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Procter & Gamble Interview Questions

Updated Sep 21, 2017
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  1. Helpful (3)  

    Assistant Brand Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cairo (Egypt)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble (Cairo (Egypt)).

    Interview

    Applied on the company's career website, did the online success drivers assessment, then( about ten days later) got an invite to the on-site reasoning exam, went over to the site, an upscale office building overlooking the Nile, signed in at the front desk and sat at the reception with around 20 other hopefuls waiting for the exam to start. About 20 minutes later, a lady came out and ushered us into a board room where we were to take the exam. The exam was divided into 3 sections, math section, verbal and a visual pattern identification section, 40 questions in 65 minutes. The math questions are pretty straightforward, mostly calculating percentages, rates and averages. The verbal section takes a little more sustained concentration, can get tricky and the answers can seem close, had to reread a couple of paragraphs after skimming through. The visual pattern questions are also straightforward, although i had to go with my intuition on a couple of them. The next day I received an email saying I had passed the exam and that they would proceed with the selection process and contact me shortly. I haven't heard from them yet but I read on their website that this phase can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks.

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble.

    Interview

    It's difficult to get a job with this company if you don't know someone. They usually promote within or hire interns.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing too difficult, make sure you know your stuff about the history of the company and their culture!!   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Not an option - they have ranges for each Band level.

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    Brand Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Behavioral based questions used to determine power of mind, people, agility.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time where you changed management's opinion.   Answer Question

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Behavioral based interview. You are asked questions about experiences and how you reacted and what you did in certain situations. Based on your answers, they can identified skills and see how you would react in similar situations that you may face in the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a situation when you failed, how this made you feel and what would you have done differently to be successful.   Answer Question

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    I was hired trough my university. I met recruiters at the annual job fair, filled out an online questionnaire/test and then went in for an interview. It was a standard "tell me about the things in your resume" interview with a few questions about values, "a time you worked in a team" and things like that, nothing out of the ordinary.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions were fairly standard, but make sure to do well in the online questionnaire/test because it seems many people do poorly and don't get past that stage of the process.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was absolutely no room for negotiation, but at least the offer was good.


  6. Helpful (2)  

    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble.

    Interview

    Initial screening + 3 interviews. Very objective and data based, focused on proving one's skills based on past experiences. Be prepared to talk about what you specifically did in those past cases and be able to quantify the outcome. Some questions for analytical thinking like Google's "how many golf balls fit in a school bus?" - don't worry so much about the answer but on having a clear thinking path to get there.

    Interview Questions

    • What were the 3 most difficult decisions you had to make in life?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Starting date and extra time off to complete my studies.


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    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    The interview process is rather straight forward. The application is followed by an invitation to take an online test (logic test and success drivers). There are many examples available on the net and although the test is not hard, it's advisable to spend a bit of tome going through examples of the logic/reasoning test and reading up on the success drivers. Same goes for the written test, which is not particularly hard, but one needs to be fast to be able to finish. I had 2 interviews, which were very pleasant and fully success driver based, no marketing questions. Answering questions with the CAR model (Context, Action, Result) is certainly appreciated .

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    Negotiation

    There is no negotiating salary as a new hire. I did however negotiate to change the location of my first assignment from their proposal to my preference.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    It is a three step process. The first interview is very difficult and requires a lot of thinking on your feet. The do not ask the typical questions. After an online portion there is another in person interview. Thisis more of determining if you are a good fit for the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you and a coworker have not gotten along.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The salary was non negotiable.


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    Any Job Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    You will do a panel of 2-3 people using the CAR review. Cause Action Results. Be very detailed with facts and data. They are all about facts and data. Think hard if you really want to work there.

    Negotiation

    really no negotiations tried for more money


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    Brand Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in The Hague (Netherlands)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    (Translated from English)

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble (The Hague (Netherlands)).

    Interview

    Alle stappen waren op voorhand duidelijk; ze hebben een zeer uitgebreid 5 stappen-proces. Iedereen doorloopt de eerste stap, wat je naar de tweede stap brengt: het nemen van een hele hoop testen die lijken op IQ-testen. Na dit te doen, moet je geluk hebben om door te gaan naar stap 3. Ik heb nog nooit van hen teruggehoord, Ik heb niet eens een e-mail gekregen waarin stond dat ik niet naar stap 3 doorging. Echt slechte communicatie als je het mij vraagt.

    Interview Questions

    • Logisch redeneren in de Stap 2-testen was vrij moeilijk. Het was een stuk moeilijker dan de praktijkvragen en in het algemeen moeilijker dan ik had verwacht.   Answer Question

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