How to Get a Job at KFC

Written by kirsten o'hara
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KFC, also known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is a chain of fast-food restaurants that specialises in fried and grilled chicken and the appropriate side dishes, such as mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese. You can choose to work as a server or in management at a local establishment, or you can apply to work in company's head office, which is in Louisville, Ky. Obtaining a job with KFC, as with any company, requires professionalism and diligence.

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    Find a local restaurant and visit the location. This allows you to see how employees at KFC go about their daily routine. If your goal is to work at this location, ask for an application. Dress as you would for an interview. People will remember you, and how you carried yourself, even if you are just picking up an application. You can also apply at

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    Schedule an interview. After your application has been read and you have been contacted for an interview, spend time on the company's website and in its location. Look for things that interest you, or that you have questions about. Bringing up these questions shows you are interested enough in working for the company that you were willing to spend some of your time researching the firm.

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    Arrive at the interview on time, with a fresh copy of your resume. If you are applying for a local server or management job, the interview will likely take place at the store. The store may be busy, but stay focused on the interviewer. If you seem easily distracted, the interviewer may decide you are not a good fit for the fast-paced, noisy atmosphere of a fast-food restaurant.

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