Top 15 Starbucks Shift Supervisor Interview Questions

What is your leadership style?

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1. What is your leadership style?

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I am very observant, I take into consideration how each of my partners work and play from there.

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2. When applying for jobs, why did you choose Starbucks?

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3. When have you had to deal with an irate customer? What did you do?

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

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5. Where do you see yourself in two years?

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6. Do you enjoy working with other people?

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7. How do you manage your time?

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8. What impact did you have in your last job?

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9. How do you get subordinates to produce at a high level? Give an example.

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10. Do you have a problem being told to complete a task by your superior?

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11. Why are you the best person for Starbucks?

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I care. Plain and simple. I care about my partners. My store. Each and every cup of coffee or tea or anything that the customer orders. I care about what this company stands for. And I want to create each inspired moment for each customer.

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12. What is your greatest strength?

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Both my greatest strength and weakness would be that I care. I care so so much and it can sometimes be my beat friend or worst enemy.

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13. If hired, how long do you see yourself working here?

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I plan on staying with the company for as long ad I can. I truly love working here.

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14. What do you know about our company?

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I know that it originally only sold whole bean coffee I'm Seattle and Mr. Shultz had his own company Il Giornale and when given the opportunity to by Starbucks, the company he originally worked for he didn't look back.

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15. What are your career goals with our company?

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I am wanting to my a shift for now. But am still considering where I would like to go from here.

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16. If you find a problem going on with two different employees, what would you do?

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I would approach each individually and find out their sides of the store. And assess the situation from there.

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17. What is your greatest weakness?

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My expectations of my coworkers contributions to our dept is my greatest weakness. If a coworker is unfocused I will give suggestions of things they could be doing to contribute and that intimidates some people.

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18. Do you have managing experience?

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19. Can you work weekends?

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20. What is your favorite drink from Starbucks?

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An iced caramel macchiato. Or during the winter I loved the holiday spice flat white with gingerbread!

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