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Interviews at Showsec

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Showsec.
Interview experience
Based on 168 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 168 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 161 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Showsec

Overall experience

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

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a week
32%
About a day or two
31%
About two weeks
20%
About a month
11%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
58%
Background check
31%
Group interview
28%
Presentation
23%
Phone call/screening
21%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Showsec

  • Long, tiresome, tedious, too may questions and lots of messing about. Too much online stuff to do as well.
    Shared on 30 December 2018 - Door Supervisor - SWG3 Glasgow
  • Shambles, just turn up and they take you on. Interviewers are a joke.
    Shared on 19 September 2018 - Jobs Body - All Over
  • Quite straightforward they show you a presentation about the company and what they do, then you sit down with one of the interviewers and they ask you a couple of questions about your experiences and …
    Shared on 15 January 2018 - Steward - Birmingham

Interview questions at Showsec

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Various. Mainly competence based
    Shared on 12 October 2018 - Steward - Various
  • Examples of past customer service experience?Issues you came across at previous jobs involving customers and how this was overcome?
    Shared on 28 July 2018 - Safety Steward - London
  • Unstructured short 1st interview with 3 member panel 2nd interview includes observed interactive scenarios
    Shared on 6 April 2018 - Team Leader - Leicester, Leicestershire

Interview tips at Showsec

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)38%
  • Formal (business suit)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code17%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)13%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Showsec

  • Don’t bother. Apply somewhere else
    Shared on 23 September 2020 - Door Supervisor/Security - Various
  • I actually don't even know who the CEO is. But professional attitudes always works.
    Shared on 24 June 2020 - SIA Door Supervisor - Various
  • Just a standard interview, focus on good customer service skills
    Shared on 25 February 2020 - Operational Team Leader / SIA Licenced Door Supervisor (Casual Work) - Manchester City Centre, Greater Manchester

The first interview at Showsec

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed33%
  • Employee referral19%
  • I called them18%
  • Other15%
  • Other online job site7%

How candidates received their first interview at Showsec

  • Was notified via Email
    Shared on 1 July 2019 - Steward/Secrity - Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Apply online on their website
    Shared on 11 June 2019 - Stewardess - Manchester
  • Applied online
    Shared on 11 April 2019 - EVENTS STEWARD - Manchester
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