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Starbucks Interview Questions in Chicago, IL

Updated Nov 8, 2017
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    Barista Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Skokie, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks (Skokie, IL).

    Interview

    I applied online.
    I got called in by the store manager for a face-to-face interview. She was able to meet with me within the next few days of her phone call.
    Interview was basic and simple, lasted less than 30 minutes. I also got a free drink for the interview!

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  2.  

    Barista Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kenosha, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks (Kenosha, WI) in June 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online at the beginning of May, I called following up and was offered an interview for the next week. Interview was simple, offered me a drink which I accepted. Manager was nice, Interview was around 15-20 min.

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  3.  

    Barista Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    Applied online. I didn't hear anything back so I called and was told to stop by when the hiring manager would be in to introduce myself. The employee that I talked to was very friendly and encouraging.

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  4.  

    Barista Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Starbucks (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    The interview was super easy. I applied online, and got a call asking me to come in a few days later. O showed up and answer a bunch of obvious questions about working on a team and resolving conflict. Got offered the job on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a positive customer service experience you had   1 Answer
    • Why are you interested in working at Starbucks?   Answer Question

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    Barista Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Starbucks (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    It is a pretty basic interview process, similar to other food service places. "What was it like working at your last job?", etc.

    The interviewer did call my references.

    Interview Questions


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    Starbucks Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Starbucks (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    Open ended questions. S T A R interview process. Situation, Task, Action, Results. Phone interview, 2 person panel that interview you. They stick to the script. Call back 2nd interview. Offer drug screen and background checks.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you delegate, what kind of coworkers do you like to work with. Tell me about a time you had to make a tough decision.   Answer Question

  7.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks (Chicago, IL) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Ok I guess. I like Coffee, so I thought that I would give this a shot. Lo and behold, I applied, but did no receive a qualified offer I felt comfortable with.

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Barista Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks (Chicago, IL) in December 2016.

    Interview

    One 20 min interview in person, was offered the job about 10 min in. I talked to an assistant manager then the store manager joined us. Very free flowing conversation

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about Starbucks as a company?   1 Answer

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    Barista Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Starbucks (Chicago, IL) in October 2016.

    Interview

    When I came into the store I walked up as if I were going to order and told the baristas I was meeting with the manager. I got a free drink and waited a little bit for the manager to come out. The interview was very casual. We talked about my pervious customer service experience. I interviewed on a Tuesday and heard back Friday. Background check came back the following Friday and I started working Monday.

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    Barista Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Northbrook, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks (Northbrook, IL) in September 2016.

    Interview

    The manager asked me a lot of scenario based questions, around 10 questions in total. Each scenario focused on an aspect of customer service and leadership capability. I answered most of the questions by attesting to my confidence in dealing with stressful situations, and how customers always come first in the business.

    Interview Questions

    • Give an example when you had to work as a team and complete a group project.   Answer Question

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