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Interviews at Transnet

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

Interview experience

Based on 494 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 495 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 479 interviews
About a week

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
About a week
22%
More than one month
22%
About a month
20%
About two weeks
19%
About a day or two
18%
Most reported steps
Written test
40%
On-site interview
36%
Drug test
31%
Background check
28%
Group interview
26%
Least reported steps
Other
9%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
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
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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)38%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)7%

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 application25%
  • Recruiter contacted me24%
  • Through Indeed15%
  • Other online job site11%
  • Walk-In8%

How candidates received their first interview at Transnet

  • I applied from advertisement
    Shared on 15 January 2021 - Cargo coordinator - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • 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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