De Beers
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Interviews at De Beers

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at De Beers.

Interview experience

Based on 75 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 76 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 73 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at De Beers

Overall 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 5.

Interview process length
More than one month
26%
About a day or two
21%
About a month
21%
About a week
19%
About two weeks
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
45%
Drug test
38%
Group interview
35%
Background check
32%
Phone call/screening
28%
Least reported steps
Other
8%
They have no interview
1%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at De Beers

  • At boardroom where you being interviewed by many people
    Shared on 7 October 2021 - mechanical operator - Western Cape
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Interview questions at De Beers

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • If we hire you are you going to steel our diamond?
    Shared on 30 October 2020 - Conveyor Operator and Slim Dam Operator - Kroonstad, Free State
  • Tell us about your experience in mining industry and what salary scale your expecting
    Shared on 22 January 2018
  • Tell us about yourself, what salary, training and competency
    Shared on 10 September 2017 - Boilermaker/Welder - Kroonstad, Free State

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Interview tips at De Beers

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)32%
  • Formal (business suit)26%
  • They didn’t have a dress code18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)17%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)7%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at De Beers

  • Do not enter the company
    Shared on 21 October 2020 - Consultant - Cape Town
  • Be honest about your expectations and request that they explain their expectations of you. Growth expectations should be explained to you and training needs including studies...
    Shared on 25 April 2019 - Senior Logistics Co-ordinator / Manager - Cape Town harbour, Western Cape
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