Questions and Answers about Shake Shack

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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?


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2 weeks you are given training books. You have to take test. For each job there. You get points for taking test

Answered - Line Cook and kitchen staff (Former Employee) - Baltimore, MD

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From when I applied to when I got hired it took less than a week. Applied online, 2 days later got an email invitation for an interview. 2 day after first interview got another invitation interview then hired on site of my second interview.


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The process of getting hired is less than 2 weeks

Answered - Cashier/Cook (Current Employee) - Paramus, NJ

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I believe the process was completed with one week

Answered - Cashier (Former Employee) - Brooklyn, NY

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Very quick due to the turnout rate

Answered - Line Cook/Prep Cook (Former Employee) - Skokie, IL

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Very quickly. You apply online. They call you for 2 interviews and depending on your flexibility, enthusiasm and plans, you can get hired. People always quit or get fired, so it's an easy hire.

Answered - Team Member (Former Employee) - Coral Gables, FL

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