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Interviews at Edcon

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

Interview experience

Based on 582 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 578 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 549 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Edcon

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 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
32%
About a week
32%
About two weeks
20%
About a month
11%
More than one month
5%
Most reported steps
Written test
51%
On-site interview
33%
Problem solving exercises
33%
Phone call/screening
26%
Group interview
24%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Edcon

  • Its a long process and you have to be go of 2 or more interviews
    Shared on 13 November 2017 - Sales Consultant - Centurion, Gauteng
  • It's about how long are you gonna be committed in terms of handling the odd hours involved.? Are you always ready and available to travel?
    Shared on 12 October 2017 - stock taking - Middelburg, Mpumalanga
  • Like any other company except that it is an scenario based interview
    Shared on 11 October 2017 - Service Center Operator - Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
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Interview questions at Edcon

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They ask about how would you deal with a difficult customer?Maths questionsWill you be able to work long hours?
    Shared on 18 February 2018
  • They want to know how you will treat a difficult customer and get a positive feedback
    Shared on 12 December 2017 - Debt Collector (Call Centre Agent) - Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Are you a driven person
    Shared on 13 November 2017 - Sales Consultant - Centurion, Gauteng

Interview tips at Edcon

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)42%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)28%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Edcon

  • It's all about sales how you going to improve it.
    Shared on 24 January 2022 - Assistant Store Manager - Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
  • To be friendly on the customer.u have customer service
    Shared on 30 August 2020 - Cashier/Sales Assistant - Giyani, Limpopo
  • All is good
    Shared on 11 June 2020 - retail associate - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

The first interview at Edcon

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In26%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Recruiter contacted me18%
  • Paper application12%
  • Other online job site9%

How candidates received their first interview at Edcon

  • I applied and receive a call for the interview
    Shared on 10 October 2021 - Cashier - Johannesburg, Gauteng CBD
  • I was called by Edcon HR to come for enterview after I drop my CV at Edcon head office in Pretoria.
    Shared on 14 February 2021 - cashier and sales assistant - Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Through an agency
    Shared on 15 September 2020 - Sales Associate - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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