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Interviews at Denny's

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Denny's.
Interview experience
Based on 192 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 191 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 180 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Denny's

Overall experience

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

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

Interview process length
About a day or two
63%
About a week
23%
More than one month
6%
About two weeks
6%
About a month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
75%
Phone call/screening
19%
Other
11%
Background check
10%
Written test
6%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
They have no interview
2%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Denny's

  • The interview was quick casual. However I don't believe this process was standard as the member of management that conducted my interview didn't stay with the company very long due to inter-personal i…
    Shared on 17 January 2019 - Busser & Dishwasher - Niagara Falls, ON
  • Good and they put you on training and on the computer to know safety and everything about serving
    Shared on 8 November 2018 - SERVER - Victoria, BC
  • Easy and roughly half hour long
    Shared on 11 January 2018 - Server/Hostess - Whitby, ON

Interview tips at Denny's

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)41%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)8%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Denny's

  • Interview is vary direct and easy to manage unfortunately the job isn’t as easy.If you get the job, Don’t be afraid to stand up for yourself, and if it’s not the right fit leave. Because it’s really…
    Shared on 9 January 2020 - Server and Hostess - Saskatoon, SK
  • Smile. Remain positive. Prove you can handle the job. Your section should not exceed 8 tables. If you can handle that, you can work here.
    Shared on 26 September 2019 - Server - Kingston, ON
  • Be friendly. It is a family restaurant.
    Shared on 24 April 2019 - Cook - Langley, BC

The first interview at Denny's

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In35%
  • Through Indeed29%
  • Employee referral12%
  • Paper application9%
  • I called them9%

How candidates received their first interview at Denny's

  • I was called by one of the managers.
    Shared on 30 January 2020 - RESTAURANT MANAGER - Etobicoke and Mississauga
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