Wincanton Ltd
Happiness score is 40 out of 100
2.9 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Wincanton Ltd

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

Interview experience

Based on 627 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 620 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 598 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Wincanton Ltd

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 4.

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
46%
About a week
24%
About two weeks
12%
More than one month
10%
About a month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
67%
Written test
31%
Phone call/screening
21%
Background check
17%
Group interview
13%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
7%
Presentation
6%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Wincanton Ltd

  • Friendly and polite, easy to navigate . Quick response
    Shared on 27 October 2019 - Hgv 2 delivery driver - Harlow
  • Very drawn out process. Lots of paperwork involved
    Shared on 27 February 2019 - Multi task operative - Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Small easy test involved
    Shared on 18 February 2019 - MTO - Blackburn, Lancashire
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Interview questions at Wincanton Ltd

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Very basic interview questions do not stray too far from a standard script.
    Shared on 21 October 2021 - Transport First Line Manager - Greenford
  • What experience ect
    Shared on 22 October 2019 - HGV Class 1 Driver - Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire
  • They don’t really just want an exam passed
    Shared on 20 September 2018 - Tanker driver - Purfleet, Essex

Interview tips at Wincanton Ltd

Dress code for the interview
  • They didn’t have a dress code33%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)20%
  • Formal (business suit)16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)9%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Wincanton Ltd

  • Be prepared for working early shifts or late shifts at weekends
    Shared on 7 June 2021 - Reach Truck Driver - Stafford
  • If you’re black do some bleaching
    Shared on 22 February 2021 - Transport Clerk - Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Make sure you make it clear to them that you have driven a large vehicle for a number of years
    Shared on 23 January 2021 - 7.5 tone driver and installer - Tunbridge Wells, Kent

The first interview at Wincanton Ltd

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed35%
  • Other21%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Recruiter contacted me11%
  • I called them8%

How candidates received their first interview at Wincanton Ltd

  • Applied through indeed
    Shared on 22 July 2020 - Driver - Harlow, Essex
  • Indeed website.
    Shared on 26 June 2020 - Class1mixer driver - Cornwall
  • Applied on line
    Shared on 17 October 2019 - Tanker Driver - North West
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