AkzoNobel
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Interviews at AkzoNobel

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at AkzoNobel.
Interview experience
Based on 49 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 48 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 48 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at AkzoNobel

Overall experience

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

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About two weeks
35%
About a day or two
31%
About a week
17%
About a month
10%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
78%
Written test
26%
Presentation
26%
Phone call/screening
24%
Problem solving exercises
24%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at AkzoNobel

  • Relaxed and informal for the clerical roles, not sure about management roles.They like to know that you have researched the company and come with a good knowledge of the role you have applied for.
    Shared on 18 February 2020 - Team leader - Altrincham, Greater Manchester
  • Minimum 2 stages. Includes competency interview.
    Shared on 24 June 2018 - Channel Account Manager - Slough, Berkshire

Interview questions at AkzoNobel

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Have you had retain experience before
    Shared on 22 March 2021 - Retail Sales Assistant - High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Competence questions and numerical test
    Shared on 9 January 2018 - Process Operator - Slough, Berkshire
  • Answers relate to their cultural principles:Acting as part of one team.Transparency as an organisation.Environmental impact.Continuous improvementHealth and safety.
    Shared on 31 October 2017 - Logistics Co-ordinator (Full-Time) - Ashington, Northumberland

Interview tips at AkzoNobel

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)51%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)33%
  • They didn’t have a dress code8%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at AkzoNobel

  • Be confident, know your stuff and learn about the business beforehand
    Shared on 3 February 2019 - Human Resource Administrator - Manchester, Greater Manchester
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