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Interviews at Fortinos

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

Interview experience

Based on 621 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 613 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 529 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Fortinos

Overall experience

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

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
46%
About a week
34%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
5%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
74%
Phone call/screening
37%
Background check
17%
Problem solving exercises
10%
Group interview
10%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Fortinos

  • Very informal
    Shared on 31 January 2018 - Customer Service Representative/Cashier - Brampton, ON
  • Multiple interviews
    Shared on 23 October 2017 - CASHIER - Hamilton, ON
  • Asking if it is my first time doing retail and health and beauty and if i was avaible
    Shared on 16 October 2017 - health and beauty - Toronto, ON
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Interview questions at Fortinos

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Are you available anytime.
    Shared on 4 April 2022 - Cashier - Upper centennial
  • How would you react when an enraged customer came up to you? What are some of your greatest strengths, and how would they help you in the job you are applying for?
    Shared on 29 May 2019 - Fortinos Garden Centre Clerk - Brampton, ON
  • Relevant work experienceWhy you want to join
    Shared on 14 December 2018 - Service Clerk - Burlington, ON

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Interview tips at Fortinos

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)43%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%
  • Formal (business suit)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Fortinos

  • Just be yourself. They are generally nice.
    Shared on 4 April 2022 - Deli Clerk - Hamilton, ON
  • Just be yourself
    Shared on 13 May 2019 - FOOD CLERK/SERVICER - Woodbridge, ON
  • Ask them why Managers at this location are always getting negative or lousy feedback contributing to a high turnover rate.
    Shared on 10 April 2019

The first interview at Fortinos

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed24%
  • Employee referral24%
  • Walk-In24%
  • Paper application12%
  • I called them8%

How candidates received their first interview at Fortinos

  • Wasn't hard but a typical interview
    Shared on 3 June 2022 - Dairy Clerk - Highway7
  • I applied in many departments in store. I recieved a call from the bakery and had an interview the next day.
    Shared on 4 January 2022 - Part-time employee - Burlington, ON
  • Friend referred me.
    Shared on 26 December 2020 - Food Service Worker - Burlington, ON
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