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Interviews at Transnet

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Transnet.
Interview experience
Based on 261 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 262 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 252 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Transnet

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
More than one month
23%
About a month
21%
About two weeks
20%
About a week
19%
About a day or two
17%
Most reported steps
Written test
43%
On-site interview
34%
Drug test
33%
Group interview
31%
Problem solving exercises
29%
Least reported steps
Other
8%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
2%

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)22%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%
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 application28%
  • Through Indeed19%
  • Recruiter contacted me18%
  • Campus placement12%
  • Employee referral9%
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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