KFC is headquartered out of Louisville, Kentucky in the United States in a building known as the White House because it resembles the real White House in Washington D.C.  It is incorporated in the state of Delaware in the United States and is a branch of “Yum! Brands”, one of the largest groups of restaurants in the world.  In 2011, there were 17,000 outlets of KFC in 105 countries and territories all over the world with nearly half of that total in the US and China.

KFCInterview Tips

Below are some interview tips that can help when interviewing with KFC.

Tip # 1 – Don’t show any signs of nervousness as many managers look for that.

Tip # 2 – Know your life goals and the plan you have to get there.

Tip # 3 – Never be late for an interview – any interview!

Tip # 4 –The economy has been bad – be able to tell them how you have been helping your fellowman.

Tip # 5– Research the history of KFC and interesting facts about Colonel Sanders.

Tip # 6 – During the interview, be focused and look the interviewer in the eyes.

Tip # 7 – Give your answers to questions in a clear voice – don’t mumble.

Some of these tips might seem small, but it is often a small behavior that the person who interviews you might remember.

KFC Interview Questions

Here are some interview questions asked during KFC interviews so have an answer ready for any of these.

  • Why do you want to work for KFC?
  • Why did you leave your last job?
  • How would you handle a situation where you found another employee stealing food or money from another employees’ purse?
  • Are you able to work in a heated and often stressful environment?
  • Would you be able to remain calm and polite to a customer who was angry or rude?
  • What are you thinking about for your career?
  • Tell me about your education and any continuing education you have had?
  • What is your definition of customer service?

KFC Interview Process

The KFC interview process is an important step in gaining employment opportunities in the fast food industry.  Those who are interested in working for KFC can begin the interview process by submitting an employment application with KFC online or in person to more than one location.  Those who are looking for more advanced careers opportunities with KFC may have to submit a resume with cover letter and other documentation showing past experiences.  KFC also requires applicants to take a drug screening test and pass a background check before completion of the hiring process.

Normally, interviews with KFC involve one on one session with a store manager or hiring agent.

KFC Interview Attire

What to wear for an interview is very important, especially if you are applying for a career advancement into a management position.

What to Wear – Interview attire for a restaurant position can be dress casual, while those interviewing for management positions should dress in a professional manner.

What to Bring to the Interview – No matter what position, everyone needs to bring a driver’s license and social security card.  Those going for a management position should bring a copy of their resume.

KFC Positions

KFC normally hires for the following positions: Assistant manager, cook, assistant unit manager, customer service worker, counter person, fast food crew member, service worker, general manager, food service worker, preparation team member, maintenance technician, shift supervisor, refrigeration team member, team member, unit manager, and shift supervisor.

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