Food Lion
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Interviews at Food Lion

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Food Lion.
Interview experience
Based on 1,531 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,529 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 1,478 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Food Lion

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
58%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
10%
More than one month
3%
About a month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
78%
Background check
29%
Phone call/screening
18%
Problem solving exercises
13%
Drug test
11%
Least reported steps
Written test
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Food Lion

  • The interview was great. I met associates that work there. Toured the store. It was great and Tony was great till after that.
    Shared on June 25, 2020 - CSM Customer Service Manager - Charleston, SC
  • Applied for a position in early January, received a phone screening end of February, in person interview middle of March, still waiting on result middle of April. 90+ day process, best to have an exis…
    Shared on April 8, 2020 - Store Manager - Swansboro, NC
  • Easy and comfortable
    Shared on March 29, 2020 - Perishable Department - At the store

Interview questions at Food Lion

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How I dealt with people. My hours of availability If I felt I would be able to handle this job
    Shared on September 24, 2019 - FRONT MANAGER - georgetown frasher street
  • I enjoyed the manager nice and straight forward. I have experience in the groceries business. I hope to get hired.
    Shared on April 2, 2019
  • Why are u good for this job ?
    Shared on February 11, 2019 - Cashier - Delmar, DE
Interview tips at Food Lion
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)60%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)20%
  • They didn’t have a dress code10%
  • Formal (business suit)7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Food Lion
  • Stay focused with your work and always be professional and prompt.
    Shared on June 4, 2018 - Office Manager - Goldsboro, NC
  • Be yourself.
    Shared on February 6, 2018 - PT Grocery Associate - Moneta, VA
  • The interview is easy
    Shared on February 2, 2018 - Deli Associate - Richmond, VA
The first interview at Food Lion
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In26%
  • Other online job site20%
  • Employee referral17%
  • I called them12%
  • Through Indeed10%
How candidates received their first interview at Food Lion
  • I applied online and went into the store to follow up on my application three days later. I was then asked to come in for an interview the following day.
    Shared on January 23, 2019
  • I went in and spoke with the manager.
    Shared on March 21, 2018 - cashier - Clarksville, VA
  • I have family in corporate.
    Shared on January 31, 2018 - Cashier - Greensboro, NC