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Interviews at Tim Hortons

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Tim Hortons.
Interview experience
Based on 4,938 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 4,575 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 4,388 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Tim Hortons

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
61%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
8%
More than one month
3%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Phone call/screening
18%
Problem solving exercises
13%
Other
10%
Background check
8%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Tim Hortons

  • Really, just tell them what they want to hear and they'll hire you
    Shared on 28 February 2020
  • Was just interviewed today and hired!The interview process was very formal at the Tim Hortons I applied to. She came in with a piece of paper outlining all the questions, and we sat down at some empt…
    Shared on 28 March 2019
  • They were short staffed when I applied so I got hired on the spot. The interview was super easy as well. Keep in mind though that you're still not fully hired after the interview because you are on pr…
    Shared on 26 November 2018

Interview questions at Tim Hortons

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They just asked me about my schedules and availability and why do i wanna be part of the tim hortons team
    Shared on 20 August 2020
  • A customer is angry while you are taking their order and is ridiculing you. What should you do?
    Shared on 7 November 2019
  • A customer has spilled some coffee on the table and is very embarrassed about it. What should you do?
    Shared on 7 November 2019

The first interview at Tim Hortons

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In28%
  • Employee referral18%
  • Through Indeed15%
  • Paper application15%
  • Other8%

How candidates received their first interview at Tim Hortons

  • By asking and bugging when I went there 3 times a day
    Shared on 12 September 2019 - Front Desk Agent - Vernon, BC
  • I heard about it from a family member.
    Shared on 14 March 2019 - Crew Member - Mississauga, ON
  • Applied in person, was hired same day.
    Shared on 20 December 2018 - Cashier - Windsor, ON