Travis Perkins plc
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Interviews at Travis Perkins plc

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Travis Perkins plc.
Interview experience
Based on 505 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 499 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 484 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Travis Perkins plc

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 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
44%
About a week
29%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
8%
More than one month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
76%
Phone call/screening
19%
Group interview
11%
Other
9%
Written test
8%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Drug test
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Travis Perkins plc

  • Interesting on how they provide a good ethics team leadership with benefits system and gain experience from them within the area of production
    Shared on 20 October 2019
  • Shambolic, had to roll my trouser leg up and jump over a sword.
    Shared on 8 April 2019
  • Informal and unstructured like the company itself. Interview by a manager who was very poor at interviewing.
    Shared on 28 February 2019

Interview questions at Travis Perkins plc

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Can't remember all of them after all this time, but mainly questions about my experience , previous roles etc.
    Shared on 28 February 2019 - Team Leader & Forklift Driver - Tilbury, Essex
  • Asked about me and achievementsSeemed very informal , pleasant interviews
    Shared on 18 December 2018 - General manager - Enfield Middlesex

Interview tips at Travis Perkins plc

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)36%
  • Formal (business suit)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code21%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Travis Perkins plc

  • Don’t go look elsewhere
    Shared on 21 November 2020
  • Group interviews
    Shared on 16 August 2020
  • Be yourself and relax.
    Shared on 21 February 2020 - Credit Controller - Northampton

The first interview at Travis Perkins plc

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed25%
  • Other23%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Other online job site12%
  • Recruiter contacted me12%

How candidates received their first interview at Travis Perkins plc

  • Thru a friend.
    Shared on 31 July 2019 - Warehouse Assistant - Edinburgh
  • Was recommended by a friend
    Shared on 14 October 2018 - Warehouse Operative - Coventry