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Procter & Gamble Marketing Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 21, 2014
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I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in September 2013.

Interview Details – Through Career Centre at college. Took around a month

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you had to coach someone   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in December 2010.

Interview Details – After online assessments, there are panel interviews and an in-person assessment test is given. It's structured very much like the SATs and the GMATs where there is a quantitative and verbal section. Not difficult but it is timed, exactly like the GMATs.

Interview Question – Most questions were not difficult at all. They were more behavioral and asked you in the format of CAR what you have done in the past. Only challenge is that you'll be interviewed by a group of managers who will put pressure on you by asking question after question for more than an hour. It's all a matter of endurance by the time you get to the end of it.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Salary was low but there was no negotiation involved.

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I applied online and interviewed at Procter & Gamble.

Interview Details – Applied online. Received invitation to take the GRT after a month, and took the Online Assessment before I received results. Was invited for two interviews in a span of two weeks - a panel interview (two with people from the function I applied for and one from HR) and a one-on-one interview with the Marketing Director. Entire process took about 5 months.

Interview Question – What is your least liked P&G brand?   Answer Question

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I applied online and interviewed at Procter & Gamble.

Interview Details – online test, phone interview, exams in their facilities and another interview in their facilities. the interview for me was the hardest part. try to be focused and answer direct focused answers. the exam is not easy try to prepare before the real test

Interview Question – give example when you managed people to acheive somthing   Answer Question

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Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

I applied online - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in October 2012.

Interview Details – Online application, writing test, English test, face to face interview 2 rounds

Interview Question – One failure experience   Answer Question

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I applied online - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in January 2010.

Interview Details – Three interviews with min brand-manager level employees, all the interviews are based on 5 success drivers aka cheat-chating on your biography

Interview Question – Nothing technical, just get prepared with STAR-stories   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in March 2008.

Interview Details – Online questionnaire about personal and study background
30 min phone interview for screening
3 1:1 interviews face to face

Interview Question – What is a good leader   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in December 2011.

Interview Details – Applied online with CV, took an online aptitude test, then a pen-and-paper test, followed by two rounds of interviews. I understand that at least another round of interview was expected for a successful candidate. Questions revolve around past leadership/teamwork experiences. Specific examples are necessary to score the interview.

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  • Tell me about the time when you have to lead a team.   Answer Question
  • Tell me about the time when you have to persuade your team members to use your idea.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in July 2010.

Interview Details – 1) Applied online (CV and personality test)
2) Math/Verbal test
3) HR interview
4) Three interviews with Brand Managers

Interview Question – - How many gallons of paint do you need to paint the subway of X city?
- How many gallons of shampoo are consumer per year in the country?
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Negotiation Details – No, I was not able to negotiate

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I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in February 2010.

Interview Details – first you apply online, then you receive an email with a link to answer a questionair based on personal qualities, background, etc. If your profile matches you are invited to go and do a test to evaluare your analytical skills. Then you wait at their offices for a while and they will tell you if you passed the exam. If so, you are scheduled an interview with a recruiter (not necessarily from HR or the function you applied for) for a first screening. If you pass that stage you are called to go to further interviews, it can either be three separate interviews with different managers or one or to pannel interviews with 2-3 managers. if you pass this stage you will receive an offer.

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Negotiation Details – Not open to negotiation.

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