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Unilever Management Trainee Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jan 7, 2014
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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Unilever in December 2012.

Interview Details – Phone interview
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Interview Question – They don't give much time for preparing the short presentation.
All interviewers are very friendly.
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Istanbul (Turkey)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Unilever in April 2012.

Interview Details – 1 phone interview in february followed by a group interview in the headquarters in Istanbul in March. Each took 45-60 minutes and consisted of behavioral and personality questions. Final round was called "selection board" which you spend the whole day with 5 other candidates solving case problems and giving presentations about a given business case or new product development strategy. Top level managers and HR people will be present to observe your performance.

Interview Question – Describe a time when you had to combine two different approaches or perspectives to solve a complex problem.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – I decided to go to graduate school abroad.

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Dhaka (Bangladesh)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Unilever.

Interview Details – There are four steps to be recruited as management trainee. In first step, you have to apply via their online application process. After sorting out they will ask you to sit for online assessment test. Then they will select very short listed candidate for day long assessment. After selecting in this stage, they will ask you for the final step; board viva/ interview.

Interview Question – Case study and presentation in day long assessment.   Answer Question

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Singapore (Singapore)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in April 2012.

Interview Details – 1.online assessment 2.telephone interview 3 AC panel

Interview Question – A follow up question   Answer Question

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Nairobi (Kenya)

I applied online and the process took 5 months - interviewed at Unilever in October 2012.

Interview Details – It was a great experience, unbiased and one can get really far without knowing anyone. Though we got to some point and were let go in the final step, the company was really thorough in their interview process but provided you had what it takes, they take you on to the next level.

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Jakarta (Indonesia)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Unilever in November 2012.

Interview Details – 1. Started with a resume screening, later, they informed me to fill out a questionnaire of their own about weakness, strength,etc.

2. Logical & Physicological test, and focused group discussion with psychologist watching

3. 1:1 interview with the psychologist

4. Focused group discussion, again...

5. Presentation

6. Panel interview

Interview Question – A 10 pages business case about how to market an eco-friendly product.   Answer Question

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Dhaka (Bangladesh)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in November 2012.

Interview Details – initial aptitude test consisting of inductive and numerical reasoning. Simple calculator was allowed for use. Next stage assessment including a group case, an individual case and a one to one personal interview. Final stage was interview with the chairman and departmental heads.

Interview Question – What would you do if asked to jump right now? answer within 7 s   Answer Question

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Interview Details – 1st round - Filling in online questionaire. It is rather long and will require time to plan out response before submitting.

2nd round - Phone interview. They will ask questions similar to the online questionaire. All you need to do is to answer them confidently. It helps to have your answers in front of you.

3rd round - Assessment Centre. Consisting of 1 to 1 face interview, 1 to 1 case presentation, and group discussion. Will take up the whole day.

Interview Question – Nothing unexpected. Everything was pretty straightforward. You just have to be confident and eloquent.   Answer Question

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Bangalore (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Unilever.

Interview Details – It was an on campus recruitment which started with an online application submission, followed by group discussion, a team activity and 2 rounds of interviews. There was shortlisting after the application submission and the group/team rounds.

Done quite professionally. They tend to like young grads vs people wiht more experience and prefer women.

The interview rounds allow you to make your point with the interviewer focused more on listening.

Interview Question – They check creativity and application of learning to live problems. Expect short marketing caselets and some off beat situations.   Answer Question

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Karāchi (Pakistan)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in April 2012.

Interview Details – i got news on my college Facebook page for the above position and post my resume. the interview was conducted by sir Suleiman bhawany. it was amazing.

Interview Question – how can you add value for the organization   View Answer

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