Frito-Lay
Happiness rating is 56 out of 100
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Interviews at Frito-Lay

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Frito-Lay.
Interview experience
Based on 1,701 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,680 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 1,573 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Frito-Lay

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 4.

Interview process length
About a week
24%
About two weeks
24%
About a day or two
22%
About a month
18%
More than one month
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
76%
Drug test
71%
Background check
68%
Phone call/screening
57%
Group interview
26%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Frito-Lay

  • I applied, then I got an email saying that I met the qualifications after I applied. About a day later, I got another email saying that my application was under review. Approximately three days, later…
    Shared on October 9, 2020
  • I applied, I received a congratulations email the next day or within 2 days, stating that I meet the qualifications for the position I was applying for. And that my application has been sent to the ma…
    Shared on July 31, 2020
  • Applied and got an email to schedule an interview after 2 weeks. A guy did a brief overview of the job in a room with a few candidates. They let you know the last minute that you are going to be asked…
    Shared on November 10, 2019

Interview questions at Frito-Lay

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Situation questions. Ex: Tell us a situation where this happened and what did you do to solve the problem.
    Shared on November 5, 2020 - Packer - Bakersfield, CA
  • I had an interview today on Zoom video app and most of it was questions. She asked about 10-15 questions. It was only one interviewer. Behavioral questions, to see how you react during those situation…
    Shared on July 31, 2020
  • Standard Interview questions. What do you know about the vusiness? Where do you see your self in 5 years? Recall a time where your ethics were thrown into question over an Employer's policies, and wha…
    Shared on May 26, 2020 - Route Sales Representative - Wilmington, MA

Interview tips at Frito-Lay

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)63%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)15%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Frito-Lay

  • Dont bother applying if you have a bachelor's degree in business and relevant sales experience. You will not fit the "mold" they're looking for.
    Shared on June 13, 2020
  • Situation, action, result. The story is about you and no one knows you better than you.
    Shared on March 11, 2020 - Sales District Leader - Flint, MI
  • Don't overthink the questions they ask
    Shared on March 10, 2020 - RSR - Scarborough, ME

The first interview at Frito-Lay

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed26%
  • Employee referral23%
  • Other online job site20%
  • Other10%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%

How candidates received their first interview at Frito-Lay

  • I applied online December 16 2019 received an email on the 20th to set up an in person interview. Interview was yesterday January 8th was told they were still doing interviews and I would know by end …
    Shared on January 9, 2020
  • Let's make it very hard for someone asking for good job to good story tell grand-kids about Frito-Lay
    Shared on September 16, 2019
  • Show up to work on time be ready to work and pay attention and follow dress code
    Shared on September 16, 2019
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