Cargill
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Interviews at Cargill

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Cargill.

Interview experience

Based on 809 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,038 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 852 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Cargill

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
32%
About a week
28%
About two weeks
20%
About a month
12%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
66%
Drug test
60%
Background check
60%
Phone call/screening
48%
Group interview
27%
Least reported steps
Other
7%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Cargill

  • You set up a time and date for a phone interview and the interviewer never calls. Then you email to find out why, get an apology and a new time and date, and once again the interviewer never calls. Af…
    Shared on February 18, 2022
  • Very detailed
    Shared on August 27, 2020 - Intl., Execution Coordinator - Cordova, TN
  • Do phone interviewIn person interviewDrug screenPhysical
    Shared on August 5, 2020 - Packer - Mount Joy, PA
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Interview questions at Cargill

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What are your goals for the next 5 years?Do you intend to elevate your company?What are some of your future accomplishments?Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?Would you be interested in…
    Shared on October 3, 2022 - Rendering Maintenance, Refrigeration maintenance & Harvest (Knives') - Dodge City, KS
  • How do you resolve conflict? How did you de-escalate the situation? How does your experience line up with the position you are applying for?
    Shared on August 12, 2022
  • Muy buena entrevista
    Shared on November 12, 2021

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Interview tips at Cargill

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)33%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)27%
  • They didn’t have a dress code22%
  • Formal (business suit)13%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Cargill

  • Be open and honest
    Shared on December 12, 2019 - Senior Grain Merchant - Houston, TX
  • Not worth the money.
    Shared on November 16, 2019
  • Make sure you understand what is expected of the position
    Shared on October 31, 2018 - Plant Accounting Analyst - Charlotte, NC

The first interview at Cargill

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed18%
  • Employee referral18%
  • Recruiter contacted me15%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Other10%

How candidates received their first interview at Cargill

  • Phone ed ca
    Shared on September 16, 2019
  • I applied online, 6 months for a production worker at Cargill Meat Solutions, so never give up!
    Shared on February 26, 2019
  • Via staffing company
    Shared on August 6, 2018 - Purchasing Coordinator/ Procurement Specialist - Fargo, ND

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