Goodwill Industries
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Interviews at Goodwill Industries

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Goodwill Industries.
Interview experience
Based on 3,465 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 3,439 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 3,259 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Goodwill Industries

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
46%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
14%
About a month
6%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
74%
Background check
53%
Drug test
38%
Phone call/screening
27%
Group interview
17%
Least reported steps
Other
7%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Goodwill Industries

  • They do open interviews where usually they take 3 people at a time and you complete to try and get the job with others right there.
    Shared on June 12, 2020
  • Had to take a 180 personality test then answer basic interview questions.
    Shared on November 25, 2019
  • Pretty quick and simple.
    Shared on October 26, 2019

Interview questions at Goodwill Industries

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How is your online venture affecting your school work, since education is extremely importan?
    Shared on May 20, 2020 - Lab Tech - Volunteer in Career Center - Tallahassee, FL
  • How would you handle situations.
    Shared on July 7, 2019 - Vice President of New Business Development - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Do you like working with people?
    Shared on February 5, 2019 - assembly worker - Cincinnati, OH
Interview tips at Goodwill Industries
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)55%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code10%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Goodwill Industries
  • Interview was conducted by manager and supervisor a week after interview I got called I. For orientation during orientation I did a drug test filled out all paperwork now I’m waiting to be called to s…
    Shared on June 16, 2020
  • Try not to call out if hired and be on time
    Shared on September 30, 2019 - Cashier, Processor/Team Leader - Ewing, NJ
  • Turn and run.
    Shared on September 9, 2019
The first interview at Goodwill Industries
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In20%
  • Through Indeed19%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Other13%
How candidates received their first interview at Goodwill Industries
  • Mines was bad. I applied for a retail lead position and was called in for an interview. When I showed up for the interview the manager asked me what position I applied for knowing that they can see …
    Shared on February 16, 2020
  • I applied online on Indeed.com
    Shared on February 10, 2020 - Cashier - Webster, NY
  • From a phone call
    Shared on October 29, 2019 - Peer Support Specialist - West Palm Beach, FL