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Interviews at bp

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at bp.
Interview experience
Based on 253 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 254 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 238 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at bp

Overall 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 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
39%
About a week
24%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
12%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
72%
Phone call/screening
37%
Background check
20%
Problem solving exercises
20%
Written test
18%
Least reported steps
Drug test
5%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at bp

  • Straight forward was made to feel welcomed
    Shared on 30 July 2019 - Customer Service Assistant - Leicester, Leicestershire
  • 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 …
    Shared on 20 March 2019
  • No problem, relaxed atmosphere
    Shared on 21 September 2018 - Price & Product Assistant - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Interview questions at bp

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why do you want to work here
    Shared on 14 July 2019 - Sales Assistant - Torquay, Devon
  • Are you flexible, everyone says yes but once in staff would make up stories to get the shifts they wanted.
    Shared on 16 May 2019 - Customer Service Assistant (Part-time) - Norton Canes, Staffordshire
  • What are my weakness and strengths.
    Shared on 8 March 2019 - Cleaner (part-time) - Birmingham

Interview tips at bp

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)41%
  • Formal (business suit)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)10%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at bp

  • Don't bother
    Shared on 8 March 2019 - Slave - Kent
  • BP has a believe in zero approach to accidents/injuries so therefor be customer focused with a high knowledge of what safety in a work place means.
    Shared on 18 January 2019 - Customer Assistant - Nottinghamshire