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Interviews at Coles

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Coles.
Interview experience
Based on 880 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 879 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 853 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Coles

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a week
38%
About a day or two
25%
About two weeks
24%
About a month
8%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
63%
Group interview
41%
Phone call/screening
22%
Problem solving exercises
20%
Background check
15%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
5%
Drug test
4%
They have no interview
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at Coles

  • I applied online for a new store so I guess that's why it took a little while to hear back from them about an interview. There were about 70-80 people all up and as we went into the room they numbered…
    Shared on 5 October 2019
  • I applied online and received an invitation to a group interview. It was much faster than I had thought, there were about 9 others in the group, the hiring manager collected all our documents (remembe…
    Shared on 3 March 2019
  • Fantastic and grate work
    Shared on 22 December 2018

Interview questions at Coles

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Standard interview questions.
    Shared on 24 March 2020 - Night Filler and customer service - Victoria
  • Everything under the sun.
    Shared on 4 September 2019 - Trolley Collector and Cleaner - Thirroul NSW

Interview tips at Coles

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)57%
  • Formal (business suit)16%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)15%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Coles

  • Don’t go to the interview, find a different job.
    Shared on 22 June 2019 - Team Member - Kirrawee NSW