Mitchells & Butlers
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Interviews at Mitchells & Butlers

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Mitchells & Butlers.
Interview experience
Based on 426 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 425 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 416 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Mitchells & Butlers

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
57%
About a week
29%
About two weeks
8%
More than one month
4%
About a month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
77%
Phone call/screening
18%
Problem solving exercises
10%
Background check
9%
Other
9%
Least reported steps
Written test
5%
Take-home/sample work
4%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Mitchells & Butlers

  • Pretty poor, it was a sit down for about 5 minutes.
    Shared on 7 September 2018 - Kitchen Manager - Cumbernauld
  • Standard... a chat with a manager followed by a probation period.
    Shared on 3 August 2018 - Front of House Staff - Nottingham
  • Chilled out environment, more like a chat between two people other than an interview
    Shared on 28 February 2018 - Waitress - Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Interview questions at Mitchells & Butlers

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • I didn't have a proper interview
    Shared on 18 June 2019 - FOH Team Leader - The North Star, Chessington
  • How old i was, what college i went to, where i lived, if i could get there easily, what my holidays were, the hours and shifts i was willing to work
    Shared on 15 November 2018 - Food Runner - Hagley
  • Why you would be an asset to there company
    Shared on 25 September 2018 - Chef - Grantham, Lincolnshire

Interview tips at Mitchells & Butlers

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)40%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)21%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Formal (business suit)16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Mitchells & Butlers

  • Have a little bit of knowledge on the company before attending interviews.
    Shared on 17 July 2019 - Front of House Staff - Middlesbrough
  • Its all about personality.
    Shared on 12 July 2019 - General Manager - Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Its a lot of fun, just be your best self.
    Shared on 16 October 2018 - Bartender/Waitress - Bournemouth

The first interview at Mitchells & Butlers

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed30%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Walk-In17%
  • Other12%
  • Other online job site9%

How candidates received their first interview at Mitchells & Butlers

  • Through Facebook
    Shared on 1 July 2019 - Front of House Staff - St Albans
  • Went in and had a chat to one of the managers after my online application was turned down as I was only 16.
    Shared on 24 June 2019 - Front of House Staff - York
  • I went to the employer and asked if they had any jobs on offer.
    Shared on 23 January 2019 - Hospitality Assistant - Kent