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Interviewing at Starbucks

See what people said about the interview process at Starbucks.

Interview experience

Based on 3,102 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 3,383 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 2,965 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Starbucks

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

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
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at Starbucks

  • So easy it's just like a chat just relax
    Shared on 31 August 2023 - Supervisor - Derby, Derbyshire
  • Interview process is generally quite relaxed and chatty, in my experience. Had to answer some questions and chat about availability/hours etc. and then completed a short task offering customers sampl…
    Shared on 13 May 2019
  • Really easy chatty filled in a few forms and questions like what would you do in this scenario and 1 paid trial shift.
    Shared on 18 February 2019 - Cashier and Waitress and barista - Bristol, Bristol
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Interview questions at Starbucks

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They asked competency questions, so tell us a time when you showed good customer Service, when you had to deal with a difficult situation. They asked my availability and if I'm willing to work weekend…
    Shared on 28 July 2021
  • If I was fully flexible? If I knew how to make any of the specialised drinks? If I had any experience working in a hospitality environment? Do I mind the early/late finishes? Do I drive?
    Shared on 28 February 2019 - Barista Sales Advisor - Abington
  • How long do You want to work here?Are you a teamplayer?Is a problem for you to be here at 4am?
    Shared on 6 February 2019 - Barista - Vauxhall, Greater London

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The first interview at Starbucks

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed53%
  • Walk-In11%
  • Employee referral9%
  • Other8%
  • Paper application6%

How candidates received their first interview at Starbucks

  • Applied via indeed
    Shared on 3 June 2022 - Barista - England
  • Through indeed.
    Shared on 27 September 2021 - Supervisor - Crawley
  • Online application.
    Shared on 16 February 2019 - Barista - South Mimms

Common questions about interviewing at Starbucks

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