Tim Hortons
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Interviews at Tim Hortons

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

Interview experience

Based on 13,255 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 11,969 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 10,295 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, their rating is 5.

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
64%
About a week
24%
About two weeks
7%
More than one month
3%
About a month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
72%
Phone call/screening
19%
Problem solving exercises
10%
Other
9%
Background check
7%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Tim Hortons

  • Asked basic questions
    Shared on 18 January 2022 - Front Cash/Baker/Midnight worker/Manager - Montague, PE
  • It was a short 5 minute interview that focused on my skills in baking, my availability, my previous food experience, my availability, how I commute, how much weight can I lift and where the store they…
    Shared on 1 January 2021
  • Really, just tell them what they want to hear and they'll hire you
    Shared on 28 February 2020
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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
  • What do you do when a customer want to have their coffee replaced
    Shared on 22 April 2020 - Cashier/Barista - Toronto, ON
  • A customer is angry while you are taking their order and is ridiculing you. What should you do?
    Shared on 7 November 2019

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Interview tips at Tim Hortons

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)34%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code22%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Tim Hortons

  • Don’t… get up and leave at a running pace
    Shared on 10 May 2021 - Team member - Milton, ON
  • Just keep in mind if you want to excel you need to say yes so they know you are willing to work.
    Shared on 5 January 2021 - Tim Hortons Team Member - Grande Prairie, AB
  • Just stay calm and think as the employer as a friend
    Shared on 29 August 2020 - cashier and made the food/drinks - Abbotsford, BC

The first interview at Tim Hortons

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In25%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Paper application14%
  • Other10%

How candidates received their first interview at Tim Hortons

  • I emailed an application, and I received an interview offer two days later.
    Shared on 24 July 2021
  • I got a call asking to come in for an interview after handing in my resume
    Shared on 24 September 2020 - Tim Hortons Team Member - Waterford, ON
  • I handed in my application and recived a on spot interview.
    Shared on 14 June 2020 - Customer Service Representative - Saint John, NB
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