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Updated Jan 15, 2015
Updated Jan 15, 2015
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  1.  

    Buyer- MT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Danone.

    Interview Details

    1. Online application
    2. onlinte test : numberial and verbal
    3. phone interview: behaviour questions
    4. assesment day: last for day long
    group discussion (6 ppl)
    1 to 1 interview (based on CV) why danone, why u, why buyer
    indivudial presentation
    case interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Market Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Danone in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was rather simple. First, HR interview, then an interview with who became my boss. The whole process took about a month. I got hired as an outsourced employee and I was supposed to be on trial for one year. After that, I got "promoted" into an internal employee.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really. Just specific but very basic questions about market research and motivation to work in market research   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no much negotiation. Danone is not known for being able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Market Intelligence Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schiphol (Netherlands)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schiphol (Netherlands)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Danone.

    Interview Details

    I had one phone interview with HR, (simple questions, they asked also about excel skills), and a second one with the manager. There was not any tricky question, they really want to be sure about your excel skills and working under pressure.

    Interview Questions
    • You work in a project that you have to present on Friday and you get a lot of interruptions, how you react.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales and Marketing Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ealing, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ealing, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Danone in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    The turn around from my initial application to the assessment centre (AC) was quite quick. This was because they had room for one more graduate on the current year's intake, I was therefore shortlisted (even though I had applied for next year's intake) because I had already graduated.

    Up until the AC the application process was quite short. After submitting my application I just had to complete numerical and verbal reasoning tests, I was then immediately through to the AC. About a week before the event I had a conference call with the other candidates outlining what the AC was going to consist of, as well as research preparation I was expected to carry out.

    The AC consisted of two group activities, further numerical and verbal reasoning tests, as well as a competency based interview. I did not make it through to the second half of the day, so only participated in the testing and one group activity.

    I was quite disappointed not to get through, which I was told was due to my performance in the one group activity. Their graduate scheme seemed very good, lots of perks/freebies, great work-life balance and a good salary. I had a feedback call about a week later outlining why I had not been offered the role.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Global Purchasing - Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Danone.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process consisted of a telephone communication of approx. 30 min.+a case study of 45min. Then after the initial assessment I was invited for a face-to-face interview which lasted a bit longer. Durig that second interview, we discussed the answers of the first case study, I was given another exercise to perform, and finally I was asked some additional questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Category Manager Upstream Milk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Danone in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    A positive impression, long process, after 3 interviews they decided to screen internal candidates and offer them the job. It feels unefficient and dissapointing in the end. I went from an recruitment agency application and interview to the HR phone interview followed by a 3rd interview with the HR and line manager. All these for nothing. Seems an expensive recruitment process with no positive result.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Stagiaire Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Danone in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed with the manager, the questions are normal ones: for example, introducing yourself, leadership experience, why Danone, why this position, and what do you think marketing is. The process is smooth but I stated too many times that I really want to do a marketing job and the manager said the position was more a analyst job than a marketing job because my responsibility was handling the data from different market and making reports. So that's a possible reason that I failed.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Marketing Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Communication was done through e-mail, there was one first interview with the marketing manager one-on-one, and in the second interview, it was a group of candidates answering case studies real time. The selection of some canditates was immediate.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  10.  

    Stagiaire Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Danone.

    Interview Details

    First step: group interview (self-presentation, 2 group case studies, 1 logical written test)
    Second step: interview with HR + Senior BM
    Third step: interview with BMM

    Interview Questions
    • "How much is the average daily profit of a McDonalds restaurant?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  11.  

    LOGISTICS BUYE R Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Danone in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very quick, accessible, interesting, fun, nice contacts, positive feedback, like a conversation, very fast response to the application, no negotiation on salary, accessible hours choice, same day assessment activity or business case,

    Negotiation Details
    very quick
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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