Unilever Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Future Leaders Program -Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at Unilever.

    Interview Details

    I went to the career fair at my university and was contacted through our job board for an interview. I was told the interview would be a half hour long. The interview ended up being only 20 minutes long, and half the time I asked the questions. It really felt like I was leading the interview rather then the interviewer. However, it was a very pleasant experience. I really enjoyed talking to the recruiter and he knew a lot about the position. There were general questions about the consumer packaged goods industry, why Unilever, what is your favorite brand and why, etc. Not too challenging, but challenging enough. Still waiting to hear back, should be getting a response soon!

    Interview Questions
    • What do you know about the consumer packaged goods industry in the USA?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Machine Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency. The process took 5 months - interviewed at Unilever.

    Interview Details

    The interview process consist of multiple stages. Many people make it to the interview stage by working through a temp agency and already have experience doing the exact job they are applying for.

    Interview Questions
    • Was not asked difficult questions. The manager spent most of the time talking about himself. The interview lasted about an hour.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Design Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Unilever.

    Interview Details

    Only interviewed with 2 people : my Manager (DIrector) and the DIrector of HR

    Interview Questions
    • What was the biggest challenge that you faced in Business and how did you solve it?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    not lengthy - I basically accepted the offer as is.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    IT Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Englewood, NJ
    Anonymous Employee in Englewood, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Took a long time for interview to be scheduled. Recruiter was new to position and seemed not to know too much about the job or anything related to Unilever. Call was finally scheduled and interview went okay. Recruiter did provide some coaching eg... they are looking for SAP experience. In the end didn't get the position

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Sales Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Unilever in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    Recruited through SIFE (now Enactus) job fair + alumni connections. 2 phone interviews followed by a 24 hour interview day. The day included dinner the night before, 3 interviews with key managers, a team exercise, and presentation about the internship program. All travel expenses were paid.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was "do you have any questions." Because the interviews were in blocks, there were 15 minutes dedicated to my questions. I did not have enough questions to fill the time and had to cover with questions made up on the fly.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I probably could have negotiated, but did not.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Campus- very standard- no submission of official transcript

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Associate Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was hired through an agency

    Interview Questions
    • Most unexpected question was a technical question from the hiring manager   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Basic behavioral interview

    Interview Questions
    • Talk to me about one of your favorite brands   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Unilever.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and received an invitation for a phone interview within a week. I set up an appointment and had a wonderful interview. The recruiter called on time and was very pleasant. She asked about my resume and experience. Afterwards the recruiter walked me through the position and the main intricacies of it along with what the hiring manager what looking for. We spoke for the better part of an hour and then I was told of the next 3-4 steps in the interview process. I was given the impression that with my sales background and education, I should expect to hear back within the next 3-5 days on how the status of my application. I took this as a sign that I would proceed with the next step, a second phone interview.
    About 5 days later, I received a generic email telling me they were going forward with other candidates.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Food Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Anonymous Employee in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Unilever in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Online app., phone screen and one on one

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview

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