The Cornish Bakery
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Interviews at The Cornish Bakery

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at The Cornish Bakery.

Interview experience

Based on 158 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 157 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 141 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at The Cornish Bakery

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
52%
About a week
28%
About two weeks
13%
More than one month
4%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
83%
Phone call/screening
39%
Problem solving exercises
9%
Other
9%
Take-home/sample work
5%
Least reported steps
Written test
2%
They have no interview
2%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at The Cornish Bakery

  • Very nice, great manager, Just a formal conversation
    Shared on 24 June 2020 - Team Member - England
  • Easy and laid back
    Shared on 19 March 2018 - Team Member - Cornwall
  • Apply with a CV, Called for an interview,where the Manager of the shop will talk you thru the type of job you will be doing, walk you around showing you this and that, then will ask for work experienc…
    Shared on 15 March 2018 - Team Member - Full Time/ Future Head Barista - Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Interview questions at The Cornish Bakery

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Give examples of customer service you have given.Usual questions.
    Shared on 8 December 2020 - Team Member - Bideford, Devon
  • The usual stuff. "Why do you want to work here, what qualifications do you have, weaknesses/strengths." Etc.
    Shared on 5 October 2020 - Team Member - Lyme Regis, Dorset
  • Job experience Educational background (not necessary)If you have any skills from previous positions that are transferable
    Shared on 19 March 2018 - Team Member - Cornwall

Interview tips at The Cornish Bakery

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)52%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)28%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Formal (business suit)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Cornish Bakery

  • Just be yourself
    Shared on 27 March 2022 - Manager - England

The first interview at The Cornish Bakery

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed66%
  • Walk-In11%
  • Other11%
  • Recruiter contacted me4%
  • Employee referral4%

How candidates received their first interview at The Cornish Bakery

  • Via a recruitment agency
    Shared on 19 October 2021 - Bakery Manager - Torquay, Devon
  • I applied for a role seen on indeed
    Shared on 20 April 2021 - Seconded Bakery manager - Padstow, Cornwall
  • I applied via an ad on Indeed. I then got a phone call and pre interview chat. Because of the pandemic, everything was done remotely
    Shared on 25 January 2021 - Assistant Manager - Windermere, Cumbria
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