No Frills
Happiness score is 51 out of 100
3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at No Frills

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at No Frills.

Interview experience

Based on 1,665 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,655 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 1,414 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at No Frills

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
59%
About a week
28%
About two weeks
7%
More than one month
4%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
67%
Phone call/screening
21%
Written test
11%
Other
9%
Take-home/sample work
8%
Least reported steps
Group interview
6%
Presentation
5%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at No Frills

  • Got called to come in for an interview and was given 4 days to prepare. My interview was 10 minutes long. Was asked simple questions like "tell me about yourself" and "what do you do if you get a not …
    Shared on 22 September 2021
  • Talked to the manager for 5 minutes and got the job
    Shared on 31 July 2021 - Grocery Clerk - Peace River, AB
  • Quick and easy
    Shared on 14 December 2020 - Produce manager - Calgary, AB
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Interview questions at No Frills

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Crossing fingers to get in application, resume, availability sent...waiting on an answer.
    Shared on 2 April 2021
  • Experience and willingness to be in the retail industry
    Shared on 14 December 2020 - Produce manager - Calgary, AB
  • Availability, past experience etc
    Shared on 21 August 2020

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Interview tips at No Frills

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)39%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)31%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Formal (business suit)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at No Frills

  • Try some where else first
    Shared on 15 July 2021 - Grocery/Produce Clerk - Shelburne, ON
  • It is a standard interview, they'll ask you a few questions and whatnot.
    Shared on 24 October 2020 - Cashier - Oshawa, ON
  • Be relaxed yet serious. There will be some questions revolving NO-FRILLS history.
    Shared on 22 October 2020 - Grocery Clerk (Part-time) - Whitby, ON

The first interview at No Frills

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In31%
  • Paper application23%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Through Indeed11%
  • Other10%

How candidates received their first interview at No Frills

  • I was recommended by a friend. I walked into the store and asked to speak to the store owner and had an interview on the spot.
    Shared on 19 May 2021 - Produce Clerk - Cambridge, ON
  • They were handing out applications. So you just pick up an application, fill it out and hand it in, and then I got my interview.
    Shared on 17 June 2020 - Cashier - 8601 Warden Ave, Markham, ON L3R 0B5
  • My sister referred me to the manager as she was an employee there.
    Shared on 6 May 2019 - Grocery/Stock Clerk - Calgary, AB
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