T.G.I. Friday's Interview Questions

Updated Mar 25, 2015
Updated Mar 25, 2015
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    Host/Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    After applying online I was called for an interview about a week later. I passed the first interview and went on to a second. After the second interview I was hired on the spot.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate anything. I was very open with my schedule and was excited to start.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Waiter/Waitress Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Received a phone call after applying on line. Met with a manager for a informal interview. Brilliant interview. Was offered a cup of tea and discussed role in a relaxed manor. Was asked to come back for OJE which went really well. Had a mini interview with another manager at the end which also went really well. Awaiting call as we speak. Fingers crossed. Amazing company to work for.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, they got back to me within 5 days. Scheduled an interview for the next week. Started off with the basic, 'So tell me about yourself'. Manager was very nice and seemed interested but couldn't offer me a job because they filled the position the day before but told me to keep in touch.
    Overall good experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Restaurant FOH Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    Very simple, do some tests, then a personality test. If everything fits you get an offer. Everything was completed online so not much one on one time to make you nervous. Mostly just waiting for emails to arrive. The DO is very kind and knows what she is doing and looking for when it comes to managers.

    Interview Questions
    • How to deliver the brand promise of in here its always Friday.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Simple
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Server/Waiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    I had two interviews for the server position. One with the server manager, and one interview with the general manager/vice president. They asked me how I worked with others. There were two or three pages to fill out along with questions to answer from the employers.

    Interview Questions
    • All of the questions were about behavioral issues dealing with tempers.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    When can you start?
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Host/Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    I initially applied online and the application wasn't that bad. It took them about 2 weeks to get back to me. My interview was around 3pm and last around 30 minutes. Once I got there, everyone was nice and they hiring manager sounded interested! Then... NOTHING. I called to follow up and they hung up on me. I probably won't be filling out another application any time soon.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    Filled out an application online was called two days later to come in for an interview. I scheduled an interview for a Saturday at 2pm. I got there at 1:50 and waited until 3:30 to be interviewed because the manager clearly has no idea how to actually manage things. He was on a conference call and some other guy interview me who had no idea what he was doing.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Went to the job fair after seeing ad on Craigslist. Three rounds of typical server questions; how to handle difficult customers, how do you greet your guests,etc. Hired by the GM at the end.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you recommend to a family as opposed to a couple?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Standard server pay
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Easy hire process through workforce 1. They are willing to take on entry level positions. As long as you are friendly, willing to learn, and an overall dependable employee, they give you a chance. They ask a few questions about your life goals and what you love most about customer service jobs. They want to know that you are dependable like any other job as well.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brighton, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brighton, MI
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Came in and gave them my resume. Was offered an interview on the spot. Not rigorous. Easy and straight forward, 1:1 with a manager and was offered the job within days.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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