Happiness score is 47 out of 100
3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at SGS

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

Interview experience

Based on 142 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 135 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 126 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
About a day or two
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Background check
Group interview
Drug test
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview

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)43%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)20%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Formal (business suit)15%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

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 Indeed33%
  • Other online job site18%
  • Recruiter contacted me15%
  • Paper application15%
  • Employee referral7%

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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