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Publix Front Service Clerk Interview Questions

Updated 19 Jan, 2015
Updated 19 Jan, 2015
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Front Service Clerk Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Publix.

Interview Details

Easy interview. Met with the manager, and he asked me about what I plan to do in the future. He took a call in the middle of the interview, but I didn't really mind. By the end of the interview, I was offered a position at minimum wage. They made me take a mouth swab drug test, and then they sent me to some pretty dreadful classes. After the classes though, I started working and getting trained right away. Overall, an easy experience for my first job.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Publix

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    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Publix.

    Interview Details

    I applied. I received a pone call. I went into the store for a behavioral interview and they offered me the job right there. I was in high school, so I did not really negotiate anything more than minimum wage. I was only 15 years old. This was my first job. The interview was easy and it was worth it to get my first job

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not bad!
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Savannah, GA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Savannah, GA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Publix.

    Interview Details

    First step, come in and put the app in. Yes, in. You cannot take it online. It is very helpful to take full initiative, talk to a manager, introduce yourself, explain you'd love to work there, you're a fast learner and a hard worker with a flexible schedule. Be the person they want, make them enthusiastic about hiring you. Let them know your app is already in. You'll get a call for an interview. Then, post interview, a call for paperwork and a drug test (mouth swab test). You're in! Next is orientation, a day with other newly hired folks, a free lunch, and learning about the company.
    Application has MANY trick questions. If you're not going for a manager position, there are questions that are worded just to trick you as a employee under someone. Questions that you think they'd want you to take leadership in and make it sound like you'd be bothering the manager if you asked for help. But REALLY, you should always just choose the question that sounds like you're listening to your manager. If you think choosing "agree" rather than "strongly agree" is honest and appealing to the employer, you're wrong. If it sounds good, hit strongly agree. Sounds bad, hit strongly disagree.

    Interview Questions
    • Honestly, it was to tell her about myself. I stumbled all over my words, trying to think of what about me would make me appealing for the job.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't even know my pay til I was hired, I never bothered to ask. Turned out when I logged into my employee profile, I was making $9/hr! Never needed to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Publix.

    Interview Details

    Applied using the computer in the store, takes around 20 minutes. Got a call around a week later, setting up an interview time. Came to the store and was interviewed by the CS Manager in her office, very casual and laid back. The interview only took 10 minutes at most.

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly simple behavior based questions, how would you handle an upset customer, what do you do if you see a coworker stealing, etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, pretty cut and dry.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Petersburg, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Petersburg, FL (US)
    Interview Details

    Very easy interview process, don't even have to dress nice for the interview. Fist you fill out your application on the computer then they will call you back in about a week with an interview with the manager then you will be offered the job in the second interview.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions just basic questions that any can answer.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Publix.

    Interview Details

    Easy interview, more of a conversation than an interview. Just basic questions and an overview of the position responsibilities, benefits, and scheduling. Questions such as: Why Publix? Tell me about yourself. Name a time when you experienced poor customer service. Name a time when you experienced exceptional customer service. Why should I hire you for this job?

    Interview Questions
    • What is one thing that you didn't like about your previous job?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Publix.

    Interview Details

    I was hired in 2005 and had a very brief one-on-one interview with the store manager. The questions were simple and the interview as a whole was non-threatening. The next day I received a call that I was accepted into the position.

    Interview Questions
    • There wasn't anything truly difficult. I was only about 16 at the time and this was my first job, so the only hard-hitting question was really, "How often can you work?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Publix.

    Interview Details

    Very long time ago- was in high school and just looking for gas money. It turned into a great career in which I'm very proud of. I was looking for nights and weekends at the time.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was offered $3.35 per hour, and I accepted happily.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Publix in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I spoke with the store manager unknowingly and he wanted to bring me in for a interview. When we sat down in his office he explained what publix is about and its goal to be the premier service in the world. The interview went on and he told me to hold a cotton swab to my cheek. That's it.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Front Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hialeah, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hialeah, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Publix.

    Interview Details

    The interview was the easiest I've ever had in my life. They never asked me situational questions or anything like that. It was more like they want people on the spot so I came in dressed nicely, ready with questions I researched and all they asked was my availability, previous experience and what I needed to do next before I was hired "drug test on the spot"

    Interview Questions
    • Not difficult at all. Mostly yes or no questions regarding my availability and if I was okay with their on the spot drug testing.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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