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Tim Hortons Interview Questions

Updated Nov 26, 2014
Updated Nov 26, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Storefront Employee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Tim Hortons.

    Interview Details

    Interview questions are quite basic. Simple behavioural and situational questions. Ex. What would you do if you saw a coworker stealing $5? %50? It is quite easy to determine what answers they are looking for.

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Tim Hortons.

    Interview Details

    The employer asked very straight forward questions, none that were opinion-based. The employer was mainly concerned with when I can start and my availability. He also provided some background history of Tim Hortons. And told me what my responsibilities would be once I start working.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Store-front Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Tim Hortons in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied through ad on online classifieds, contacted same day to schedule an interview.
    On arrival, location was busy but the manager was kind and offered me a drink while politely asking i wait a few minutes so he could get ready.

    The actual interview seemed a little unprofessional, could not fully understand what the manager was saying mostly due to the loud amount of noise inside. After some basic questions i was thanked, said i would be called by the district manager for a second interview and he left.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Tim Hortons.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, got a call for job interview at the same day. The interview was appointed the next day p.m. The length of interview didn't last more than 10 minutes. The assistant manager didn't even have a look at my resume. I guess they are really in short of people. No hard questions, very simple and casual talk. The manager was nice to me. First, he explained the hours and wages and asked if I was ok with it. And he asked why I chose to work for Tim's, and if I would be able to work under pressure. Another question is how long can I work in Tim's. I speak frank to him that I don't have experience of customer service, which is, however, valued for my future work plan. I told him I wanted to gain such experience at Timmy's. Then he asked my work flexibility. After I said I lived in walking distance from the restaurant, he seemed to be pleased. At the end of interview, I was told to be reached soon. Later in the evening, he called and offered me the job which would start in two days.

    Interview Questions
    • No hard questions. Why us? Can you work under pressure? How long will I stay at here?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation, start at min wage
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Tim Hortons in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interviewing was fairly straight forward. I submitted a resume to the General Manager, and was given an impromptu interview. I was then contacted by the franchise owner for a 2nd interview. The questions were fairly generic, mostly about customer service, problem solving and past experience.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no unexpected questions, mostly "How would you handle X situation?" and "Give an example of when you display X quality".   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Store Front Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Tim Hortons in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Standard phone interview regarding availability and other miscellaneous questions. After that it was a one-on- one interview with an HR representative as I applied at the Airport. One-on-one was pretty easy, they just inquired about my previous volunteer experiences and why I wanted the job.

    Interview Questions
    • They will ask you scenario type questions. What would you do in certain situations. pretty easy.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kitchener, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kitchener, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Tim Hortons in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    It was a face to face interview after I applied through email to the store manager. I got the call the second day and my interview date was selected within a week.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The store was far way from my home. I got the early morning shift.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overnight Baking Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Tim Hortons.

    Interview Details

    The interview was scheduled at 2pm, I arrived early and waited as the owner finished interviewing someone else. It sounded like she got the job. The owner asked my name and told me that she had two other interviews to do before me, I'd arrived early, but not THAT early! The interview was more her telling me about the job and hours than an actual interview.

    Interview Questions
    • That there were no actual questions, other that when I would be available to start.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Min wage
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Tim Hortons in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied at snagajob.com and last Thursday I was then called, and I was invited in for an interview on Saturday the 27th. However I received word from a different job i applied to, and I was hired. I then called Tim Hortons to explain the situation, and to cancel my interview. When I called on the 25th, I was rudely told that I had missed my interview, and that he was not interested in talking to me. I proceeded to tell him that my interview was scheduled for the 27th, and that I had not in fact, "missed it". Then I told him that I had been hired somewhere else, and he said "Good, goodbye". I am quite glad that I was not hired by someone who has such a lack of common courtesy. I had received no e-mail confirmation of the interview, and the whole process was very unprofessional. I would advise anyone who is considering applying for a job here, to go to Dunkin Donuts.

    Interview Questions
    • None of the questions of the phone interview were difficult, but I was taken aback by the rudeness of the management.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I found a better job, with better pay, and a more courteous and professional management.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Tim Hortons in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very Easy going One on One interview
    you will be sitting inside the store and the interview will take place there
    it will be relaxing offer you water and or coffee and something to eat ...
    Very nice and friendly enviroment

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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