Openreach
Happiness score is 47 out of 100
3.4 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Openreach

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

Interview experience

Based on 396 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 391 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 336 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Openreach

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
More than one month
40%
About a month
22%
About two weeks
15%
About a week
14%
About a day or two
9%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
63%
Problem solving exercises
60%
Phone call/screening
53%
Background check
43%
Written test
37%
Least reported steps
Drug test
6%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Openreach

  • Interview process is long and really not worth it.
    Shared on 22 May 2019 - Fibre jointer - Cardiff, Cardiff
  • The process is long and quite slow, your 'hub day' will last all day if you are successful and more than one interview is common.
    Shared on 24 January 2018 - Telecommunications Engineer - Penrith
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Interview questions at Openreach

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Name a time you have provided good customer service
    Shared on 19 February 2022 - Telecommunications Engineer - Greater Manchester
  • The interview process is easier than other large organisations. You will be asked competency based questions.
    Shared on 17 September 2019 - Operations Manager - Coventry, West Midlands

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Interview tips at Openreach

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)48%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)34%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Openreach

  • Be yourself, show you are hardworking and willing to learn new skills and that you have great communication and customer service skills.
    Shared on 24 July 2020 - Telecom Engineer - Cornwall
  • Always try to have an answer, even if it’s the wrong one.
    Shared on 20 June 2020 - Engineer - Essex
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