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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish at Coles? What are the steps along the way?

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  • From applying to getting the offer, it only took 3 weeks. I applied, 3 days later I got an email invitation to film a video interview. I completed the video interview 2 days after, then received a phone call interview 6 days after that. 3 days had gone by and I checked my email from Coles asking me to confirm my working rights (job is basically guaranteed if they ask that) Exactly 9 days after that email, Coles emailed me again officially offering me the Job.

  • For me, it was just over a month from submitting an application to getting the offer. After submitting your application, you will be asked to complete an assessment where you are shown images and asked to respond to them. Two weeks later, I was invited to do a video interview, where I had 30 seconds to read a question and 60 seconds to respond (AKA a pre-recording interview. You might get a face-to-face interview depending on the COVID situation. Two weeks after that, they ask you to confirm your working rights. If they ask for your working rights, you are basically guaranteed an offer at this point (assuming you have the right to work in Aus) because they only ask the candidates who they plan to give an offer - which happened two days after that. Done!

    Overall, it definitely felt like the process was quite competitive. Gone are days where it was easy to get an entry-level retail job in less than two weeks. Now that so many people are looking for any job, the process is much more complicated and be patient with the application process because it does take a while nowadays.

  • Well it was veryy easy and everything went smoothly. First they gonna ask for an assessment where you will be given images and you have to choose it’s me and its not me,then they gonna ask for video interview. It will take 1-2 weeks to hear back from them then they gonna ask u to meet in person. They will ask basic questions like about ur background, education, plans, availability, and why should we hire u that’s it. And if they consider u can fit well they will accept you and ask to wait for atleast 2 weeks then u can start the work.

  • It takes too long to get hired up to 2 mths

  • Usually they do a group interview
    I recommend applying online and getting your application number put onto your resume when you bring it to the store

  • Very difficult getting in I've applied at 5 different stores and Coles express ..No luck ...what am I doing wrong can someone help

  • For me it was easy as. Go online, they email you with your progress and within about three days I had an email asking me to choose a time for an interview. Went in, was given a basic interview, and the next day had the calls from the store finalising the necessary details. attended an induction. it was easy peasy.

  • With great difficulty :P I applied at a new store so they were hiring lots of people at once but in saying that they had 2000 applications. Just make sure you have good availability so you stand out. Seriously a new store is your best bet, even if it is out of your way for a while still do it because you can transfer eventually (maybe 6 months? Not 100% sure)

  • If they resume is ok and satafaury

  • Anybody can work who loves themselves and others near by. The only thing you need, to be a part of Coles family is “good mouth”and “quick hands”. Be confident and talk like professional don’t hasitate from the white shirts, they are there for you to answer your questions. And most important always CHEERSS.........😀

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