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Shift Manager interviews at Starbucks

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

Interview experience

Based on 622 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 612 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 576 interviews
About a day or two

Shift Manager interview process at Starbucks

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
50%
About a week
31%
About two weeks
11%
About a month
6%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
86%
Phone call/screening
39%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Background check
9%
Group interview
7%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
0%
Drug test
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Starbucks

  • Panel interview
    Shared on 28 August 2017 - Shift Manager - Dubai United Arab Emirates
  • Very complicated, very orientated on looking for a specific type of individual to be a part of the team.
    Shared on 11 August 2017 - Barista/Shift Supervisor - Montréal, QC
  • You will be asked why you want to work for the companywhat are your past experiences
    Shared on 17 July 2017 - Shift Supervisor - Burnaby, BC
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Shift Manager interview questions at Starbucks

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why would you be a good fit?Are you passionate about people and coffee? Are you easy to talk to?Willing to grow as a person within the company?
    Shared on 3 August 2018 - Barista/Shift Supervisor - Duncan, BC
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    Shared on 5 March 2018 - Shift Supervisor - Langley, BC

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Shift Manager interview tips at Starbucks

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)64%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)27%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Formal (business suit)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Starbucks

  • Smile a lot and be yourself and learn about their mission statement
    Shared on 19 November 2022 - Shift Manager - Etobicoke, ON
  • Experience an asset.
    Shared on 7 November 2022 - Shift Supervisor - Halifax, NS

The first interview at Starbucks for Shift Manager

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral20%
  • Other19%
  • Other online job site18%
  • Through Indeed14%
  • Walk-In11%

How candidates received their first interview at Starbucks

  • first interview phone screening.
    Shared on 21 March 2022 - Shift Supervisor - British Columbia
  • Through the Starbucks website.
    Shared on 28 October 2020 - Shift Supervisor - Ottawa, ON
  • I applied on indeed after my first manager posted an ad
    Shared on 29 September 2018 - Shift Supervisor - Vancouver, BC
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