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Interviews at Sodexo

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

Interview experience

Based on 2,140 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 2,163 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 1,831 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Sodexo

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
45%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
12%
More than one month
9%
About a month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
51%
Phone call/screening
37%
Background check
21%
Other
9%
Problem solving exercises
9%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Sodexo

  • Informal and relaxing
    Shared on 7 June 2022 - Catering & service Assistant - Batley factory
  • Very quick process.
    Shared on 18 July 2018 - Prison Custody Officer - Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Good interview will be tailored to suit the desired level of expertise and may be performance bases
    Shared on 12 September 2017 - Caterer - Surrey
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Interview questions at Sodexo

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Set questions that every candidate is asked to keep the process fair.
    Shared on 13 April 2019 - Head Steward - Dishforth
  • Did I know about the company.What hours they had available. Shift pattern.
    Shared on 7 April 2019 - Retail Assistant - Warminster, Wiltshire
  • Have you ever hung a heavy fire door single handed
    Shared on 15 January 2018

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Interview tips at Sodexo

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)31%
  • They didn’t have a dress code29%
  • Formal (business suit)22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Sodexo

  • Competencies, box ticking really. “Give is a situation when….”
    Shared on 22 January 2022 - Catering - Northumberland
  • Be honest about any health issues, they can be worked around.
    Shared on 10 January 2022 - Site Operative - Portsmouth
  • No idea how they do it now but there was psychometric testing, physical fitness tests ( bleep test to level 5 something and hold a riot shield for couple minutes) interview I'd competency based
    Shared on 13 February 2021 - Prison Custody Officer - Addiewell

The first interview at Sodexo

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed45%
  • Other18%
  • Other online job site10%
  • Employee referral10%
  • Recruiter contacted me8%

How candidates received their first interview at Sodexo

  • I applied on one of the job boards and was contacted by group manager and invited for an Teams interview in first instance
    Shared on 16 February 2022 - Soft Services Manager - Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Contacted me because they saw my indeed cv
    Shared on 29 January 2022 - Cleaner Operative - Hull
  • I went to the job centre had a interview and a week later got a call to come in for a site visit and accept the job offer biggest mistake of my life
    Shared on 1 February 2021 - Restaurant Supervisor - Kingston upon Hull
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