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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  

    Tim Hortons Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Tim Hortons in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and got a call to come in for an interview about 3 days later. The interview was very relaxed. The manager went over store policy, uniforms, etc and asked why I wanted to work for Tim Horton's. He stressed MANY times that the store was the busiest in the area during mornings and that it's high-stress. I said I was okay with that and a quick learner. We talked for maybe 30 minutes and then scheduled a second interview for the next day.

    Next day I walked in and talked with a different manager. She said that since I had no experience with quick service food then I might have trouble catching on. She asked what I went to college for and why I wanted to work for Tim Horton's. It's hard not to shout "because I need money and the economy sucks!" but I insisted I wanted something part-time so I could pursue a Master's Degree. After talking for about 20 minutes we scheduled orientation and she took my sizes for uniform.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't really a negotiation... they talked about how they paid employees and how being late, missing work days, etc affected your pay for the week. We didn't talk base salary (yet) but surely we will during orientation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Storefront Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Tim Hortons in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    First I applied online and than immediately I was contacted for an in store interview with the owner. I dressed semi-casual and was greeted with a friendly owner. If the owner likes you they will have you come in for a walk though where they have you see what the job will be like. It usually lasts a couple of hours and if you liked it they will put on the scheduled and you are hired.

    Interview Questions
    • A good question they asked was describe a time when you did more than you were expected at work.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    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
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    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fredonia, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fredonia, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Tim Hortons.

    Interview Details

    Application was submitted and a one on one interview with the owner. Very basic interview questions in a casual atmosphere and very comfortable.

    Interview Questions
    • What will you bring to Tim Hortons we do not already have?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Storefront Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Tim Hortons in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Online applications are better. Neatness in writing and speaking huge deal. Interview laid back, but must be pleasant and respectful. A place big on politness and courtesy.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you deal with a difficult cusomter?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Tim Hortons in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied to the Tim Hortons in the Student Union of the University at Buffalo. The questions were very straight forward (what I'm going to school for and extra curricular activities). There's no need to even get dressed up for the interview because they're really desperate to hire people. Overall, this was quite a stressful part-time job. I lost 16lbs working at Tim Hortons because they make sure you're always moving. The customers don't treat you like a human being. I strongly advise you to look for another job if you're considering working at this particular location (the line in the morning sometimes goes out the door).

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Store Front Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Tim Hortons in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    handed in an application. one interview in store. lasted20 minutes and filled out paper work there.

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

    Store Front/Cashier Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Tim Hortons in October 2008.

    Interview Details

    Fairly laid back, made sure that I was a reliable candidate. I had been referred by a current employee so I basically was hired immediately after the interview. Asked me about myself and my availability.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 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
  11. 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

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