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 52 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 52 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 49 interviews
About a week

Interview process at De Beers

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 9.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a week
29%
About a day or two
20%
More than one month
20%
About a month
16%
About two weeks
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
47%
Drug test
47%
Group interview
37%
Background check
35%
Phone call/screening
24%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
0%

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

Interview tips at De Beers

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)29%
  • Formal (business suit)22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)21%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)9%

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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