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Interviews at PDSA

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at PDSA.
Interview experience
Based on 121 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 120 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 118 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at PDSA

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 8.

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
47%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
9%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
76%
Phone call/screening
20%
Problem solving exercises
13%
Written test
11%
Background check
10%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
7%
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at PDSA

  • It's quick and easy to answer
    Shared on 22 June 2020 - Marketing Assistant - Birmingham, West Midlands
  • For me it was really relaxed. I was sat in the office with the head nurse (or who ever your line manager would be) I didn't feel too pressured, everyone had a good sense of humour and seemed really ea…
    Shared on 28 September 2019 - Veterinary Care Assistant (VCA) - Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Interview questions at PDSA

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why are you applying to work at PDSA?
    Shared on 26 October 2019 - Sales Assistant - Stirling
  • What Skills can you Bring to PDSA?
    Shared on 6 July 2019 - Volunteer - Leeds
  • If you like it and if you enjoy it there
    Shared on 6 May 2018 - Volunteer - United Kingdom

The first interview at PDSA

How candidates got an interview
  • Other31%
  • Through Indeed22%
  • Walk-In22%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%
  • Other online job site4%

How candidates received their first interview at PDSA

  • With an good descriptive CV and previous job experience
    Shared on 9 January 2020 - Receptionist - Leeds
  • Originally started with a locum agency and started there as 'hand in the back' role for a around 2 months extended to three months and was invited to join permanently as a student VCA. As I already kn…
    Shared on 28 September 2019 - Veterinary Care Assistant (VCA) - Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • I went into the shop
    Shared on 5 April 2019 - Voulenteer - Basildon, Essex
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