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Sofitel Hotels Interview Questions

Updated Mar 8, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Resume, formal written application, preliminary in person interview with HR, second interview with hiring manager, phone interview with value clarifications. Finally drug screening an back ground check. Then salary offer.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the most uncomfortable work situation and how did you deal with it ?   3 Answers

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    Front Desk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels (Phila, PA) in May 2012.

    Interview

    applied online, had a call week later. had interview with HR director and front office managers same day. called week later for drug test. 2 weeks after finishing drug test got the job offer

    Interview Questions

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    Assistant Front of House Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gatwick, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels (Gatwick, England (UK)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online. Phoned to offer interview. Was interviewed. They looked down their noses at me. Didn't even ask if I had any questions.clearly wanted to get me out as fast as they could. Didn't even tell me I didn't get the job. At least I'm assuming I didn't get the job as that was January and it is now March.

    Interview Questions

    • Have I dealt with a difficult situation with a staff member.   Answer Question

  4.  

    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels (Paris (France)) in July 2016.

    Interview

    30 minutes interview mainly testing motivation, knowledge of hotel industry including competitors, and introducing the hotel and the postion, and some general questions about future plans. Most of the time, the interviewer are introducing the hotel, the position, the organisation of the hotel and the department, and the things that should pay attention.

    Interview Questions

    • pourquoi vous voulez travailler dans l'hotellerie?   1 Answer

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    Butler Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels (Dubai (United Arab Emirates)) in April 2016.

    Interview

    i was given an opportunity to explain myself to the interviewer.I'm a people person. I really enjoy meeting and working with a lot of different people, and am known for being a great listener and clear communicator, whether I’m engaging with colleagues or employersI enjoy solving problems, troubleshooting issues, and coming up with solutions in a timely manner. I thrive in team settings, and I think my ability to effectively communicate with others is what drives my ability to solve a variety of problems.
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    Interview Questions

    • why are deciding to leave your company.I reevaluated my career goals and am looking for other employment opportunities.”“I am interested in pursuing other possibilities within my chosen career field.”“I am currently looking for a position better matched to my skills and long-term career goals.”
      “I am looking for a position within a company where I can contribute and grow.”

      “I am looking for a position within a company where I can contribute and grow.”   1 Answer

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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Budapest (Hungary)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels (Budapest (Hungary)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    30 minutes interview mainly testing motivation, knowledge of hotel industry including competitors, logical way of thinking, sales attitude and languages, "describe one of your leisure experience", and some general questions about future plans

    Interview Questions

    • competitors, main factors of location for hotels, describe "luxury",   Answer Question

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    Housekeeping Attendant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels (Dubai (United Arab Emirates)) in September 2014.

    Interview

    very professional and very helpful interview.it gave's me refreshment on everything i have done this past few years.i've been hired and it tkaes 2-3 months before my new employment visa came and started my duty

    Interview Questions

    • how do you handle if you face an angry guest on the floor that the receptionist gave a not working key upon his/her arrival??are you going to tell the guest that it's the receptionist's fault?   3 Answers
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    Butler Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Macao, Guangdong (China)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    The interview process usually will go through the HR director or manager,,,and then your head of department and the hotel manager of the general manager depending on the level of position you are applying to


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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels in April 2014.

    Interview

    I had a interview with head quater from Paris. The interview was passed and they sent my CV to my preference countries. Some of Sofitels, which received my CV, call me and offered me some open positions.

    Interview Questions


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    Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Sofitel Hotels (Mumbai (India)) in June 2013.

    Interview

    it was simple. staff was warm and friendly. tedious as it took the whole day. remember to keep smiling. 1st round is a group discussion by the training department exe. 2nd is a personal interview again with another training exe. third was a skill and subject knowledge interview by the director of training and talent developement. fourth was an intervie witht the hotel manager. due to the lack of a GM at that point we skipped the round with the GM. but other wise there will be one. and last is the round witht the HR Director. and your done. all the best.

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