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Interviewing at BBC

See what people said about the interview process at BBC.

Interview experience

Based on 253 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 257 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 226 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at BBC

Overall experience

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

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at BBC

  • It's extremely scary because they put crocodile clips on your private parts which are connected to 75 volts ac .
    Shared on 29 March 2018
  • The first question they ask is have you ever had a nervous breakdown or been psychology dependent on alcohol or glue sniffing.
    Shared on 27 December 2017
  • Same as any other building sites
    Shared on 25 October 2017 - Ruddy Joinery, Carpenter and Site Manager - Canary Wharf
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Interview questions at BBC

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They ask me questions about what I apply for
    Shared on 10 January 2023 - packer - Borehamwood
  • He type of questions that BBC asked during an interview was why I wanted to do music? What keeps me going? And How do I feel about being a woman in the music industry? Also they asked me how I felt do…
    Shared on 26 May 2019 - Featured performer/artist - BBC Great Portland Street
  • News related, media knowledge, experience & professionalism
    Shared on 23 August 2017 - Sound Recordist - London

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The first interview at BBC

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site25%
  • Other25%
  • Recruiter contacted me18%
  • Through Indeed13%
  • Paper application7%

How candidates received their first interview at BBC

  • Through Indeed
    Shared on 21 July 2019 - Receptionist - Northampton
  • Replied to a job advertisement
    Shared on 30 December 2018 - Corporate Business Continuity Lead - London

Common questions about interviewing at BBC

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