   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
salary was non negotiable offer was lower than I expected but accepted with the opportunity for advancement
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cincinnati, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Panera Bread in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    My interview process was short. I attended an open house and had a brief interview. Follow up interview and offer at 2nd interview. Basic management, situational questions.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Virginia Beach, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Virginia Beach, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Panera Bread in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Called back and said to come in for interview. Asked when I could start.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I found a better offer.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Jacksonville, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jacksonville, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Panera Bread in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    The General Manager was very informative and to the point, discussed what was expected of you and he was passionate about his position after being employeed there for 7 years! Had a phone interview and then went to the store location for a personal interview, received a phone call as promised the day after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • They are looking for long term employees, use words such as "invest" as in "I am willing to invest my time at a lower starting salary for 90 days to fast track into a management position"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fairfield, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfield, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Panera Bread in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initially I applied on line, where I was directed to there website to upload my resume and answer a few questions. I noticed another Job in the area and went back to apply for that area and this time I was instructed to take a timed test and a Personality test on line.

    Interview Questions
    • If 1 gallon of paint covers 400 sf how many gallons will it take to cover 2200 sf   View Answer
    • how important in a business setting are employee's feelings   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Baltimore, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baltimore, MD
    Application Details

    The process took 1 week - interviewed at Panera Bread in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    First a phone interview, few days later a face to face interview. Then a few days later a job offer was given by phone. They are looking for high energy.

    Interview Questions
    • The proverbial tell me about a time where you went above and beyond for customer service.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Panera Bread in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. It was all done professionally and the communication was fast and clear.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe 3 things that your previous employers would tell us about working with you   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I let them know what I was looking for and they let me know what they were offering. Nothing was done outside of a comfort level that worked for everyone.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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