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Barista Interviews at Starbucks

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Starbucks.
Interview experience
Based on 83 interviews
Interview difficulty
Based on 83 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 80 interviews
About a day or two

Barista Interview process at Starbucks

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
More than one month
About a month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Background check
Written test
Least reported steps
Drug test
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Starbucks

  • Depends with the manager who interview you. Basically bring your resume and walk in.
    Shared on 24 June 2018 - Barista - Kuala Lumpur

Barista Interview questions at Starbucks

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Will you be able to multi-task
    Shared on 26 July 2018 - Barista - Malaysia
  • Well, they most certain ask how would we describe ourselves. What do we look for at Starbucks. About job responsibilities.
    Shared on 28 June 2018 - Barista - Malaysia
  • Ask about coffee tasting
    Shared on 25 April 2018 - Barista - Kuching sarawak

Barista Interview tips at Starbucks

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)37%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)25%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Starbucks

  • Passion in coffee and customer service.
    Shared on 4 March 2020 - Barista - Kuching

The first interview at Starbucks for Barista

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In60%
  • Other online job site13%
  • Employee referral13%
  • I called them7%
  • Other7%

How candidates received their first interview at Starbucks

  • Interview session with a humble and sporting Manager on duty.
    Shared on 24 March 2019 - Barista - George Town