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Interviews at Gist

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Gist.

Interview experience

Based on 279 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 278 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 256 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Gist

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 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
58%
About a week
23%
About two weeks
8%
About a month
5%
More than one month
5%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
62%
Written test
35%
Phone call/screening
13%
Group interview
13%
Problem solving exercises
12%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
6%
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Gist

  • Probably the same as many other interview processes
    Shared on 31 December 2018 - Manger - United Kingdom
  • Amazing very professional and they make you feel comfortable.
    Shared on 22 July 2018 - Warehouse Operative - Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Just need to have HGV licence and be casual smart
    Shared on 28 April 2018 - HGV Class 2 Driver - Crewe, Cheshire
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Interview questions at Gist

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What do you know about company Availability Health and safety
    Shared on 31 December 2021 - Warehouse Operative - Motherwell, North Lanarkshire
  • Drivers hours rules and some WTD rules , my experience in vehicles I've driven....
    Shared on 26 September 2018 - Driver/Stand-In Manager - Thornbury, Gloucestershire
  • When you can start
    Shared on 25 April 2018 - Warehouse Operative/Picker - Thatcham, Berkshire

Interview tips at Gist

Dress code for the interview
  • They didn’t have a dress code33%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)24%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)18%
  • Formal (business suit)16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)9%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Gist

  • Stop talking like you are selling a 2nd hand car, also please Stop coming across as if you are doing the new potential employee a favor, they are doing you the favour by diving your lorry as your rep…
    Shared on 8 September 2020 - HGV Class 1 Driver - Cupar, Fife

The first interview at Gist

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed29%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Other15%
  • Recruiter contacted me13%
  • I called them13%

How candidates received their first interview at Gist

  • Indeed and on the phone
    Shared on 8 February 2021 - Warehouse cleaner/Operative - Faversham
  • I heard about it from a friend & applied that day, interview was later that week.
    Shared on 12 November 2018 - Warehouse Operative - Barnsley
  • Job agency
    Shared on 6 November 2018 - Warehouse Operative - Hemel Hempstead
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