Brakes Group
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Interviews at Brakes Group

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Brakes Group.
Interview experience
Based on 281 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 281 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 276 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Brakes Group

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

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

Interview process length
About a day or two
51%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
9%
More than one month
5%
About a month
5%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
73%
Written test
33%
Problem solving exercises
24%
Background check
23%
Phone call/screening
16%
Least reported steps
Drug test
6%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Brakes Group

  • I had a interview for 10am Still waiting for nearly 3 hours
    Shared on 15 May 2019
  • If your eastern European they welcome you with arms wide open ..if your after a managers job the shift manager will employ you no problem if he knows you personally from a previous employment wether y…
    Shared on 2 August 2018
  • Be prepared to be lied to about pretty much everything will tell you anything to get you in the door if you can’t pass a interview with brakes you are pretty much screwed
    Shared on 21 July 2018

Interview questions at Brakes Group

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Puzzle and maths
    Shared on 29 June 2020 - Reach Truck Driver - Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • Was not applicator me
    Shared on 20 April 2018 - Multi Drop Driver - Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • Do You Like Cars
    Shared on 12 February 2018 - Trainee Mechanic - Coventry, West Midlands

Interview tips at Brakes Group

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)34%
  • Formal (business suit)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Brakes Group

  • Ask about staff turn over and pricing
    Shared on 26 April 2019 - BDM - London, Greater London
  • Keep away from it will make you ill
    Shared on 14 April 2019 - Nights - Bristol, Bristol

The first interview at Brakes Group

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral24%
  • Other21%
  • I called them19%
  • Through Indeed15%
  • Other online job site7%

How candidates received their first interview at Brakes Group

  • Job advert
    Shared on 21 February 2021 - HGV Class 2 Driver - Reading
  • Recruitment agency
    Shared on 23 May 2019 - Sales Advisor - Bellshill, North Lanarkshire
  • Was called and ask to attend an interview after applying, my interview total time was over 2 hours long and was made to wait 50 minutes at reception till someone came to see me, had a driving easement…
    Shared on 4 April 2019 - Multi temperature delivery driver - Harlow