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Golden State Foods Interview Questions

Updated Aug 31, 2017
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  1.  

    Warehouse Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rockford, IL
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Rockford, IL) in August 2017.

    Interview

    I received a phone call after applying online. I was asked a few questions about my previous jobs listed on my resume. Several days later, I met with the HR team and warehouse leadership for a second interview. Everyone was fantastic and professional.

    Interview Questions

    • How many days are acceptable for an employee to call in sick?   Answer Question

  2.  

    Accounting Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mc Cook, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Mc Cook, IL) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Interview went good. That was two weeks ago. Attempted several phone calls and emails and no one will even have the courtesy to call me back. I think it's so rude to ask people to come and interview and then don't provide feedback.

    Interview Questions

    • Just the general questions regarding my qualifications and experience.   Answer Question
  3.  

    IT Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Irvine, CA) in August 2016.

    Interview

    I interviewed through a third party. The recruiter was very thorough in preparing me. I had a 30 minute interview with the CIO. The CIO was very direct, very brief, very to the point, but very professional. The CIO gave a great quick overview of the business and IT priorities, then dove into some focus areas. The CIO rapidly hit on topics then would abruptly move to the next topic. It was not unprofessional, just very to the point. Upon conclusion, the CIO was very candid with the feedback.

    Interview Questions

    • If someone on your existing staff were sitting here with us, what criticism would they give of you?   1 Answer

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    IT Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Irvine, CA).

    Interview

    The worst interview I have had in past 20 plus years. Staff was not prepared, I was not on anyone's calendar, people were smelling and CIO was just too rude. IT manager was too unprofessional. Did not treat his people and peers properly in front of me. I already made my decision in first 10 minutes. I am not joining this company. No Way.

    Interview Questions

    • I wish I could list if I was interviewed properly and professionally. My interview travel expenses are still not reimbursed after 45 days and not getting specific answer as to when it will be released. No standard and class.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Unprofessional work environment


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    Warehouse Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Chicago, IL) in November 2015.

    Interview

    Phone screening, Face to Face with Warehouse/Transportation Manager, Plant Manager last. They will then do a background check. They ask the same questions everyone does. You can ask questions as well ....but they will lie to you with their answer to get you in.

    Interview Questions


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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Timely, well organized. To respect times for both - interviewers and mine, job application was completed prior to arrival to interview. The interview panels were selected with relative experts. High professionalism was observed throughout entire interview process, Visitors parking was available. Reception was great, questions were relevant to position. Great experience, great people. Would like to move forward in the process.

    Interview Questions


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    Check Weigher Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Conyers, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Conyers, GA).

    Interview

    I had to work 8 months as a temp then I was offered a job by the supervisor. Then offered a GA Work Ready certification on my hire date. Had to take physical and drug screen.

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    Service Desk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Irvine, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Went through 4 sets of interviews. One with each manager in the department, got to know and be familiar with everyone. After you are going to wait quite a bit to get back into an interview. Between interviews, it takes about a week so in total, I spent about 4 weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical questions includes your background and you strengths and weaknesses.   1 Answer

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Irvine, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Interviews with hiring VP and executives went very well nad the senior leadership team is excellent. The subsequent phycological profile evaluatiuon negatively impacted this rating however. I've been through these in the past but this included some very odd questions and brain puzzles that didn't seem relevant to job scope at all. Way over the top.

    Interview Questions

    • Interview questions were very typical. The phycological profile was too wierd though.   Answer Question

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    Production Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Conyers, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Golden State Foods (Conyers, GA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Interview at company meet with HR first for a few minutes on appearance. come in with a tie and dress slacks. Company department heads are required to have them as well for every day attire. HR will ask some people skill questions and work schedule. Interview was not the typical , department heads were together and very blunt and upfront with questions. If you don't have a sense of humor or thick skin, will be more uncomfortable then usual.

    Interview Questions

    • went through resume history and transfer liquid questions and were familiar with HMI and technical back ground experience. Also, asked people conflict scenario's and how you handle.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Department head asked salary and start date question in interview. when they called to inform of an offer, matched salary asked in interview.


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