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Interviews at Farm Boy

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Farm Boy.
Interview experience
Based on 199 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 199 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 192 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Farm Boy

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 5.

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
46%
About a week
31%
About two weeks
14%
About a month
6%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
82%
Phone call/screening
37%
Group interview
8%
Take-home/sample work
6%
Problem solving exercises
6%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Presentation
2%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Farm Boy

  • The interview process was terrible from the beginning. First, I could not tell who was calling by the message that was left on my phone. I called back and realized it was FarmBoy and an interview was …
    Shared on 16 June 2020
  • I met with the HRA and the store manager in two separate interviews.
    Shared on 13 April 2019 - Cashier/Customer Service - Brantford, ON
  • Simple and easy, they're desperate so they'll hire anyone
    Shared on 18 February 2019 - Cook/Prep - Ottawa, ON

Interview questions at Farm Boy

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • All they want to hear is that you spew off the farm boy experience
    Shared on 19 August 2018
  • How would you deal with a situation in which you and coworker are having trouble getting along and are having difficulty communicating?How would you go about helping a staff member that is strugglin…
    Shared on 26 June 2018 - Meat Department Supervisor - Ottawa, ON
  • I bout my experience of cleaning
    Shared on 21 May 2018

Interview tips at Farm Boy

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)54%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Formal (business suit)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Farm Boy

  • Expect called in shifts
    Shared on 31 May 2019 - Manager-John - Cambridge, ON
  • If you're being interviewed sit straight. Stare them in the eyes, and have full confidence. The questions are easy.
    Shared on 7 April 2019 - Grocery - Ottawa, ON
  • Just be yourself
    Shared on 8 March 2019 - Customer Service Representative - Ottawa, ON

The first interview at Farm Boy

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed31%
  • Recruiter contacted me16%
  • Walk-In13%
  • Other online job site10%
  • Paper application9%

How candidates received their first interview at Farm Boy

  • I walked in and asked if there was a manager on duty that I would be able to talk to about hiring, and I was interviewed right on the spot
    Shared on 7 June 2019 - Cashier - London, ON
  • Job was posted on LinkedIn
    Shared on 2 May 2019 - Construction Project Manager - Ottawa, ON
  • Got a call from HR. Had a interview with department specialist whom didnt know how to ask questions.
    Shared on 27 April 2019 - Produce Manager - Etobicoke, ON
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