SGS
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Interviews at SGS

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

Interview experience

Based on 97 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 94 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 92 interviews
About a week

Interview process at SGS

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 week
39%
About a day or two
22%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
15%
More than one month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
62%
Phone call/screening
53%
Background check
38%
Group interview
21%
Drug test
16%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Presentation
3%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at SGS

  • Good and ethical
    Shared on 11 June 2019 - Computer Operator (Weighing) - Nairobi Kenya
  • The interview was thorough and fair. The take their time and request references.
    Shared on 8 November 2018 - Tailings Operator - Fort McMurray, AB
  • Sugar coated. They tell you want you want to hear to get you to work here.
    Shared on 30 May 2018 - Tech/specialist - Edmonton, AB
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Interview tips at SGS

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)21%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at SGS

  • Don’t interview
    Shared on 21 June 2019 - Marine Surveyor - Point Tupper, NS
  • A great place to earn experience to use with another company
    Shared on 18 March 2019 - Former Employee - Canada

The first interview at SGS

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed35%
  • Other online job site22%
  • Recruiter contacted me13%
  • Employee referral9%
  • Paper application9%

How candidates received their first interview at SGS

  • By COOP program
    Shared on 12 March 2020 - Pharmacy Lab Technician - Mississauga, ON
  • Through their website.
    Shared on 29 December 2018 - Computer Operator - Kenya
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