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Interviews at Telstra

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Telstra.
Interview experience
Based on 227 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 228 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 213 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Telstra

Overall 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 5.

Interview process length
About a week
30%
About two weeks
23%
About a day or two
21%
About a month
15%
More than one month
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Phone call/screening
50%
Group interview
31%
Background check
31%
Problem solving exercises
26%
Least reported steps
Drug test
4%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Telstra

  • The interview process is grueling to say the very least. Usually three interviewers, learning exercises followed by tests.
    Shared on 4 January 2019 - Sales and Solutions Consultant - Melbourne VIC 3000
  • You interviewed individually and mostly have more then one interviewer.Question mostly on your experience
    Shared on 3 October 2018 - Tech support - Western Australia
  • Easy (15 minutes and it was the best most productive interview!) As interviewer was straight to the point and Interviewer made it alot of fun so I can feel relaxed No group interview! But then two wee…
    Shared on 18 September 2018 - Outbound Sales - Brisbane QLD

Interview questions at Telstra

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Relevant questions to the position.
    Shared on 30 March 2019 - Field Scoper - Melbourne VIC
  • Behavioral interview.
    Shared on 2 March 2019 - Technical Specialist - Melbourne VIC
  • Not very challenging easy for lower level staff
    Shared on 19 January 2018

Interview tips at Telstra

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)49%
  • Formal (business suit)37%
  • They didn’t have a dress code10%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Telstra

  • Be yourself
    Shared on 19 August 2020 - Consultant - Sydney Central Business District NSW
  • Great place & people.
    Shared on 27 April 2020 - HSE Advisor - Adelaide SA
  • Don't bother. It's like working in a complaints department and the MTG Group specifically, really need to up their game.
    Shared on 26 September 2019 - Business Account Manager & Front of House - Griffith NSW
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