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Updated Dec 7, 2014
Updated Dec 7, 2014
100 Interview Reviews

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    Server Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed with the server manager and the general manager after. The server manager asked me about my previous serving experience, asked me how I would sell her a ketchup bottle. If she likes you then she will take you to the next step which is to interview with the GM.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you sell me this ketchup bottle?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Non-negotiable. It is minimum wage. 8/hr + tips (taxed)
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jackson, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jackson, TN
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had 3 interviews. One with a manager from Memphis, one with the kitchen manager, and one with the general manager. I was told I got the job that day.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your favorite TGI Friday's menu item? (I never ate there before)   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    My interview went amazing, they shows me the history of the restaurant at the same time as showing me different stuff around the restaurant that meant value to the company.`

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Upon receiving my resume I was invited to take an online assessment. I did not hear back so I followed up and was finally scheduled for a phone interview with HR - 11 days later. I was informed that I would be moving forward in the process with the district manager, but I did not hear back. I once again followed up and was finally scheduled to meet with a GM instead - this occurred 21 days after last contact. I was informed by the GM that I would be moving forward with the District Manager as originally intended. Once again there was no follow up - I tried contacting HR twice over the next 11 days until finally receiving a stock email letting me know they were moving in another direction. The entire process from beginning to end took 43 days.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were fairly standard but interviews were very long - At least 90 minutes each and the GM was 20 minutes late to the second.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Waiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Walked in, handed resume, asked if they were hiring... Was called back and set up for interview two days later

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation phase
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charleston, WV
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charleston, WV
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    Basic interview process

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  8.  

    Food Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Onalaska, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Onalaska, WI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    1-2 interviews. They jump right in for aggressive questions. My best advice, let your personality shine, they want fun people who will show guests a good time and help create a solid customer base.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if you saw a table in someone else's section who hadn't been greeted for an extended period of time?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied for the position online and received a call 3 days later to come in for an interview. First I had to take a written personality test and after I passed I met with the server manager. After several easy questions consisting of my prior work history and hobbies, I then met with the host manager for then same questions. Then after about 30 minutes of waiting I met with the general manager who only asked me questions about my background and finally met with the bar manager who asked me situational questions such as "what would you do if a guest claimed they ordered something else and received the wrong entree?" He then hired me right on the spot. Now this particular Fridays was corporate owned which is why I'm guessing I had to meet with so many managers. Most are franchised owned and most likely more layed back.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a guest claimed they ordered something else and received the wrong entree?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Busser TGI Fridays Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Porter Ranch, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Porter Ranch, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was really BS in y situation. I went in and they forgot about my interview. They ask simple questions why do you want to work here? Do you get along with others easily? How have u dealt with a customer before? The interview are very simple questions that you could answer without hesitation.

    Interview Questions
    • How have you dealt with an upset customer?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Informal interview with GM. Was offered the job the next day.

    Interview Questions
    • all questions were easy. I think GM wanted to make sure I had the personality for the job.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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