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Interviews at Coles

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

Interview experience

Based on 1,015 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,070 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 882 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Coles

Overall experience

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a week
35%
About two weeks
25%
About a day or two
24%
About a month
10%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
60%
Phone call/screening
30%
Group interview
30%
Problem solving exercises
16%
Background check
11%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
3%
Drug test
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Coles

  • You apply on their website job listing first before getting an interview.
    Shared on 22 March 2022
  • Online screening, one on one interview.
    Shared on 29 July 2021
  • I applied for the job online then received an email about a month later for a video interview. It was pretty easy, you had 1 minute to read the question then 30 seconds to answer. There were only 4 qu…
    Shared on 1 December 2020
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Interview questions at Coles

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Literally the questions that the person posted on the 23rd of April. You get 30seconds to read the question and then 60 seconds to say an answer. It goes by extremely quick… I was pretty shocked about…
    Shared on 10 February 2022
  • Many and varied
    Shared on 13 September 2021
  • All casual video interviews are basically the same.1. Why would you like to work at Coles.2. Tell about a time you delivered exceptional customer service.3. What will you do to ensure safety for cu…
    Shared on 23 April 2021

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Interview tips at Coles

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)53%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)20%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Coles

  • Be on time, well presented and smile. Have confidence but don’t be cocky.
    Shared on 29 June 2022
  • Be so chill do not stress
    Shared on 26 January 2022
  • Be honest,have reliable work references.
    Shared on 19 December 2021
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