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Dishwasher Interview Questions

32 Dishwasher Interview Questions
Question 1 of 32
Have you requested extra responsibilities in any of your previous roles?
How to Answer
The interviewer wants to see that you have a desire to learn, grow, and try on new challenges! No hiring manager wants to hire the complacent employee so show them you are willing to see opportunity when it arises!

Your willingness to take on additional tasks, with a positive attitude, gives the interviewer all the more reason to want to get to know you better. Hiring managers are looking for people who will be proactive and help to carry the team.

Here are some ways you can gain extra responsibilities in the workplace:

- Talking to your boss about your career goals and having a conversation about new tasks that may help to get you there
- Offering to take work off of a co-workers plate, if they seem stressed.
- Just jumping in and take on a new responsibility!

Answer Example
"In my current role I asked my boss if I could take over the social media marketing. We are a small restaurant and my supervisor was struggling with it. Being a millennial, I am always on social media and I really understand what types of posts gain attention. After taking over the task, I grew our Instagram following from just 400 to 2000 in 2 months! I am always game for taking on new tasks."
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Question 2 of 32
Tell me about a time when you took charge of a meeting. Was the outcome a positive one?
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The interviewer would like to know that you have the confidence to successfully lead a meeting.

Think about a time when you have led a meeting - big or small. This could be a phone meeting, a lunch and learn, or a large client presentation.

Begin by telling the interviewer the reason for the meeting, who was involved, and what approach you took to prepare for the meeting. Finally, be sure to mention why you felt the meeting was a success! What did you do in that meeting to create an effective and positive outcome?

Answer Example
"My employer asked me to lead a lunch and learn meeting to train 15 employees on our new client management software. I was already a subject matter expert on the software so it wasn't difficult for me to plan the lesson. The challenge was making the content entertaining enough to keep the employees engaged. I created a strong PowerPoint presentation that included pop quiz questions throughout. The presentation was a success and my employer asked me to lead a follow up meeting a few weeks later."
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Question 3 of 32
Why did you leave your last job?
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The interviewer wants to know why you chose to move on. A great response would be to say, "I was ready to take on a new challenge," or "there was no room for growth in that position." It's always best to draw attention to what you are moving onto rather than focusing on what was wrong with what you left. It's understandable to want a new challenge or to desire to learn new things. So share what you're interested in getting out of this new opportunity! If you left involuntarily, explain why and be willing to admit fault. Show what you learned from the situation and how you want to prevent that issue from happening again.
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"I was ready to take on a new challenge,"
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Question 4 of 32
Tell me about an achievement you are proud of. What skills did you use to achieve this goal?
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The interviewer would like to know that you are capable of setting goals, and reaching them. The person who aims to achieve more and more every day is the exact person that every manager wants to hire!

Discuss an example of when you overcame obstacles to reach a career related goal that seemed impossible. Or, share a time when you received an award, and talk about the most challenging parts of achieving that award. Highlight your determination and focus.

Answer Example
"My company has a President's Club for all top sales reps. When you reach PC level, you earn a trip to Mexico! Last year I told myself that I was going to reach the President's Club level, no matter what it took. I worked an average of 50 hours per week, I doubled my cold calling numbers, and utilized areas of our SalesForce program that most people in our company don't even know about. Mixing my strong determination with sound technical skills, and willingness to push through, I made it! I was really proud of this achievement."
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Question 5 of 32
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
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If you are a part of any organizations, sports teams or clubs, talk about your involvement. Share the role you play and your contribution as well as what you enjoy about it. If you enjoy other activities like writing, hiking or spending time with friends, talk about those too. This question gives the interviewer a chance to get to know you. They are interested in learning about your personality and what motivates you. If any of your outside activities relate to this position, definitely share the skills you have learned and the similarities.
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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 10/28/2014
Last modified on: 08/30/2018

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About Dishwasher

August 31st, 2018

A Dishwasher, also known as a Kitchen Helper, is responsible for cleaning the dishes, utensils, and food preparation equipment used in a restaurant, commercial kitchen, hospital, or other business where food is prepared or served. The role of a Dishwasher is vital to the smooth operation of any kitchen setting as the Dishwasher is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the kitchen and the preparation of place settings and cooking tools.

Dishwasher positions are generally minimum wage roles. In a restaurant or bar setting, the dishwasher may receive a portion of the tip-out at the end of a shift; although this isn't the standard. There is often a high rate of turnover in a Dishwasher role which means that these positions may be easy to find. The hours of a Dishwasher will depend on the nature of the business. A cafe may have shorter hours where a bar or hospital kitchen will be open 24/7. Flexibility in ones schedule is important in this line of work as evenings, weekends, and holidays may be required.

Being a Dishwasher is a very physical role that requires a lot of standing, lifting, and bending. A Dishwasher should be prepared to handle the physical requirements of the role.

There is no post-secondary education required to become a dishwasher which makes it an ideal position for high school or university students. A dishwasher will receive on the job training which may also include food-safety or other health and safety related training.