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Interviews at ARLA FOODS

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at ARLA FOODS.
Interview experience
Based on 85 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 84 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 81 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at ARLA FOODS

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a day or two
42%
About a week
21%
About a month
17%
About two weeks
12%
More than one month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
63%
Written test
45%
Problem solving exercises
26%
Phone call/screening
23%
Group interview
21%
Least reported steps
Background check
9%
They have no interview
4%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at ARLA FOODS

  • It's okay you need to do a test to see if you have the right grades and stuff but it's okay
    Shared on 24 April 2018 - Picker/packer - Leeds
  • One full day of interviews and tests.
    Shared on 6 March 2018 - Line Manager - Leeds
  • Professional, friendly, thorough.
    Shared on 23 January 2018 - Category Manager - Leeds, West Yorkshire

Interview questions at ARLA FOODS

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • About the products
    Shared on 19 June 2020 - Packer - Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Usual interview with added food safety conversation
    Shared on 26 March 2019 - Dairy Operative - Ashby-De-La-Zouch

Interview tips at ARLA FOODS

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)31%
  • Formal (business suit)28%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)13%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at ARLA FOODS

  • Don't. There is no way you would want to work here.
    Shared on 2 February 2020 - Warehouse Supervisor - Newquay, Cornwall

The first interview at ARLA FOODS

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me30%
  • Employee referral30%
  • Other20%
  • Walk-In10%
  • I called them10%

How candidates received their first interview at ARLA FOODS

  • Through Smith and Reed agency
    Shared on 4 January 2020 - Packing - Trevarrian
  • Agency put me in touch
    Shared on 14 July 2019 - Driver - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire