Five Guys
Happiness rating is 64 out of 100
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Interviews at Five Guys

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Five Guys.
Interview experience
Based on 1,389 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,380 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 1,242 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Five Guys

Overall experience

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

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
63%
About a week
24%
About two weeks
8%
About a month
3%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
80%
Background check
18%
Phone call/screening
18%
Group interview
8%
Other
8%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Drug test
4%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Five Guys

  • The hiring manager just asked me about my previous work history, my availability, and why i wanna work there. I was hired on spot
    Shared on March 19, 2021
  • Call you in, sit you down, asks you about yourself and what qualifications you have, job offered on the spot
    Shared on September 9, 2020 - Crew Member - Spokane, WA
  • ? ??? Z-?? On Five Guys we had to complete a 12-course for our assessment for every step that we needed to complete and know about every position to that needed to be done
    Shared on August 22, 2020 - ?? Use for food prepping cashier dishwashing dressing and cleaning - Miami Beach, FL

Interview questions at Five Guys

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell me about yourself.What kind of experience do you have?
    Shared on September 9, 2020 - Crew Member - Spokane, WA
  • What would other people say is your best quality at work? Describe a time where you had to be a leader at work.
    Shared on June 17, 2020 - Crew Member - Atlanta, GA
  • - tell me about yourself - what work experience do you have - availability
    Shared on June 15, 2020 - Crew Member - ‘Aiea, HI

Interview tips at Five Guys

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)42%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)37%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Formal (business suit)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

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-In25%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Employee referral18%
  • Paper application12%
  • Other online job site9%

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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