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What is the interview process like at BP?

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Competency based questions.

Questions based on teamwork, safety, courage, excellence, leadership.

What is excellence?
What is your leadership style?
A time when you have noticed a health and safety breach?
A time when you’ve had the courage to talk to a colleague about something they were not doing correct?

They ask many questions and also ask you to expand by asking sub questions like - how did that make you feel, what was your colleagues reaction etc.

Interview lasts approx 1 hour.

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My interview was great Jess made me fill very comfortably and I had all the skills that they needed.
I was hired . I walked out and 5 mins later i got a call from the manager telling me that she wanted to hire me.

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Face to face interview

Answered - Sales Assistant (Former Employee) - Braintree, Essex

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Straightforward.

Answered - Customer Service Assistant (Current Employee) - Whittlesford

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Thorough and comprehensive.

Answered - TAR Co-ordinator (Former Employee) - Shetland Central

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Competency based questions.

Tell us about a time when you encountered conflict and how you handled it.

Tell us about a time you you problem solved.

Safety questions may come up, tell us a time when you saw a safety breach in the workplace and how you handled it.

Best to keep a number of examples of times you worked as team, had effective communication, problem solved, made improvement in the workplace and use the star technique in which to base your example- situation, task, action, result.

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No interview was given

Answered - Sales Assistant (Full-time) (Former Employee) - Barnetby, Lincolnshire

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Mediocre, standard stuff.

Answered - Category Lead (Former Employee) - London

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