Aramark
Happiness score is 61 out of 100
3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Aramark

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Aramark.

Interview experience

Based on 743 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 711 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 646 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Aramark

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
57%
About a week
25%
About two weeks
10%
More than one month
4%
About a month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
67%
Phone call/screening
33%
Background check
25%
Group interview
9%
Drug test
9%
Least reported steps
Written test
5%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Aramark

  • the manager made me start to job couple of weeks later because he didnt want me to be eligible for holiday payments like (xmas) for 5 days. they paid me NONE for 5 holidays but all other employees go…
    Shared on 26 June 2022 - Light/heavy duty Janitor - Fredericton, NB
  • The interview process is very poorly managed, think before applying here
    Shared on 16 June 2022 - Marketing - Alberta
  • It was very easy.
    Shared on 18 December 2019 - Mailroom Clerk - Toronto, ON
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Interview questions at Aramark

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Describe a time when you had to deal with a difficult customer/colleague and how you dealt with.
    Shared on 23 June 2022 - Accounts Payable Clerk - Toronto, ON
  • Related to work
    Shared on 10 February 2022 - Food Service Worker - Sunnybrook hospital
  • They didn't. They were in desperate need of a dishwasher and I had a good reference from their neighbors that they work with.
    Shared on 17 January 2019 - General kitchen helper - Vancouver,BC, Evelyne Salller Centre

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Interview tips at Aramark

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)19%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Aramark

  • Prepare yourself. Be very professional and friendly.
    Shared on 8 March 2022 - Manager - Toronto, ON
  • Be polite and on time.
    Shared on 8 November 2021 - Food Service Worker - Centennial, ON
  • Do not apply here
    Shared on 30 May 2019 - Line Cook - Carelton Univerity

The first interview at Aramark

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed37%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Walk-In16%
  • Other10%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%

How candidates received their first interview at Aramark

  • I applied on Indeed
    Shared on 14 May 2022 - Food Service Worker - Toronto, ON
  • Found my application on Indeed
    Shared on 8 March 2022 - Production Assistant - Lethbridge, AB
  • It was easy. In retrospect, they were clearly desperate to hire staff because of the shear inability to retain any capable staff members.
    Shared on 14 January 2021 - Catering Chef - Toronto, ON
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