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Royal Dutch Shell Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2014
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Reservoir Engineer Interview

Reservoir Engineer

I applied online and interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

Interview Details – I applyed my application at the February (Deadline was in the middle of april). In the end of Aprril they called me - it was telephone interview, there were a lot of general questions, about work expierence and etc, after in the middle of May I checked my application there was assessment day status. In the Middle of June there was AsD - at first technical presentation - 1 hour, break, situational exercise, structural interview. Then I asked questions. AsD were 4 hours. On next day they called me with positive answer.

Interview Question – Question about the case, when I persuade somebody   Answer Question

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Consultant Interview

Consultant

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

Interview Details – Simple ans straight forward. The most easy interview ever if the person like you. It is nothing about your qualification or relevant job experience. If the person interview you like you, you are sure to get the job.

Interview Question – None   Answer Question

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Commercial Upstream/Downstream Interview

Commercial Upstream/Downstream

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

Interview Details – First round is applying on line. This takes some time. Tip: look up the Shell CV format. Second round is an interview, which was a phone call in my case. Phone call took about an hour in which the first half hour is quite easy. They ask for leadership skills/how you respond in a team when there are different opinions etc.. Last 10 min is a business case. I would reccomend to prepare how to do a SWOT analysis.

Interview Question – Case Interview. Describe how you would respond as CEO to CO2 problem.   Answer Question

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G-Staff Interview

G-Staff

I applied online and interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

Interview Details – Telephone Interview?
1. Ask for your job preference
2. Some detailed questions based on your CV
3. Explain the professional business words
4. Choose one from four topics??if you r a CEO?what would you deal with XXX events??

Interview Question – If you are a CEO in top500 company?what would you do to improve your company   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?

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Commercial Graduate Program Interview

Commercial Graduate Program

Interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell

Interview Details – First submit online application. Quite a long wait before telephone interview. Interview was about 45 mins. First part about career preferences, followed by achievements and past experiences. Focus is on CART. Last part is a discussion on a topic you pick from 4 possible choices from the perspective of a CEO of a company.

Interview Question – Tell me about one of your achievements   Answer Question

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Geophysics Graduate Scheme Interview

Geophysics Graduate Scheme

I applied online and interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

Interview Details – Submitted CV followed by a phone interview. Interview started with basic questions revolving around your online application. You should review the website, it is the source behind pretty much all the questions they will ask you after that point.

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Intern Interview

Intern
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

Interview Details – An hour long phone interview; will be required to talk in detail about leadership experiences, difficulties faced, and how you have been able to tailor communication styles to various groups of people.

Will then be asked to choose a topic to discuss about, whereby the interviewer will lead with some initial questions but you're expected to elaborate fully on.

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Leadership Program Interview

Leadership Program

Interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell

Interview Details – One case study followed by interview on case only, then a group activity was conducted on the basis of one case, which includes a group discussion. The in third round they gave certain scenario related to different functions and u have to present the problem of the case given. A interview will also be conducted on the same case. They may change their process from this year

Interview Question – First round   Answer Question

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No Offer

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Graduate Program Interview

Graduate Program

I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

Interview Details – Online Application, Telephone Interview, Assessment Day

Interview Question – Imagine that you are the CEO of an oil company. How would you maintain the reputation and integrity of your business?   Answer Question

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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst

Interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell

Interview Details – The Phone interview was a basic interview. Questions regarding greatest achievement, why do you want to work here, etc.

Interview Question – Biggest weakness, it is always a difficult questions but job be prepared fore it and you will be fine.   Answer Question

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