Randstad
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Interviews at Randstad

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Randstad.
Interview experience
Based on 233 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 228 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 219 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Randstad

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

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
35%
About a week
31%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
10%
More than one month
9%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
49%
Phone call/screening
42%
Background check
25%
Written test
20%
Problem solving exercises
15%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
7%
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Randstad

  • Pointless phone calls.
    Shared on 20 December 2018 - Site Manager - Brighton, East Sussex
  • Very simple and casual. If you had little previous experience in a particular industry, they would simple start you off in a slower- paced position.
    Shared on 24 November 2018 - Administrator - Burbank, CA
  • Full of promises of work which is very sparse
    Shared on 12 October 2018 - supply teacher - Plymouth, Devon

Interview questions at Randstad

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Can you drivebe on time
    Shared on 20 November 2018 - Data Entry / Store Keeper - Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Competency based questions
    Shared on 6 March 2018 - Education Teaching Assistant - Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • What qualities do you have?
    Shared on 30 January 2018 - Nursery Assistant - Preston, Lancashire

Interview tips at Randstad

Dress code for the interview
  • They didn’t have a dress code30%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)28%
  • Formal (business suit)24%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)17%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Randstad

  • Find out if interviewee is reliable
    Shared on 28 July 2019 - Packer - Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire
  • Do not trust them!
    Shared on 30 November 2018 - Packer (Temporary) - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • You will have little maths exam at the end of it
    Shared on 20 November 2018 - Data Entry / Store Keeper - Leeds, West Yorkshire

The first interview at Randstad

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed28%
  • I called them21%
  • Other17%
  • Other online job site11%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%

How candidates received their first interview at Randstad

  • Texted job
    Shared on 31 December 2018 - Telehandler Operator - Norwich, Norfolk
  • Sourced by Randstad recruitment
    Shared on 7 November 2018 - Recruitment Account Specialist - Wokingham, Berkshire
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