Brookdale Senior Living
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Interviews at Brookdale Senior Living

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Brookdale Senior Living.
Interview experience
Based on 234 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 234 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 220 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Brookdale Senior Living

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
42%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
22%
About a month
7%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
85%
Background check
77%
Drug test
77%
Phone call/screening
37%
Group interview
24%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
0%

Interview questions at Brookdale Senior Living

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Have you worked with senior before?
    Shared on February 14, 2019 - Server - Garden Grove, CA
  • All about health care
    Shared on July 11, 2018 - Resident Programs Coordinator - Forest City, NC
  • Name strong points
    name weak points
    Shared on June 19, 2018 - Dining Room Manager - San Antonio, TX
Interview tips at Brookdale Senior Living
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)68%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Brookdale Senior Living
  • Don't worry about the hiring process. It's a formality. They might every joke with you during the Q & A. If you can breathe, and agree to join the team, you are hired. All downhill after that.
    Shared on June 5, 2019
  • Keep looking for a job because Brookdale management do not care about you are the residence
    Shared on June 1, 2019
  • Keep looking until the day you start work. The process is flawed and not all of it is the company's fault. Some of it is to be sure. Individual States have different laws and in my view politicians ar…
    Shared on May 27, 2019
The first interview at Brookdale Senior Living
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral24%
  • Through Indeed.com23%
  • I walked in22%
  • Paper application10%
  • Other online application7%
How candidates received their first interview at Brookdale Senior Living
  • I was not looking for job went to job fair walked out with a job.
    Shared on June 4, 2019
  • I had a meeting with several other people, were given paper work and were sent for a drug test..different days and was hired.
    Shared on November 19, 2018
  • Friend and family
    Shared on October 5, 2018 - CNA/HHA - Bartlesville, OK
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