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Interviews at Shell

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Interview experience

Based on 773 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 703 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 604 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Shell

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

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
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Background check
Group interview
Problem solving exercises
Least reported steps
They have no interview
Take-home/sample work

What candidates say about the interview process at Shell

  • You can find it on their website as this may vary depending on the period and job category.
    Shared on 16 March 2020 - Asset Maintenance Integrity Engineer-Offshore - Offshore and Lagos Office
  • It was easy standard he questions
    Shared on 24 September 2019 - Site Manager - Banff, AB
  • Too complex
    Shared on 30 August 2018 - Facilities/Surface Surveillance Engineer - Calgary, AB
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Interview questions at Shell

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How do you see yourself in 5 years time in this company?
    Shared on 13 March 2018 - Support Staff (Mechanical Engineer - Nun River Field
  • Ask me about my experience in customer services skill
    Shared on 22 February 2018
  • Typical graduate recruitment take the form of Recruitment Day, questions are IQ based, problem solving, case studies, in-tray/out-tray and business analysis.
    Shared on 4 November 2017 - Corrosion & Inspection Field Engineer - Lagos State

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Interview tips at Shell

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)34%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)26%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code17%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Shell

  • Be prepared,
    Shared on 2 December 2022 - Team Lead. Forcados Terminal Marine Operations - Rivers
  • Don’t get attached to the customers or your job. Because just like that someone will come and say see ya!!
    Shared on 4 September 2020 - Manager - Oshawa, ON
  • Très ponctuel
    Shared on 10 November 2019 - Chauffeur routier de gaz - Abidjan

The first interview at Shell

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral30%
  • Walk-In23%
  • Recruiter contacted me15%
  • Other10%
  • Other online job site6%

How candidates received their first interview at Shell

  • Saw a sign out front
    Shared on 3 December 2021 - Cashier/Sales Associate - Qualicum Beach, BC
  • Temp agency people ready
    Shared on 15 November 2020 - Sanitation Worker - Fort Saskatchewan, AB
  • I brother was working at shell, so he referred me. I cleared my interview in first try. My IELTS scores were really awesome and other skills allowed me to get this job.
    Shared on 17 July 2019 - Cashier - Regina, SK

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