Aramark
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Interviews at Aramark

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Aramark.
Interview experience
Based on 450 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 431 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 413 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
54%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
11%
More than one month
5%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
67%
Phone call/screening
31%
Background check
26%
Group interview
10%
Drug test
10%
Least reported steps
Written test
4%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Aramark

  • It was very easy.
    Shared on 18 December 2019 - Mailroom Clerk - Toronto, ON
  • Pretty simple, they ask you your schedule, where you want to be placed and all the normal interview stuff.
    Shared on 18 August 2018 - Food Service Attendant - Edmonton, AB
  • It was easy!!
    Shared on 4 August 2018 - Cashier - Greater Sudbury, ON

Interview questions at Aramark

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • 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
  • Basic behavioral interview questions
    Shared on 20 November 2018 - Deli Clerk - Granton, NS
  • What made you quit your older job?Do you plan on working full-time or part-time?What is your schedule like?Are you able to come in when called out of shift?
    Shared on 18 August 2018 - Food Service Attendant - Edmonton, AB

Interview tips at Aramark

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code18%
  • Formal (business suit)10%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)7%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Aramark

  • Do not apply here
    Shared on 30 May 2019 - Line Cook - Carelton Univerity
  • Be confident
    Shared on 5 March 2019 - Kitchen helper - Inuvik, NT
  • Don't go to the interview. Bipolar psychopaths pool here. Run
    Shared on 2 March 2019 - Grunt - Joffre, AB

The first interview at Aramark

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed33%
  • Employee referral22%
  • Walk-In18%
  • Other9%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%

How candidates received their first interview at Aramark

  • 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
  • The job was advertised on a website
    Shared on 3 February 2020 - Director, Food Service Director - Ottawa, ON
  • Through a friend
    Shared on 27 August 2019 - EVS Supervisor - Hamilton, ON
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