NTUC Fairprice Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Very Easy Interview
Retail Assistant Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at NTUC Fairprice in January 2010.
Interview Details – A phone call followed by a very simple interview.
Interview Question – Nothing too difficult. Basically asking when you can start work, when can you commit until. Answer Question
Executive Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I interviewed at NTUC Fairprice in January 2010.
Interview Details – They spoke to me and asked me many questions of which I found rather difficult to answer. After much deliberation that occurred spontaneously and quickly, I gave them a satisfactory answer that I felt comfortable with. They nodded and agreed that I had replied them honestly. Thereafter was a series of similar question and answer dialogue that grew increasingly tedious but nevertheless necessary to find out more about each other.
Interview Question – The most difficult question they asked me was one that I had to deliberate the longest before giving them a reply. I thought about it carefully and methodically, using a framework that I thought of at the point of time. View Answer
Project Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at NTUC Fairprice in June 2013.
Interview Details – through employment agency and contracted to the agency. There will be 2 sessions of interview with the Deputy CIO and Managers from the IT Department. A cross reference call will be conducted upon successful interview
Interview Question – technical question by the IT Manager. The question will be theory based and there will be a list of 15 Q&A Answer Question
Negotiation Details – took one week to negotiate and the final package will be lower than initial request by candidate. good to have a comfortable range
Management Trainee Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at NTUC Fairprice
Interview Details – 1st round - Team-based problem solving and a short esaay
2nd round - Structured interview
Interview Question – Why do you want to work in retail since you are from engineering/sciences Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Cashier Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 5 days - interviewed at NTUC Fairprice in December 2009.
Interview Details – we were just asked to memorize a list of food products, which we were tested on the numbered code corresponding to it.
Interview Question – why do you want to work as a cashier? Answer Question
Maintenance Technician Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at NTUC Fairprice in March 2012.
Interview Details – The HR manager will call you beforehand to get your details. They will ask a lot of questions before they ask you to come down for interview. The interview will take some time as they require approval. Once upon arrival, You will be required to write an application form. After that, the interviewers will interview you with a series of questions regarding your past work history. They will assess on your speech confidence and how you carry yourself. After all is done, the HR will call you if they decided to employ you. But it will take time. Be patient.
Interview Question – What is the most challenging task you have been assigned to and what steps did you make to make it successful? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – try to stick with your expected salary. If not, try to less it by 100. not less.