Rentokil Initial
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Interviews at Rentokil Initial

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Rentokil Initial.
Interview experience
Based on 154 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 153 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 150 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Rentokil Initial

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

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
33%
About a week
23%
About two weeks
19%
About a month
13%
More than one month
13%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
76%
Phone call/screening
55%
Problem solving exercises
24%
Written test
23%
Group interview
23%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
5%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Rentokil Initial

  • There so desperate for workers, because they dont pay enough, the interview is easy.
    Shared on 9 April 2019
  • Yes. The interview with i had so far was wery good
    Shared on 6 February 2019 - Technician - London, Greater London branch 16
  • Never had one
    Shared on 26 October 2018 - Cleaner - Stockton-on-Tees

Interview questions at Rentokil Initial

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Is there a god? How big is the universe? How do we solve the problems in the middle east? You know all the usual stuff.
    Shared on 15 July 2020
  • General job application questions.
    Shared on 11 September 2019 - Customer Service Representative - Cwmbran
  • How long I worked in pest
    Shared on 26 July 2019 - Technician - Liverpool, Merseyside

Interview tips at Rentokil Initial

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)39%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)36%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)11%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Rentokil Initial

  • Do some research on the company/division you're applying for.
    Shared on 12 March 2019 - HR Assistant - Scotland
  • Be versatile and flexible and be prepared to work hard
    Shared on 8 February 2019 - Operations Manager - London, Greater London
  • Be honest. Interviewers are people too.
    Shared on 1 February 2019 - Pest Control Technician - London, Greater London