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Waffle House Interview Questions

Updated Feb 23, 2015
Updated Feb 23, 2015
98 Interview Reviews

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    Unit Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Waffle House.

    Interview Details

    The interview was very straightforward, I met with the Region Manager and District Manager, discussing what I was interested in achieving and doing as a manager as well as my philosophies regarding work ethic and customer relationships. We discussed previous work and how it'd apply to the job, and spent a good amount of time going over exactly what the job would entail. Overall, it was a good experience!

    Interview Questions
    • They asked about the salary at the end of the interview, which I was not entirely expecting.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They asked what I would like to be compensated for the job, it was simple enough. I asked for a salary comparable to the average on this site for the job I applied for.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Salesperson/Waitress Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I went in and asked for an application on a Tuesday, before I even began filling out the tiny half-sheet of paper mini application the manager came to interview me. The only question she asked me was if I had any tattoos.

    The second interview was with the franchise owners that next Thursday. They asked me two questions, one being what size shirt I would need to begin training and orientation the following Monday.

    Mind you I had no experience as this was my first job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Human Resource Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Waffle House.

    Interview Details

    Applied Online in person interview with district manager conversational interview nothing too difficult. Decided not to move forward after finding out that the actual position was nothing like it described on the job listing. They were looking for more of a recruiter than a person in hr and the salary was based mostly on commission.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Unit Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tuscaloosa, AL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tuscaloosa, AL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Waffle House in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    First I applied for the position, which wasn't difficult. We set up an interview in person at a Waffle house. They gave me a sales pitch for the job and told me all the wonderful things about the company. I liked what i was hearing just the hours sounded awful and the work sounded worse to me. It really isn't a bad job but just wasn't for me. If you have a 4 year degree you can do better. You can read get more detail from another review.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked a lot of questions to show they were interested in me.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Waffle House.

    Interview Details

    They have Background checks, credit checks, hair drug test for everyone on a regular basis at a lab, so drug users you don't have a chance cause they check for things that people put in their hair to cover it up also. Don't bother cause they test periodically, personality testing and several interviews with all different levels of management. Driving to different locations. Ask a lot of questions

    Negotiation Details
    Ask for at least 40k for unit managers and district get paid 75% on bonuses
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Unit Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Waffle House in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    So far, so good. Looking forward to OJT. 10-12 week training should be very enlightening. I am very observant and want to see how much management freedom unit mgrs actually have.

    Interview Questions
    • Liability for store thefts...unit mgr pays out of pocket?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied 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.  

    Server Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed 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?
       
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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Grill Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed 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
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    Unit Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hickory, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hickory, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Waffle House.

    Interview Details

    Pretty simple, as long as you meet the requirements. They are serious about drug testing you get tested more than once. Be sure that you are well prepared to work hard. This is a great job with potential if you're ready for it. The recruiters are super easy to talk to , they really want you to succeed.

    Interview Questions
    • I do not remember any questions, there is a test to take during the interview process.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Make sure you are strong in your negotiations! If you don't ask for itt hey will not give it to you.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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