American Red Cross
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Interviews at American Red Cross

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at American Red Cross.

Interview experience

Based on 1,072 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,055 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 986 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at American Red Cross

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
30%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
22%
About a month
14%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
69%
Phone call/screening
61%
Background check
58%
Drug test
45%
Group interview
22%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at American Red Cross

  • Thorough as possible and very good
    Shared on January 30, 2022 - Administrative Assistant - Napoleon, OH
  • Phone screen, HR interview, and then interview with the department manager or supervisor. They were all very kind when I went through the process. Took about 10 days total.
    Shared on July 15, 2020
  • Intellectual, respectful, honest
    Shared on July 27, 2019
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Interview questions at American Red Cross

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Had I had any work experience?What are you looking to help with?What are your strengths and weaknesses?
    Shared on July 18, 2018 - Volunteer - Muncie, IN
  • They ask me that what should you helping others in disaster and what is your strategy in highly disaster..
    Shared on September 17, 2016
  • Have I ever worked outbound? Can I not miss any days in the first 90 days? Why I wanted to work there? Had to explain times I dealt with angry customers.
    Shared on September 16, 2016

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Interview tips at American Red Cross

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)67%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code8%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at American Red Cross

  • Smile and be yourself
    Shared on January 30, 2022 - Administrative Assistant - Napoleon, OH
  • I would suggest someone look for a paid position rather than volunteering unless you are getting your foot in the door. They were nice and helpful to me.
    Shared on July 18, 2018 - Volunteer - Muncie, IN
  • Apply elsewhere if you have a conscience
    Shared on July 27, 2017 - CHARGE RN - Farmington, CT

The first interview at American Red Cross

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed27%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Recruiter contacted me14%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Other14%

How candidates received their first interview at American Red Cross

  • Applied after noticing position in Plain Dealer
    Shared on July 27, 2019
  • On the Indeed website
    Shared on May 29, 2019
  • I 1ST heard how the Red Cross families in need. I know because I was one of those people.
    Shared on March 1, 2019

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