Unilever Interview Questions

Updated Sep 25, 2014
Updated Sep 25, 2014
263 Interview Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unilever Financial Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Unilever in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone conversation with two individuals lasted about 40 minutes. Was fist asked about my story, what attracted me to Unilever, and why I am interested in a Corporate Finance role vs. a banking role which is what I had previous experience in. Asked about my knowledge of Unilever's different brands. Furthermore, asked about where I liked to shop, if that place would be a beneficial partner to Unilever, and why I liked that place. They also asked what they could do to better position their products in the store.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a commercial you saw and what you liked and disliked about it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Distributor Development Manager-Territory Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied 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
  3.  

    Scientistg Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Unilever in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Online application.
    HR phone call ( to check interests in this position only and available dates for technical phone interview)
    Hiring manager phone call ( to know about background)
    On site interview : Presentation( based on my previous project works) and one to oner interviews ( with other scientists, managers and so one)

    Not too many technical questions.
    Most of them are "HR" questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Associate Finance Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Started with recruiter phone interview. Next step was another phone interview with a Finance Manager and last stage was a half day interview day with 11 or 12 other candidates where each candidate had about 1/2 hour with 3 existing employees (1 is HR interview). They call back a week later to let you know

    Interview Questions
    • Almost all of the questions were behavioral. (Strength/weakness, greatest accomplishment, etc.) Interview itself is not hard but there is a lot of competition for only a few spots.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Front Line Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hammond, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hammond, IN
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Week 1 - Contact from recruiter regarding position
    Week 2 - First phone interview with Unilever recruiter (~45min), first on-site interview (2 hr)
    Week 3 - Second on-site interview with site leadership team (2 hr panel interview)
    Week 4 -Third on-site interview (2 hr)
    Week 5 - Follow-up with Unilever recruiter

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Offer was presented and I was initially given 24 hours to make a decision. I immediately countered with a higher offer. It took approximately one day for review and received a reply where my counter was met. I was given another 24 hours to decide. Negotiation was easy and stress-free.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Recruiter Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at Unilever in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with recruiter from Accenture ( as most of their recruiting function is outsourced). The few questions asked were very straight forward, however the majority of the conversation was the recruiter talking about himself and I could hardly get the opportunity to speak about my experience as it relates to the position. There was very limited time for questions and I ultimately decided the opportunity was not the right fit.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied online, emailed by recruiter, in person interview

    Interview Questions
    • A time you had a conflict with a team member and how did you resolve it   Answer Question
    No Offer
  9.  

    Associate Brand Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Unilever.

    Interview Details

    I felt very welcome at the headquarters by all the interviewers. The process was very casual, mostly behavioral questions. Lots of questions about my leadership style. No case or difficult technical questions. Before the onsite interview, I had a phone interview with HR, then a Skype interview with the Director of the category.

    Interview Questions
    • One interviewer questioned me about the category, competitors, etc. in the industry I used to work in.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Supply Chain Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Unilever.

    Interview Details

    Company was very helpful in the entire recruitment process. Interview was great experience, I felt like I was immediately part of the group and interviewers seemed genuinely interested in me. Interview was not intimidating and made me feel more relaxed and interested in what the company had to offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Cannot remember most difficult question. Interview was mostly situational scenarios and personal questions   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Process Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Unilever.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed for an Internship, after the internship i was offered a full time postion based upon my 3 months of work + presentation to upper management

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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