Waffle House Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 15, 2014
Updated Aug 15, 2014
86 interviews

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  1.  

    Grill Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Waffle House in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    face to face pretty easy ask some question present drivers license and social for background check and call you a couple days later with another face to face interview follow up

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Canton, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, GA
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person - interviewed at Waffle House in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    I filled out the application then I received a phone call. There was an interview with the HR Manager then an interview with the district manager I think and another higher up manager. I then received a call from the HR Manager saying I got the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work for the company? Where do you see yourself in five years?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Unit Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Warner Robins, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warner Robins, GA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Waffle House in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview process can be long depending on how far away they are from making recruiting quotas. They will hire anybody that has a bachelors degree and show that they are reliable hard worker and willing to learn.

    Interview Questions
    • Where can you see yourself in ten yeas? The question itself is not difficult. They want to know do you have plans to further your education and do you plan to be with the company in the long run...   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiate because they need you. I fail to realize this because I needed a job so bad...lol
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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  5.  

    Salesperson Interview

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

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Waffle House in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was never in jail, so they liked that. Overall very easy interview. Just be able to explain who you are and why you are good for the job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Restaurant Manager Interview

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

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Waffle House in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Two interviews, conducted consecutively on the same day. First, the District Manager shield basic questions. Then, the application was filled out. Then, interview with Division Manager. Was told that I would be contacted in a couple days if they decided to offer a position. Got a call that night with an offer for employment.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Americus, GA
    Anonymous Employee in Americus, GA
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Waffle House in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was very SLOW . I had to call everyday for 3 weeks just to get them to look at my Application. Then Waited another 2 for them to call me for an Interview. I Had my Interview 3 weeks ago and never got called back , when the Manager told me during the Interview that they were HIRING .

    Interview Questions
    • No Difficlt Questions. Basic Interview Questions
      Why Should We Hire you?
      When are you available to work?
      What Is your Expected Pay?
        View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person - interviewed at Waffle House.

    Interview Details

    sit in a big room with upper management to talk about how bad you are. then they asked if you needed to re apply after working on the few items. but then tell you you need more confidence and you got the job. very misleading and mind games.

    Negotiation Details
    none
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Salesperson/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Clinton, MS
    Anonymous Employee in Clinton, MS
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Waffle House in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    You first had to do an in store application then over the phone interview. a week later they would call you in to speak to the district manager so he could give you another application which was as any other application but had math problems on it to see if you was good with math to be able to be on the cash register then later brought you in the back to ask the regular interview questions...Why do you want to work here?.....What will you bring to this job if we hire you?

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me an unexpected question which was....How long did I expect to work at this job   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Unit Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Waffle House in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was easy. They ask questions but mostly tell you what to expect as a Unit Manager. You will work every holiday and most weekends..BUT you will get off early!

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Unit Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Little Rock, AR
    Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Waffle House in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview with friendly/helpful recruiter. Met in person to interview with same recruiter. Met in person to interview with young Senior Manager. Knowledge/personality test via computer with recruiter at public library. "Weekend Experience" shadowing a local manager. Hair follicle drug test was scheduled for me to complete if I had continued.

    Interview Questions
    • Straightforward questions. She did want to know how I had "earned or sought additional responsibility and/or leadership" in past employment.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I can make more money with less demanding schedule in my area of study. Long consideration though because of the private stock options available at this company and the seemingly great people.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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