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Interviews at Shell

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Shell.
Interview experience
Based on 61 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 61 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 61 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Shell

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
36%
About a week
36%
About two weeks
11%
About a month
10%
More than one month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
57%
Problem solving exercises
22%
Group interview
22%
Phone call/screening
17%
Written test
17%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
3%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Shell

  • . The interviewer will ask questions about the applicant's experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking in the optimal candidate for the job
    Shared on 15 March 2019 - Customer Service Representative - Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Simple questions like they need someone who able to speak and understand English, someone who can able to count money, someone who can work properly without more complains and have a passion for a job…
    Shared on 16 February 2019 - pump attendant - Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Interview was done by HR Manager and Line Manager of position that you applied for.
    Shared on 17 July 2018 - Field Manager - Rosebank, Gauteng

Interview questions at Shell

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Authenticity, Commercial Agility
    Shared on 2 January 2019 - Depot Manager - Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Customer service
    Shared on 8 December 2018 - cashier and sales assistant - Cape Town, Western Cape
  • They ask if would you be able to work long shift and have stability to be friendly with customer so that one customer could tell other 10 about the good service u r providing
    Shared on 5 June 2018
Interview tips at Shell
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)31%
  • They didn’t have a dress code25%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)23%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)17%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Shell
  • Be a person who is willing to learn everything about the company
    Shared on 4 August 2019 - cashier and packer - Alexandra, Gauteng
  • Look for the best in people
    Shared on 30 May 2019 - Management of fuel - Sandown, Gauteng
The first interview at Shell
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In46%
  • Recruiter contacted me16%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Other15%
  • Paper application8%
How candidates received their first interview at Shell
  • I dropped my cv in the morning and got a call the following day o
    Shared on 17 April 2020 - Forecourt Attendant - Crystal park
  • I handed my CV at the site,then they called me after few days
    Shared on 29 December 2019 - cashier - Shell ultra city midrand,benshoeman hiway
  • I walked in spoke to my lovely boss and asked her for a job
    Shared on 14 October 2019 - Manager - Rondebosch, Western Cape
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