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Updated Apr 22, 2014
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Management Trainee Interview

Management Trainee
Bangalore

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Unilever.

Interview Details It was an on campus recruitment which started with an online application submission, followed by group discussion, a team activity and 2 rounds of interviews. There was shortlisting after the application submission and the group/team rounds.

Done quite professionally. They tend to like young grads vs people wiht more experience and prefer women.

The interview rounds allow you to make your point with the interviewer focused more on listening.

Interview Question – They check creativity and application of learning to live problems. Expect short marketing caselets and some off beat situations.   Answer Question

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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
Bangalore

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Unilever in September 2008.

Interview Details They were 5 rounds of interview.1.telephonic round to check my work experience and time i can join the new job. 2. one to one with manager I would work with for IQ test.3.Test of excel to check skills on systems.4 Interview with chairman. 5. background check.

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  • what is the most difficult situation you faced with your team mates and how did you solve it?   Answer Question
  • what is the most difficult situation you faced concerning your job and how did you solve it?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – It was not easy to negotiate on salary. But since the co was good and employee friendly salary didnt matter much. Salary they offer is alway in par with industry

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Packaging Development Executive Interview

Anonymous Employee
Mumbai

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Unilever in October 2010.

Interview Details Interview was taken by a panel of 2 persons. Both were technical. One was playing a part of HR. Interview was conducted for around half an hour.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – In HUL pay package is fixed based on band. No negotiation.

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Territory Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Unilever.

Interview Details Interviewed through campus recruiting. People were nice and very positive

Interview Question – Give an example of a time that you encounted conflict and how you resolved it.   Answer Question

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Global Brand Director Interview

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I applied online and the process took 8 weeks - interviewed at Unilever.

Interview Details Usually for low levels there is a full assessment process involving multiple candidates (4 or +) and assessors (4). For more experienced people it is the usual multiple interviews with directs and indirects (HR) future co-workers.

Interview Question – No difficult questions per se, apart from competencies for immediate job success, the interviews/assessments objective is mostly for checking if the candidate will fit well form a behavioral and cultural perpective.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Standard conditions as entry level marketer.

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Supply Chain Summer Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied online and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Unilever in March 2014.

Interview Details Online application (includes 7 competency questions)-->A 20-minute phone interview-->A half-day assessment center which contains one-to-one interview, group case study and individual case study. The case study was the hardest part. It included 3 sub-cases and lots of reading material and we were given 45 minutes to come up with solutions to the 3 cases. It was not department-specific. I applied for supply chain but received cases related to marketing as well.

Interview Question – Have you been a role model for others? Explain.   View Answer

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Customer Development Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Hanoi (Vietnam)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in December 2013.

Interview Details 4 rounds. 1st - application, numerical test.
2nd - interview on skype
3rd - assessment day
4th - final interview

Interview Question – what do you know about Unilever
what do you know about Customer Development. What will you have to do
weakness?
a situation question.
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Supply Chain Planner Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through college or university and interviewed at Unilever.

Interview Details applied through the career fair at my school, was contacted about a month later for an interview. pretty standard interview, nothing surprising.

Interview Question – what will the biggest challenge for you be when you come into the working world   Answer Question

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Summer Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
Manila, Manila (Philippines)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in August 2012.

Interview Details You need to submit your resumes to the HR in charge. Next, they will call you via phone for the interview. Then, they will interview you with a set of questions. Once they like you and you are fit, they will hire you on the spot and call you afterwards for confirmation. otherwise, they will call you if you got the job

Interview Question – These are the skills you need to have, if you have them, how wel do you think you can carry it out?   Answer Question

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Sales Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Cincinnati, OH (US)

I applied through other source and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Unilever in July 2010.

Interview Details In person interview with 3 business managers and then an interview with the team leader.

Interview Question – Unexpectedly started at the bottom of my resume and worked his way up.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They didn't really negotiate, it was an entry level position.

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