Starbucks Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 31

How well do you handle customer complaints?

Starbucks Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    How well do you handle customer complaints?

  2. 2.

    How would your references describe you?

  3. 3.

    What do you know about Starbucks?

  4. 4.

    Would you say you are a sociable person?

  5. 5.

    What are some of your weaknesses?

  6. 6.

    Describe to me your last manager. What did you like and dislike about their leadership style?

  7. 7.

    Name your three best qualities.

  8. 8.

    Why should we hire you?

  9. 9.

    Would you like to be a manager at Starbucks?

  10. 10.

    How can I trust you not to steal?

  11. 11.

    Have you ever helped someone else achieve their goal or helped to better themselves, if so, how?

  12. 12.

    How often are you late for your responsibilities, such as school or work?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond for customer service?

  14. 14.

    What would you do to help the community if you could do anything you wanted?

  15. 15.

    Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job?

  16. 16.

    How do you expect to make a difference at Starbucks?

  17. 17.

    What is your favorite item at Starbucks?

  18. 18.

    How would you handle a rude customer?

  19. 19.

    Tell me about your experience working in the food industry.

  20. 20.

    In your opinion, what makes a great company?

  21. 21.

    Why should we not hire you?

  22. 22.

    What would you do if a coworker asked you to help them steal?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about a time when you did not have enough time to complete all assigned tasks. How did you prioritize?

  24. 24.

    What is your best personal trait?

  25. 25.

    How often do you give an A plus effort while working?

  26. 26.

    Why do you think you will like working at Starbucks?

  27. 27.

    Where do you see yourself in five years?

  28. 28.

    When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?

  29. 29.

    Tell me about a time when you had to be a leader. How was the outcome?

  30. 30.

    Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?

  31. 31.

    How would you deal with an angry customer while you were busy completing tasks?