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Interviews at Transnet

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Transnet.
Interview experience
Based on 316 interviews
Interview difficulty
Based on 317 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 303 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Transnet

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
About a month
About a week
About two weeks
About a day or two
Most reported steps
Written test
On-site interview
Drug test
Group interview
Background check
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Transnet

  • Panel interview
    Shared on 11 January 2020
  • It is related to engineering questions only
    Shared on 14 March 2019 - Engineering Technician - Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
  • It is a panel interview that consist of a race/gender representative, the HR representative and usual the direct line manager
    Shared on 6 February 2019 - Human Resources Officer - Johannesburg, Gauteng

Interview questions at Transnet

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell me about yourself? Assessments to evaluate your capabilities Listen!! And answer carefully. The interviewers are very friendly and empathetic.
    Shared on 11 January 2020
  • Yes , can work underpresure and commit myself to put company to another level.
    Shared on 19 April 2019
  • You have to to some technical things, like balancing and drawing. Just to see your capabilities with your hands and knowledge of technical expertise.
    Shared on 2 April 2019 - Technical Worker - Bloemfontein

Interview tips at Transnet

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)43%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)21%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Transnet

  • Understand national ports act
    Shared on 8 July 2019 - Acting ERM Manager - Johannesburg, Gauteng

The first interview at Transnet

How candidates got an interview
  • Paper application26%
  • Recruiter contacted me21%
  • Through Indeed20%
  • Campus placement11%
  • Other online job site8%

How candidates received their first interview at Transnet

  • It was a lateral transfer, but at transnet group i was interviewed by the Risk Chief officer and GM
    Shared on 8 July 2019 - Acting ERM Manager - Johannesburg, Gauteng
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