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Store Manager interviews at Starbucks

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

Interview experience

Based on 179 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 176 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 155 interviews
About a week

Store 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 5.

Interview process length
About a week
About two weeks
About a day or two
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
On-site interview
Background check
Problem solving exercises
Group interview
Least reported steps
Drug test
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Starbucks

  • Not very intense, instore and laid back
    Shared on 12 August 2017 - Store Manager - Toronto, ON
  • Same format used for years. Based on past experiences, predicting future actions. Prepare by thinking about real successes, failures, and specifics. When, who, what did you do, how did that work.
    Shared on 20 March 2017 - Store Manager - Ottawa West, ON
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Store Manager interview questions at Starbucks

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why do you want to work at Starbucks?
    Shared on 11 August 2018 - Store Manager, Manager Coach Mentor - St. Albert, AB
  • Most questions are STAR questions, and we are mostly looking for your personality. We understand interviews can be nerve wracking, so we’re not expecting perfection- we are, however, expecting persona…
    Shared on 8 April 2018 - Store Manager - Mississauga, ON

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Store Manager interview tips at Starbucks

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)77%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)11%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Starbucks

  • Be yourself and be honest - Starbucks can train a monkey to make a latte (that is a reflection of their high level training programs) what they cannot train is for people to have a personality
    Shared on 13 October 2018 - Store Manager - Vancouver, BC
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