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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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1. When have you had experience dealing with an outrageous customer before? How did you handle that situation?

Top Answer

I use to work at CVS and when I had and unruly customer come at me I stayed calm stayed happy and asked what they needed and if I could fulfill there need I would point them to the nearest manager or assistant.

Second Best

I had a experience with this person who get really upset. I stay calm and ask them what's wrong and try to figure out a solution.

3.

I havent dealt with and outrageous customer but I have dealt with high tension situations with people before and ive been able to calm the people involved down pretty well.

4.

I havent actually worked, but in Keystone (the leadership program), I had to sell tickets for an event. A lady came up to me to complain because she didnt receive something from last year's event, so I told her I am very sorry for that. That this year it is being ran by different people and that wont happen again. I also told her that I can try to receive those pictures again.

5.

Having never worked before, I can't answer that with an anecdote. However, I can say that if I was in that situation, I would do my best to stay calm. Never try to snap at a customer if you can help it. It only adds fuel to the fire. If things escalate too much, I can always consult my manager. They're the ones that are allowed to disagree with a customer. As an employee, it is simply my job to give the best service possible, and to alleviate any potential frustrations a customer may have.

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2. Have you ever worked until 2am? How do you know you are able to handle late working hours?

Top Answer

A late night schedual wouldn't work well due to the fact that I would be doing school work and research.

Second Best

No. I can handle it when I get used to working here.

3.

I have not and I have never tried it but ive had no issues staying up untill increadibly late hours before I felt tired and I can run on lack of sleep without being grumpy.

4.

No and I dont think I can handle late working hours.

5.

This is my first job but I feel I could handle late hours pretty well.

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3. How will a part-time job at Taco Bell conflict with your current schedule?

Top Answer

It won't because I just moved here and need something to do to keep me busy and also I'm not in school right now. If I go back to school, it still won't because I will make sure I communicate with the manager and inform them my classes schedules so I can be able to work around it.

Second Best

It wouldnt conflict at all I can get a ride any time after 4 and I can get a ride at 11 pm.

3.

A part-time job would fit my schedule perfectly fine because I can go after school without a problem.

4.

Truthfully, it wouldn't really be a problem until the start of the next school year. That's when marching season comes back in.

5.

It will not interfear with my current schedule now.

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4. What is your least favorite item on our menu?

Top Answer

I like pretty much everything that I have tried.

Second Best

Nothing really. I love try new things and Taco Bell always seem to surprise me.

3.

The dollar menu nachos, because I love my nachos loaded!

4.

My least favorite item on the menu is the the dorito taco.

5.

I honestly have not tried everything on the menu. I usually get the same thing every time.

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5. How long do you foresee yourself working at Taco Bell?

Top Answer

If hired I would work for taco bell for over a year or more.

Second Best

For about two years.

3.

I see myself working at taco bell more than 1 year.

4.

I would see myself for at taco bell for over a year and half.

5.

At least until I graduate high school, and maybe even longer if I dont go away for college.

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6. If you could pick our next doritos taco flavor, what would it be?

Top Answer

Ranch Bacon Taco with cheese and sour cream..

Second Best

I personally think that the spicy sweet chili would be a delightful taco shell flavor.

3.

Ranch bacon with sour cream would be an excellent flavor to have!

4.

I would suggest the Tapatio flavor.

5.

I would want to try a salsa verde.

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7. Have you ever worked with a coworker you disliked? How did you get along?

Top Answer

If its about the way they work talk to the manger if its not about work let it go.

Second Best

No, I have not. I get along with most people.

3.

Ive always got along with my coworkers but if we ever started to not get along I would just ignore the situation and stay doing my job and would talk to my coworker about the situation after we both werent busy.

4.

Yes I have. And the way I handled it was just ignore the rudeness and act like everything was okay. I never let anything get to me so just be nice .

5.

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.

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8. Where does Taco Bell rank amongst your favorite fast food restaurants?

Top Answer

I dont eat out much, but I love the food and atmosphere, so it would be in the top.

Second Best

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 this is my favorite restaurant by far.

4.

It has to rank in my top three favorite places to go out and eat to.

5.

I do not go to fast food restaurants I prefer to eat at home.

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9. How many hours do you expect a week?

Top Answer

as many are needed or i can

Second Best

I expect about 20 hours a week.

3.

I expect 30 to 35 hrs a week.

4.

As many as you need me to work, that I can fit in my schedule.

5.

As many as I can get within my schedule.

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10. Have you ever worked fast food?

Top Answer

No but I have always had a strong desire for it.

Second Best

No, but I think it will be nice to gain experience at working in such a fast paced enviornment.

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 Ive worked at a restaurant before and gave me so much more feedback on how it actually is to be working for a fast food place.

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11. Do you miss the Taco Bell Chihuahua? Should we bring him back?

Top Answer

Yes it would be a great promotion for the kids and for the adults with nostalgia.

Second Best

yes. I think it would be great to get the taco bell dog back.

3.

I do n i think you should.

4.

Yes I think its a great idea to bring the Chihuahua dog back.

5.

I actually have a chihuahua, so yea I think it would be great if you brought him back.

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12. If you could pick any job right now, what would be your ideal job?

Top Answer

Something that I am happy doing and I make enough money to support my family.

Second Best

Working at Taco Bell. To obtain the skills in fast food and to help serve customers with great service.

3.

I really want to be a counselor. So that would definetely be my ideal job.

4.

To be honest I would chose anything that will help me support my family.

5.

Well my dream job is to become a nurse so my ideal job would be anything pointed in that direction.

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13. What do you think of our new breakfast menu?

Top Answer

I think the menu is very nice and it looks delicious.

Second Best

I think it is just great the food is so good I just like it so much.

3.

I personally love breakfast, so Taco Bell having one just makes me more happier.

4.

I think the new breakfast menu is great, I usually come before school .

5.

I think the breakfast menu is creative, and is a great way of reaching out to more people, as well as broadening the range of different foods you serve.

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14. What shifts are you available to work?

Top Answer

Monday-Thursday 5:30 p. M.-10:00 p. M. Saturday 2-6 p. M.

Second Best

Until the end of the summer I am willing to work any kind of schedule, but I plan on going to school in the fall so my schedule will have to change by then.

3.

I am available to work at any time.

4.

Any on Mondays, Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday and after 2p. M on sundays and in the early morning for Tuesdays and Wednesday because after 5 I have tumble and church.

5.

I am available to work any shift.

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15. Tell me about a time that frustrated you at your last job?

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

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.

No job has ever frustrated me. I do my work and help out when needed.

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16. Why do you want a job at Taco Bell?

Top Answer

It seems like a very clean, customer friendly, and skillful place. I think I could pick up a lot of skills from working here.

Second Best

Because taco bell is a very clean and organized place to work at.

3.

It seems like a clean and friendly environment to work at and I will learn a lot of things.

4.

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.

5.

Taco bell is very clean, skillful place, customer friendly, I am responsible and I love their food.

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17. Tell me one promotional food item we have ran, and what was your favorite?

Top Answer

Doritos locos taco.

Second Best

XXL Chalupa, and it was my favorite because i love chalupas...it was heaven !

3.

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.

4.

Im not quite sure but they all were good.

5.

The Doritos locos. But I like everything Taco Bell has had.

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18. What do you know about Taco Bell?

Top Answer

Founded in march 1962 in irvine ca. First to offer free refills in 1977 among fast food restaurants.

Second Best

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.

3.

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.

4.

I know you guys just started serving breakfast.

5.

I know about the whole menu. I really love the Tacos. The Dorito taco is a hit.

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19. Why do you need this job?

Top Answer

I need this job because I need to gain experience working, and I need to save up some money for college.

Second Best

To challenge my skills in fast food and my desire for it.

3.

To better myself in life and to learn how to provide for myself.Strive for greatness.

4.

I want the expierence of working in an enviroment like this , so fast paced and I love dealing with people plus I am starting to save up for college and a car.

5.

I need this job so that I can have the experience to work at taco bell.

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20. Are you more likely to pick up an extra shift or turn down an extra shift?

Top Answer

I would be more likely to pick up an extra shift. I believe myself to be very dependable.

Second Best

I would love an extra shift any time it is available.

3.

I am more likely to pick up an extra shift.

4.

Most likely I will, depending on if my family needs me.

5.

Pick up an extra shift do what I have to do.

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