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Interviews at Pfizer

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

Interview experience

Based on 961 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 960 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 838 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Pfizer

Overall 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
About a week
More than one month
About a month
About a day or two
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Background check
Drug test
Phone call/screening
Group interview
Least reported steps
They have no interview
Take-home/sample work

What candidates say about the interview process at Pfizer

  • Very structured questions based on situational experience.
    Shared on July 13, 2022 - Work Team Enabler/Production Activity Technician - Portage, MI
  • Fair and logical
    Shared on June 6, 2020 - Safety Surveillance Associate - Phone screen
  • Interview with a couple of supervisors with no walk through of the facility.
    Shared on January 30, 2020 - HVAC / BMS Specialist - Charles City, IA
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Interview questions at Pfizer

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Multiple various questions
    Shared on August 17, 2020 - Production Tech. 2 Operator - Portage, MI
  • They asked about my international training experiences.
    Shared on April 4, 2019 - Director, Global Sales Training - Collegeville, PA
  • Did I know anything about GMP clean work aeras
    Shared on February 24, 2019 - Machine Operator - Stanford NC

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Interview tips at Pfizer

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)49%
  • Formal (business suit)41%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Pfizer

  • By all means, take the interview. It is an opportunity to meet the staff, ask questions and learn about the career opportunities and how you might fit into the Pfizer family
    Shared on June 8, 2021
  • Don't bother at the Pearl River location. They waste your time and are looking for some UNICORN. Immediately during the interviews they trash the employee who left the role, and put you through length…
    Shared on April 3, 2020
  • Do not believe everything HR has to say and keep an open mind, be a sponge and do not get wrapped up in the DRAMA!!!
    Shared on January 5, 2020 - Production Supervisor - McPherson

The first interview at Pfizer

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me30%
  • Employee referral22%
  • Other18%
  • Other online job site10%
  • Through Indeed9%

How candidates received their first interview at Pfizer

  • Referral by a friend
    Shared on March 30, 2021
  • Had to know someone in order to get an interview.
    Shared on January 30, 2020 - HVAC / BMS Specialist - Charles City, IA
  • By submitting an application to Zoetis/ Pfizer Animal Health.
    Shared on May 15, 2019 - Territory Business Manager - Atlanta, GA

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