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Starbucks Starbucks-Barista Interview Questions

Updated Mar 26, 2017
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Barista - Starbucks Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Starbucks.

Interview

Phone call to set up initial interview, initial interview with questions about work experience and work ethic, and then call-back with job offer including starting date and salary. After that, there was an initial "welcoming interview" which included a coffee tasting and introduction to Starbucks.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about a time that you had difficulty with a customer service experience.   Answer Question

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Starbucks (Los Angeles, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Basic interview questions with two people. Interviewed at a different location not in-store. Had one interview with managers from different stores then interviewed with manager from location i applied to. I kept calling to see the status of my interview and got the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when a customer was angey and how you handled it?   Answer Question
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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    They ask you questions about why you interested in Starbucks and if you're a good fit culturally within the organization. The questions are not too hard. They also ask you behavioral questions to see your leadership abilities

    Interview Questions

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Starbucks (Pittsburgh, PA).

    Interview

    They gave me a chance even though I had a criminal record, and I ended up being promoted to Shift Supervisor in less than 6 months! They weren't judgemental and really worked with me on my tight schedule as well.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked for one reason why they should me a chance   1 Answer
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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Starbucks (Houston, TX) in January 2017.

    Interview

    The manager welcomed me warmly and sat down with me while looking the resume I had submitted, asking a few questions about myself and the reason I chose this specific company and this job. We then chatted some more and he told me they are going to run a background check on me.

    Interview Questions

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks.

    Interview

    I applied online for five stores and waited for a callback in order to schedule an interview. I came in, in person with a resume and was offered a free drink. They asked a few questions about you and your previous work, then asked about my availability. She called back a week later for a second interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time that a coworker was being difficult and how did you respond?   Answer Question
    • What brings you to Starbucks in particular?   1 Answer
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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Starbucks.

    Interview

    Brief interview by a genuinely kind and friendly store manager with the best of intentions.My interview was more about selling working for Starbucks to me, and her Starbucks experience.The excellent benefits of college tuition reimbursement, 401k, free food and drinks per shift, and potential advancements opportunities within the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do I want to work for Starbucks?   1 Answer
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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Starbucks.

    Interview

    Simple and easy interview with the hiring manager at the location you applied to. Come in and ask an employee to notify the store manager of your arrival, typically the employee asks if you'd like a drink on the house while you wait.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any knowledge of the Starbucks company or drinks?   Answer Question
    • How do you deal with stressful situations/customers?   Answer Question
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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks.

    Interview

    The store I applied for is always busy, it took them a long time to get through to my application and even longer to get my background check done. Just be patient.. The interview is fairly simple, just be prepared we basic interview questions ready to go.

    Interview Questions

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Starbucks.

    Interview

    I attended the hiring event and the hiring manager will ask your availability, experience, which city of preference. It was a brief interview because there other people waiting in line to be called for an interview as well.

    Interview Questions

    • What days can you work? Why do you want to work with Starbucks? etc   Answer Question
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