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Interviews at Smashburger

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Smashburger.
Interview experience
Based on 80 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 80 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 74 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Smashburger

Overview experience
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Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
64%
About a week
20%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
0%
More than one month
0%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
73%
Background check
27%
Phone call/screening
20%
Problem solving exercises
14%
Group interview
11%
Least reported steps
Drug test
6%
Other
6%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Smashburger

  • Very casual and laid back.
    Shared on June 17, 2018 - Cashier/Host - Plano, TX
  • I only had 1 face to face interview with the manager, asked few typical questions you'd expect on an interview, just quick and simple.
    Shared on September 14, 2017
  • Easy and nice
    Shared on March 6, 2017 - Cashier - Chicago, IL

Interview questions at Smashburger

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why did I feel like I should be hired & how would I fit into the company
    Shared on November 9, 2017 - SHIFT MANAGER - Minnesota
  • Same typical questions:
    - Tell me about yourself

    - Past work experience

    - Availability

    - Why do you want to work here
    Shared on September 14, 2017
  • About my customer service and how many years of experience
    Shared on May 26, 2017 - Cashier/Customer Service - Houston, TX
Interview tips at Smashburger
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)55%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)22%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Smashburger
  • Just be yourself.
    Shared on November 19, 2017 - Waitress/Cashier - Lehi, UT
  • Easy interview, be honest about the hours you want and working weekends.
    Shared on July 7, 2017 - Guest Service Expert Trainor - Mesa, AZ
  • Know the menu before going in!
    Shared on March 16, 2017 - Guest Service Expert - Bloomington, IL
The first interview at Smashburger
How candidates got an interview
  • I walked in30%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Other online application16%
  • Paper application14%
  • I called them8%
How candidates received their first interview at Smashburger
  • Through a friend who worked there at the time.
    Shared on October 1, 2018 - Line Cook - San Diego, CA
  • I went to a job fair
    Shared on August 2, 2018 - GUEST SERVICE EXPERT - Neptune City, NJ
  • By applying to the VP of the franchise group
    Shared on July 9, 2018 - Area General Manager - San Diego, CA
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