ALDI
Happiness rating is 57 out of 100
3.3 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at ALDI

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at ALDI.
Interview experience
Based on 1,912 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,895 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 1,808 interviews
About a week

Interview process at ALDI

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 week
28%
About a day or two
25%
About two weeks
25%
About a month
16%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
83%
Drug test
74%
Background check
73%
Phone call/screening
36%
Group interview
26%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at ALDI

  • They call you. It was a group interview but the store & district manager interviewed me in another room by myself for about 15 minutes. I got a callback about 25 minutes after I left.
    Shared on November 25, 2020 - Store Associate - Bloomfield, NJ
  • I was first interviewed one on one by the district manager. He asked me pretty much exactly what you would expect for a grocery store interview although he mentioned that "we pay a little more because…
    Shared on November 17, 2020
  • I had an open interview. We sat in a large meeting room where a guy spoke to all of us about general information about the job. Then, I found out we had to do a physical lift test. No one informed me …
    Shared on October 23, 2020

Interview questions at ALDI

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They asked about employment history, availability
    Shared on November 25, 2020 - Store Associate - Bloomfield, NJ
  • Where I see myself in 5 years, If I have any restrictions that would inhibit me doing the job
    Shared on September 6, 2020 - Associate - Illinois
  • What is your favourite ALDI product?What do you know about the special buys?
    Shared on August 2, 2020

Interview tips at ALDI

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)66%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)13%
  • Formal (business suit)12%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at ALDI

  • Don’t dress too formal. I had to do a timed lift test in a dress and sandals.
    Shared on October 23, 2020
  • Advice? If you’re a female or minority, your chances of getting hired are 99% greater. Based on their statement on the main company website, you know where I’m going with this.
    Shared on September 12, 2020
  • IF you are there to grow then be genuine with yourself and answers. Think before you speak. IF you are there to just gain experience and moved on, then fake your answers, says what {they} want to hear…
    Shared on May 29, 2020

The first interview at ALDI

How candidates got an interview
  • Paper application23%
  • Walk-In21%
  • Through Indeed16%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%

How candidates received their first interview at ALDI

  • Job fair hiring event
    Shared on August 20, 2018 - Store Manager - Westland, OH
  • Through college
    Shared on June 27, 2018 - Shipping and Receiving - Valparaiso, IN
  • A friend referred me
    Shared on December 26, 2017 - Sales Associate - Memphis, TN
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