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Interviews at Absa Group Limited

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Absa Group Limited.
Interview experience
Based on 114 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 109 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 108 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Absa Group Limited

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
More than one month
23%
About two weeks
22%
About a day or two
19%
About a week
19%
About a month
18%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
56%
Background check
44%
Group interview
41%
Written test
38%
Problem solving exercises
32%
Least reported steps
Other
3%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Absa Group Limited

  • The positions are promised to people long before the interview process is started. They are waiting peoples time with interviews.
    Shared on 27 May 2020
  • Face to face with HR, then management, sometimes panel depending on the role, then assessments
    Shared on 10 December 2017 - Manager Segment & CVP/Product Design - Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Examples that need to conveyed as life situations through Absa values
    Shared on 29 October 2017 - Digital banking systems Agent - Auckland Park, Gauteng

Interview questions at Absa Group Limited

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell us of a time when you had to deal with a difficult client.
    Shared on 12 March 2019 - Bulk Teller - Mafikeng, North West
  • What can you contribute to the business for the future
    Shared on 13 September 2018 - Registrations Validations Officer - Pretoria Gauteng
  • They want to know about yourself ( experince, education...ect) . Skills.
    Shared on 7 August 2018 - Internship - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Interview tips at Absa Group Limited

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)76%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)1%
  • They didn’t have a dress code1%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Absa Group Limited

  • Be ready and do your research about Absa products at large
    Shared on 13 July 2020 - Bank teller - Hermanus, Western Cape
  • Apoint more colored people.
    Shared on 30 July 2019 - Bank Teller - Wolseley, Western Cape
  • Dress formal and be honest and professional.
    Shared on 26 June 2019 - Quality Control - Auckland Park Kingsway Campus, Gauteng

The first interview at Absa Group Limited

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site25%
  • Recruiter contacted me25%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Paper application19%
  • Other12%

How candidates received their first interview at Absa Group Limited

  • Many years ago .just out of School.still Bankfin then trust bank move to absa the merge of 4 banks
    Shared on 10 September 2019 - not employed / was retrenchrd6 - Gauteng, Gauteng
  • Quest agency
    Shared on 26 June 2019 - Quality Control - Auckland Park Kingsway Campus, Gauteng
  • Very difficult but fair
    Shared on 20 May 2019 - Business consultant - Johannesburg, Gauteng