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Interviews at John Deere

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at John Deere.
Interview experience
Based on 653 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 641 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 587 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at John Deere

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
About two weeks
25%
About a day or two
25%
About a week
23%
More than one month
15%
About a month
13%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
75%
Drug test
70%
Background check
65%
Phone call/screening
41%
Group interview
30%
Least reported steps
Other
7%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at John Deere

  • Just ask questions about previous job and salary..
    I was a top recommendation form the drafting teacher.
    Shared on November 30, 2019 - Blueprint clerk - East Moline, IL
  • The entire hiring process took me almost 5 months as a welder. There was 2 face to face interviews, a hair follicle drug test, and a weld test.
    Shared on December 20, 2018
  • That's as personality informations & knowledge .
    Shared on May 6, 2018

Interview questions at John Deere

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Behavioral questions, tell me about a time you were pressured to make a decision but chose not to, and why?
    Shared on June 27, 2020 - Collections Agent - Onsite, Johnston building
  • When can I start?
    If I knew the probation period?

    What did I do at my previous job?
    Shared on November 30, 2019 - Blueprint clerk - East Moline, IL
  • They want to see f you have the skills to be a team player. they need hard dedicated workers.
    Shared on September 25, 2017 - Logistics Analyst - Waterloo, IA

Interview tips at John Deere

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)50%
  • Formal (business suit)26%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at John Deere

  • If you’re ok with favoritism and not being able to advance in the company then it’s the job for you.
    Shared on February 6, 2020 - Warehouse Worker - Lathrop, CA
  • Be your self and be honest
    Shared on February 6, 2020 - Packer - Charlotte, NC
  • If repeating your job everyday will annoy you, it my not be a good fit.
    Shared on January 1, 2020 - Material Technician - Grovetown, GA

The first interview at John Deere

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me20%
  • Other online job site17%
  • Other17%
  • Employee referral16%
  • Through Indeed8%

How candidates received their first interview at John Deere

  • I worked there as a temp, and applied and recieved and interview
    Shared on October 20, 2019 - Assembly Technician/ Zone Leader - Grovetown, GA
  • Through a phone call.
    Shared on April 8, 2019 - Forklift operator - Milan, IL
  • I applied online through indeed.com. They contacted me online, I set up a date for a 4 hour computer exam. It didn't take the whole 4 hours for me. During exam you are handed back your resume and you…
    Shared on December 14, 2018