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1. When have you had experience dealing with an outrageous customer before? How did you handle that situation?
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Taco Bell Interview Questions
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Have you ever worked until 2am? How do you know you are able to handle late working hours?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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A late night schedual wouldn't work well due to the fact that I would be doing school work and research.
 
2.
I have never worked until 2 am but how I would know that I can handle late hours is by getting a lot of sleep before going in to work to be able to do my job correct and to remain energetic.
 
3.
No. I would know if I was able to work late working hours if I am capable of handling it and my school work didn't interfere.
 
4.
I have worked until 2am and later. There is always work to be done.
 
5.
I know I will be able to work until 2 am because college has trained me for that. Ive learned how to stay up late and work effectively and efficiently.
 
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3 of 20
How will a part-time job at Taco Bell conflict with your current schedule?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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A part time would not conflict with my schedule at all. I can do flexible hours and come in as often as necessary.
 
2.
A part-time job would fit my schedule perfectly fine because I can go after school without a problem.
 
3.
This job will not major conflict on my schedule.
 
4.
It wouldn't conflict at all. My schedule is completely flexible and I'm available whenever.
 
5.
Right now there is nothing standing in my way.
 
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4 of 20
What is your least favorite item on our menu?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I like pretty much everything that I have tried.
 
2.
My least favorite item on the menu are all the Burritos in general. I find them messy when consuming.
 
3.
My least favorite item on the menu is the black bean burrito.
 
4.
My least favorite item are the salads, too much lettuce.
 
5.
If I were to choose one I would say the supreme. I am not a big fan of sour cream.
 
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5 of 20
How long do you foresee yourself working at Taco Bell?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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If hired I would work for taco bell for over a year or more.
 
2.
I see myself working at taco bell more than 1 year.
 
3.
I would see myself for at taco bell for over a year and half.
 
4.
For about two years.
 
5.
I originally planned working at Taco Bell until summer break is over, however depending how things go, I may continue until I graduate high school and move to college.
 
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6 of 20
If you could pick our next doritos taco flavor, what would it be?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Ranch Bacon Taco with cheese and sour cream..
 
2.
If I could the next flavor, it would be buffalo wings.
 
3.
Ranch bacon with sour cream would be an excellent flavor to have!
 
4.
I would have another spicy flavor, I would have it be the spicy nacho flavor.
 
5.
I think a diablo flavored taco might taste interesting.
 
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7 of 20
Have you ever worked with a coworker you disliked? How did you get along?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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If its about the way they work talk to the manger if its not about work let it go.
 
2.
Yes however we did not fight or argue we were fine we put aside our differences and we did not worry about us not liking eachother.
 
3.
In a group at school yes, I just ignore them and do my part while they do theirs. Or I be the bigger person and say look we have to get it done so lets be cool.
 
4.
I have worked with all types of personalities and I always remember that just because you don't like someone doesn't mean that you can't work with them. At the end of the day you are both part of the same team.
 
5.
Because I have never had a job I am not quite sure How to answer this question. At school I always ended up working in a group where someone found me to be beneath them and treated me like I actually was. I learned that the only way I would finish my work was to tolerate their behavior towards me.
 
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8 of 20
Where does Taco Bell rank amongst your favorite fast food restaurants?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I dont eat out much, but I love the food and atmosphere, so it would be in the top.
 
2.
Taco Bell is absolutely my number one favorite fast food restaurant, not only because of how fast and customer friendly it is, but because mexican food is my favorite.
 
3.
I would say that it is one of my top two because I love the environment and the food and sweets are great.
 
4.
I set aside taco bell from other restaurants because it is unlike any other restaurant. In fast food restaurants that sell tacos, it is one of my favorites.
 
5.
Because I can't eat anything here it's not ranked very high for me but I know a lot of people who eat it, like my family, who really like it and it's ranked pretty high for them.
 
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9 of 20
How many hours do you expect a week?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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as many are needed or i can
 
2.
I expect 30 to 35 hrs a week.
 
3.
As many as you need me to work, that I can fit in my schedule.
 
4.
I expect about 20 hours a week.
 
5.
As many as I can get within my schedule.
 
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10 of 20
Have you ever worked fast food?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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No, but I think it will be nice to gain experience at working in such a fast paced enviornment.
 
2.
No but I have always had a strong desire for it.
 
3.
I Currently have not worked at any fast food,but I always had a desire too.
 
4.
I havent worked fast food but im willing to give ita try for a new experiance for me.
 
5.
Yes I have I worked at c and m pizza and dominos pizza. I prided myself in keeping a clean working space.
 
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11 of 20
Do you miss the Taco Bell Chihuahua? Should we bring him back?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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yes. I think it would be great to get the taco bell dog back.
 
2.
Yes it would be a great promotion for the kids and for the adults with nostalgia.
 
3.
I do n i think you should.
 
4.
I do miss the Chihuahua. I am an animal lover and I thought he was cute.
 
5.
Yeah I do I loved those commercials. Simple yet affective marketing slogan. It always made me ˇyo quiero taco bell.
 
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12 of 20
Are you more likely to pick up an extra shift or turn down an extra shift?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I would be more likely to pick up an extra shift. I believe myself to be very dependable.
 
2.
I am most likely to pick up an extra shift.
 
3.
I am always willing to gain an extra shift. I would only turn one down if I felt that I was too tired or burned out.
 
4.
I would probably be more likely to pick up an extra shift because if I have extra time I might as well!
 
5.
Mostly likely I would pick up an extra shift when I need to.
 
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13 of 20
What shifts are you available to work?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Monday-Thursday 5:30 p. M.-10:00 p. M. Saturday 2-6 p. M.
 
2.
Everything but over night.
 
3.
Dinner, late night. Weekends anytime.
 
4.
I am available to work any of the shifts.
 
5.
I can work the morning shift on any days except for Thursdays and Saturdays.
 
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14 of 20
What do you think of our new breakfast menu?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I think the menu is very nice and it looks delicious.
 
2.
I think its delicious but I can happily say I enjoy the evening menu much more.
 
3.
Its something new, bacon egg and cheese on a soft taco Heaven!!!
 
4.
I have tired a breakfast burrito and it was good.
 
5.
I absolutely love the new breakfast menu, my favorite is grilled breakfast burrito.
 
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15 of 20
Tell me about a time that frustrated you at your last job?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I havent ever gotten frustrated in any of my jobs, i just stayed focused and and calm and tried to get all my work done.
 
2.
I was asked to work two eight hour shifts with only an hour break in between.
 
3.
I have never really been frustrated at my jobs, I just stay clam and try what I'm doing till I get it right.
 
4.
I never get frustrated I just do the best I can.
 
5.
When other people don't complete their tasks it can get me frustrated, but I always manage to gather myself and rally positive response from others in order to finish a job.
 
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16 of 20
If you could pick any job right now, what would be your ideal job?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Something that I am happy doing and I make enough money to support my family.
 
2.
I would work in an art studio where I could draw all day.
 
3.
Putting condiments on the shelves and cleaning the restaurant.
 
4.
My ideal job would be anything with heavy emphasis on customer service and interaction with people.
 
5.
I would love to work with people and get into business that relates to deaf studies.
 
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17 of 20
Why do you want a job at Taco Bell?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I want the job because from my experience you guys are very customer friendly, and I think I could learn a lot from this job.
 
2.
It seems like a very clean, customer friendly, and skillful place. I think I could pick up a lot of skills from working here.
 
3.
Taco bell is very clean, skillful place, customer friendly, I am responsible and I love their food.
 
4.
Because taco bell is a very clean and organized place to work at.
 
5.
Because i love there food.
 
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18 of 20
Tell me one promotional food item we have ran, and what was your favorite?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Doritos locos taco.
 
2.
XXL Chalupa, and it was my favorite because i love chalupas...it was heaven !
 
3.
Im not quite sure but they all were good.
 
4.
Doritos Locos Tacos. I'm in love with Doritos and you put ground beef, cheese, lettuce, and sourcream on it, i will marry it. and you did that.
 
5.
Captain crunch delights ...My favorite is Doritos tacos.
 
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19 of 20
What do you know about Taco Bell?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Tacobell headquarters located in Irvine, CA.tacobell was founded on march 21, 1962 in downey, CA.tacobell opened in 1977 in guam.1977 tacobell was the first to offer free refills.
 
2.
I know you guys just started serving breakfast.
 
3.
Founded in march 1962 in irvine ca. First to offer free refills in 1977 among fast food restaurants.
 
4.
Taco Bell is currently expanding into new segments of the fast food industry, for example, they are introducing a breakfast lineup to compete with McDonalds. They are also introducing items that can compete against Chipotle. I believe Taco Bell is in an excellent place to succeed and is why I want to work there.
 
5.
I know about the whole menu. I really love the Tacos. The Dorito taco is a hit.
 
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20 of 20
Why do you need this job?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I need this job because I need to gain experience working, and I need to save up some money for college.
 
2.
I enjoy people and working in a fast paced environment.
 
3.
I want to be able to provide for myself and feel good about having a steady job.
 
4.
I need to start saving for college somehow.
 
5.
I need this job because my family is currently struggling with money and also I enter senior next year so it would be good for me to save up money for college.
 
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