Helping Hands
Happiness score is 59 out of 100
3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Helping Hands

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

Interview experience

Based on 137 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 138 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 131 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Helping Hands

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 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
39%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
15%
More than one month
11%
About a month
8%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
59%
On-site interview
58%
Background check
45%
Problem solving exercises
27%
Written test
26%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
5%
They have no interview
1%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Helping Hands

  • Unprofessional
    Shared on 6 February 2019 - Carer Assistant - Chesterfield
  • Short n rubbish
    Shared on 29 July 2018 - Home Care Assistant - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Very tough , MOT test to pass before 2nd interview
    Shared on 28 April 2017 - prefer not to say - prefer not to say
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Interview questions at Helping Hands

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What you would do in certain situations.
    Shared on 6 November 2018 - Carer - Torquay
  • Why I wanted to be a carer?What did I think I could bring to the job?
    Shared on 15 October 2018 - Home care assistant - Wolverhampton
  • What is your availability? ONLY answer with the hours & times you WANT to work, NOT when you CAN... otherwise you will be expected to work ALL the availability you stated.
    Shared on 5 September 2018

Interview tips at Helping Hands

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)43%
  • They didn’t have a dress code30%
  • Formal (business suit)22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Helping Hands

  • Cancel your interview now and run!
    Shared on 4 June 2019 - Care Co-ordinator - Alcester, Warwickshire
  • Do your research, be prepared, show your passion, be yourself.
    Shared on 8 November 2018 - Head of Marketing - Warwickshire
  • Your first interview will be over the phone...be prepared. When invited to second Interview, research the company and make notes. Write down questions to ask at the end. If they have not been answer…
    Shared on 6 November 2018 - Client Liaison Officer - Alcester, Warwickshire

The first interview at Helping Hands

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed48%
  • Other16%
  • I called them13%
  • Other online job site7%
  • Employee referral7%

How candidates received their first interview at Helping Hands

  • Following an application through indeed
    Shared on 23 November 2018 - Manager - Liverpool, Merseyside
  • I applied for the job through this site, indeed.
    Shared on 7 November 2018 - Care Assistant - Torquay, Devon
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