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Interviews at Stagecoach

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

Interview experience

Based on 1,319 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,304 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 1,155 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Stagecoach

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
40%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
14%
More than one month
10%
About a month
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
74%
Written test
58%
Drug test
39%
Background check
34%
Problem solving exercises
31%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Stagecoach

  • It’s good and fun
    Shared on 15 May 2021 - Bus Driver - London
  • Depends on which part of the UK and the depot. Stagecoach London is completely different. 3 hour assessment for PCV holders which includes a 45 minute interview and reading from a script as well as an…
    Shared on 23 December 2020
  • Very casual.
    Shared on 20 February 2019 - PCV Bus Driver - Merseyside
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Interview questions at Stagecoach

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How fast can you start?
    Shared on 24 April 2022 - Bus Driver - Ayr, South Ayrshire
  • Not a lot they will take on anyone
    Shared on 24 February 2021 - Driver - Blackwood
  • Fill out a form for adding fares an Highway Code sheet that’s it
    Shared on 27 October 2019 - Former employee - Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Interview tips at Stagecoach

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)42%
  • Formal (business suit)33%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Stagecoach

  • Be presentable and polite. Public service company so your appearance and attitude matter.
    Shared on 12 March 2022 - PCV Bus Driver - Aberdeen
  • Be yourself
    Shared on 24 November 2021 - Bus Driver - Herne Bay, Kent
  • Prepare for your interview, read up information on the company website and Stagecoach Group website.
    Shared on 12 September 2021 - Marketing - Ayr

The first interview at Stagecoach

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed22%
  • I called them19%
  • Other13%
  • Paper application12%
  • Walk-In12%

How candidates received their first interview at Stagecoach

  • Applied on indeed. They are desperate so you will get an interview
    Shared on 2 September 2021 - Bus Driver - Winchester, Hampshire
  • Indeed job site.
    Shared on 7 August 2021 - Bus Driver - Rugby, Warwickshire
  • By post and then basic highway code test and simple maths test and face to face interview
    Shared on 24 February 2021 - Bus Driver - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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