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Interviews at Five Guys

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Five Guys.
Interview experience
Based on 723 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 724 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 700 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Five Guys

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
63%
About a week
24%
About two weeks
9%
About a month
3%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Phone call/screening
19%
Background check
19%
Group interview
9%
Problem solving exercises
8%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Drug test
4%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Five Guys

  • Terrrible wasnt good at all.
    Shared on August 22, 2019 - Teays valley five guys Shift manager - Teays Valley, WV
  • Its easy and quick they only ask what your goals are in life
    Shared on May 18, 2018 - CUSTOMER SERVICE/ MANAGER - San Diego, CA
  • Great the managers asked great questioned and offered me the job and was nice
    Shared on April 6, 2018 - Crew member - Flowood, MS

Interview questions at Five Guys

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What days and times would I be available, my skills, why I wanted the job, etc.
    Shared on January 9, 2018 - Crew Trainer - Westfield, MA
  • Responsibilities at previous jobs, what I can bring to the company, etc.
    Shared on December 11, 2017 - Assistant General Manager - Pennsylvania
  • "How much hours are you looking for?"
    "Tell me a bit about yourself."

    "If you had a job before this, why did you leave your previous workplace?"
    Shared on November 21, 2016 - Crew Member - Hickory, NC
Interview tips at Five Guys
Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)41%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)38%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Formal (business suit)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Five Guys
  • Just be yourself.
    Shared on April 24, 2018 - Manager - Monroeville, PA
  • Dress appropriate, speak clearly ask question follow up on interview
    Shared on August 19, 2017 - Cashier - Phila, PA
  • Be yourself
    Shared on September 28, 2016 - Sandwich Maker/Cashier & Trainee - East Greenbush, NY
The first interview at Five Guys
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In29%
  • Employee referral18%
  • Through Indeed16%
  • Paper application13%
  • Other online job site11%
How candidates received their first interview at Five Guys
  • They had in-sight interviews because they're new
    Shared on May 25, 2017
  • I applied online, and I called a few days later and they told me to come in for an interview.
    Shared on February 20, 2017 - Crew Member - Tracy, CA
  • I just walked in and asked for a job
    Shared on January 11, 2017 - Hourly Manager - Kansas City, MO
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