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Starbucks Interview Questions | Top 50

Top 10 Starbucks interview questions to prepare answers:


  • 1. What is the highest-level job one can hold in this career?

  • 2. How do you think you can make a contribution to this company?

  • 3. What training do you think you will require doing this job?

  • 4. What would you do when you have a decision to make and no procedure exists?

  • 5. Did you receive any promotions or raises?

  • 6. Explain how you would be an asset to Starbucks?

  • 7. Do you feel that grades are a good indicator of your ability?

  • 8. Were you able to achieve the results you wanted?

  • 9. How would you define good customer service?

  • 10. Explain your role as a team member?

  • Career Interviews


    1. Interview questions at Starbucks for Associate Lawyer:

    • How do you see your job relating to the overall goals?
    • Give an example of a problem you had at work and tell me how you solved it.
    • Have you ever been fired from a job?
    • What salary package are you expecting for this role?
    • Was there a person in your career who really made a difference?
    • Give an example of a time when you assisted a co-worker to enhance their work skills?
    • Does a leader need power or authority? How do you influence people?
    • What skills do you rely on most in your everyday work?
    • How do you make your decisions in general?
    • How do you spend your time when you are not working?
    • Would he or she recommend you for another job?

    2. Consultant interview questions:

    • What are common risks at Starbucks? And how to face?
    • How do you stay current or up-to-date in this industry?
    • How would you weigh a plane without scales?
    • What do you believe are your key strengths?
    • Do you check your messages while on vacation?
    • If you could change or improve anything about your college, what would it be?
    • What sports are you/have you been involved in?
    • Have you ever done consulting work? If so, why and for whom?
    • What qualities do you look for in a supervisor?
    • Give me an example when you felt you were able to motivate a group.
    • Have you done the best work you are capable of doing?

    3. Legal Administrative Assistant job interview at Starbucks, questions:

    • What factors most influence your willingness to take a risk?
    • Tell me about the most boring job you've ever had.
    • What is the most difficult situation you have faced?
    • What can you contribute to this company?
    • How do you think I rate as an interviewer?
    • Tell me about the funniest role you have had on a job/project.
    • What do you hope to gain from working here?
    • What are your plans for self-improvement and personal development?
    • What decisions do you find easy to make?
    • Can you describe a time when your work was criticized?
    • See this pen I am holding, sell it to me.

    4. Questions at Starbucks, interview for Recruiter:

    > What motivates you to put forth your greatest efforts?
    > Do you always double-check your work?
    > What do you see as your primary qualifications for this job?
    > What do you like best about your school?
    > How long will it take for you to make a significant contribution?
    > Describe your most rewarding college experience.
    > What would you do to improve our company's position?
    > What are your strengths?
    > How do you get the best out of people?
    > What are the steps you follow to study a problem before making a decision?
    > How will your greatest strength help you perform?


    5. Interview for Business Development Associate, questions:

    > What do (did) you like about that job and Starbucks?
    > When do you plan to retire?
    > If you could change something in the course of your life, what would you change?
    > What do you expect to learn from this job, that you're not currently getting?
    > What courses have proved to be the most valuable to you in your work?
    > Could you describe a difficult problem and how you dealt with it?
    > Describe the time period and circumstances when you became self-supporting.
    > When do you plan to retire?
    > What are your pet peeves?
    > To what extent would you say that your last job was a learning experience?
    > Can you meet deadlines? If so, give me an example.
    > In what ways is your degree relevant to the work you are now doing?
    > What skills did you learn at your last job that you can use here?
    > What do you do when two employees are fighting?


    6. Questions for Financial Manager:

    > How would you deal with an angry or irate customer?
    > Has anything ever irritated you about people you've worked with?
    > What do you believe are your key strengths?
    > Do you prefer oral or written communications?
    > What would you do to improve our company's position?
    > How do you think you will fit into our operation?
    > What are the qualities of a good team leader?
    > How do you best motivate others?
    > To what extent do your grades reflect how much you learned?
    > Will you relocate? Does relocation bother you?
    > What awards or honors have you received?
    > What days and hours are you available to work? Please be as specific as possible.
    > How would you weigh a plane without scales?
    > Why were you transferred/promoted?
    > What is your usual role in a team?
    > What is good customer service?


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