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Interviews at Subway

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Interview experience
Based on 980 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 980 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 929 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Subway

Overview experience
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Interview process length
About a day or two
60%
About a week
28%
About two weeks
8%
More than one month
3%
About a month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
63%
Phone call/screening
25%
Problem solving exercises
12%
Other
12%
Background check
9%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Take-home/sample work
4%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Subway

  • Just had a one on one conversation with the manager who asked me very basic questions. Nothing formal.
    Shared on 4 June 2019 - Store supervisor, Senior sandwich artist - Pierrefonds, QC
  • Firstly, submission of resume and presence of vacancy. Also, skills of employee and interview by the manager.
    Shared on 5 April 2019
  • They simply look at resumes and then gave a time for interview
    Shared on 28 December 2017 - Cashier - Brampton, ON

Interview questions at Subway

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell me about yourself,
    what are your availability
    Shared on 1 June 2019 - Team Member- sandwich artist - Kelowna, BC
  • How do you like subway and would you enjoy working at subway if hired?
    Shared on 8 November 2018 - Sandwich Maker - Winnipeg, MB
  • How long you are willing to work.?
    Shared on 27 December 2017 - Sandwich Artist and Cashier - Milton, ON
Interview tips at Subway
Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)38%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Subway
  • Interview process was pretty straight forward. If you're able to meet with the franchise owner, you may be picked for another store if one isn't currently hiring. My interview involved a demonstration…
    Shared on 24 September 2019 - Sandwich Artist - North Bay, ON
  • Make sure your social and let them know that you have exceptional customer service (if you do) That was the number 1 thing my owner looked for in an employee. She loved an employee that made sure the…
    Shared on 15 July 2019 - Supervisor/Key Holder - Hamilton, On . Ancaster , On
  • Be confident
    Shared on 13 May 2019 - Sandwich Maker - Langley, BC
The first interview at Subway
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In32%
  • Employee referral24%
  • Paper application14%
  • Through Indeed10%
  • Other9%
How candidates received their first interview at Subway
  • I got interview by reference.
    Shared on 11 May 2019 - Full time employment - Hamilton, ON
  • I knew a friend who worked there.
    Shared on 19 April 2019 - Sandwich Artist - Langenburg, SK
  • I got my first interview with the help of a friend who already knew that the outlook subway is hiring
    Shared on 29 December 2018 - Food Service Supervisor - Outlook, SK
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