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Interviews at Festival Foods

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Festival Foods.
Interview experience
Based on 48 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 46 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 45 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Festival Foods

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
44%
About a week
38%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
2%
More than one month
0%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
88%
Phone call/screening
35%
Background check
28%
Group interview
16%
Problem solving exercises
9%
Least reported steps
Written test
0%
Presentation
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Festival Foods

  • The interview process is very straight forward and presents a friendly environment.
    Shared on October 18, 2018 - Stocker/Forklift operator - Marshfield, WI
  • The interview process for Festival Foods is very formal. So come dressed up, on time, and prepared for lots of questions off of your resume.
    Shared on January 21, 2018 - Cashier/ Tot Spot/ Cart Runner/ Grocery - Somers, WI
  • It's fairly short, nothing too formal
    Shared on January 15, 2018 - Deli Clerk - Kenosha, WI

Interview questions at Festival Foods

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why do you want to work for Festival Foods? Have you worked in a grocery store before? What department would you prefer to work in? What is your relevant experience?
    Shared on November 16, 2018 - Customer Service Representative - Madison, WI
  • I had a 5 minute open interview. I would encourage anyone applying to be very prepared, as you only have one, brief shot.
    Shared on August 14, 2018 - Deli Clerk/Cashier - Fond du Lac, WI
  • What would you do if you had a rude customer? How much would you like to be paid? Why did you choose Festival?
    Shared on July 31, 2018 - Cashier - Onalaska, WI
Interview tips at Festival Foods
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)68%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)13%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Festival Foods
  • Great place to work but the pay could be a little better
    Shared on March 22, 2019 - Cashier, Self-checkouts, and pricing department - Green Bay, WI
  • Just be pleasant, outgoing and mature. The main thing they look for is that you will be attentive and caring toward the “guests”. Don’t call them “customers “. Going the extra mile for guests is the p…
    Shared on May 6, 2018
  • Just be yourself
    Shared on January 15, 2018 - Deli Clerk - Kenosha, WI
The first interview at Festival Foods
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online application34%
  • Paper application24%
  • Employee referral17%
  • I walked in12%
  • Through Indeed.com5%
How candidates received their first interview at Festival Foods
  • Filled out an application online and was called in for a face-to-face interview.
    Shared on February 10, 2019 - Cashier - La Crosse, WI
  • I applied for the job.
    Shared on January 8, 2019 - Meat Department Evening Supervisor (Full-time) - De Pere, WI
  • Apply online
    Shared on September 17, 2018 - Cake Decorator/Bakery Clerk - Neenah, WI
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