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Interviews at Subway

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Subway.
Interview experience
Based on 779 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 774 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 762 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Subway

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
63%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
6%
About a month
2%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
64%
Other
15%
Phone call/screening
12%
They have no interview
10%
Problem solving exercises
7%
Least reported steps
Presentation
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Subway

  • There isn't really one you just get introduced to the team and showed around the store and how to make a sandwich
    Shared on 29 August 2018 - Sandwich Artist - Essex
  • Well he arrived late, read off a piece of paper and had the emotional range of a spoon. He took way longer than he said he would to reply even though I was successful
    Shared on 16 August 2018 - Sandwich Artist - Launceston, Cornwall
  • Depends on the franchisee
    Shared on 21 July 2018 - Team Member - Birmingham

Interview questions at Subway

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What experiance i have and when can i start.
    Shared on 22 April 2020 - Sandwich Artist/Supervisor - Beeston & lady bay
  • General Subway questions.
    Shared on 1 March 2019 - Shift Manager - Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Have you eaten at Subway before, if so what is your favourite sandwich? What hours are you available? Are you looking for a Full time or Part time job? Do you have experience working with customers? D…
    Shared on 27 February 2019

Interview tips at Subway

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)31%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code26%
  • Formal (business suit)10%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Subway

  • Be straightforward with answers and show you are willing to learn quickly.
    Shared on 30 June 2019 - Franchise Operator/Company Director - Hanworth
  • “Fully flexible. Can work any hours and day of the week” “Team player, likes to get things done on time and confident talking to customer”
    Shared on 18 June 2019 - Team Leader - Liverpool
  • Be confident
    Shared on 23 March 2019 - Sandwich Artist - Waterlooville, Hampshire

The first interview at Subway

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed30%
  • Walk-In24%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Other12%
  • Other online job site6%

How candidates received their first interview at Subway

  • Started of being a regular customer and then spoke to the owner and asked if there was any jobs going, he said no but he looked out my CV and wanted me to join his team straight away.
    Shared on 4 June 2019 - Sandwich Artist - Chatham
  • I handed in my cv to the store and received a phone call
    Shared on 8 January 2019 - Sandwich Artist - Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Had no interview
    Shared on 28 November 2018 - Customer Assistant - Part Time - Bolton