Woolworths Supermarket
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Interviews at Woolworths Supermarket

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Woolworths Supermarket.
Interview experience
Based on 520 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 518 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 519 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Woolworths Supermarket

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
36%
About a day or two
28%
About two weeks
19%
About a month
11%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
Written test
45%
On-site interview
41%
Phone call/screening
29%
Problem solving exercises
29%
Background check
23%
Least reported steps
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Woolworths Supermarket

  • Tell me about your self,ever you ever worked on retail company before, what experience you have
    Shared on 15 September 2020
  • They ask easy questions like..telling about yourself..have you ever worked on a retail before
    Shared on 17 June 2019
  • It was fair and easy beacuse they asked basic questions like about my self, what i know about the company , did i ever worked at the retail before woolies things like that.
    Shared on 17 May 2019

Interview questions at Woolworths Supermarket

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They ask me about what I would do in certain situations.
    Shared on 28 June 2019 - Sales Assistant - Tablebay mall
  • What i understand about Customer Service.
    Shared on 6 February 2019 - Cashier - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
  • -Tell us about yourself-what make you think you are the best candidate for this position-tell us about the time you meet a difficult customer how did you handle it what was the outcomes.-where do y…
    Shared on 6 December 2018 - One Stop Shop Administrator - Montague Gardens, Western Cape

Interview tips at Woolworths Supermarket

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)51%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)27%
  • They didn’t have a dress code12%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Woolworths Supermarket

  • The interviews is about previous experience. this means you DO NOT make up a story. take the easiest experience as an answer, does not need to be complicated. during my interviews with potential staff…
    Shared on 1 April 2020 - store admin manager - stores back area
  • Be confident about yourself and be carm
    Shared on 21 September 2019 - Replenisher - Kensington, Durban north
  • To be patient and friendly
    Shared on 15 August 2019 - Tray Wash Assistant (Contract) - Milnerton, Western Cape

The first interview at Woolworths Supermarket

How candidates got an interview
  • Paper application19%
  • Recruiter contacted me18%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Walk-In16%
  • Other online job site9%

How candidates received their first interview at Woolworths Supermarket

  • I got the post from someone I know then I applied as soon as possible after some few days I got a call that I must come for an interview
    Shared on 8 August 2019 - till operator - Cape Town, Western Cape
  • I was working there but working for an agent I then applied for permanance,that's how I got the interview
    Shared on 15 July 2019 - Crate catching washer machinery - Equipment centre
  • After I applied I was called for an interview and the also send me a message
    Shared on 25 June 2019 - Till assistance and customer service - Fourways, Gauteng