Republic Services
Happiness rating is 51 out of 100
3.1 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Republic Services

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

Interview experience

Based on 1,058 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,415 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 1,212 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Republic Services

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
26%
About a week
24%
About two weeks
21%
About a month
16%
More than one month
13%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
77%
Drug test
68%
Background check
65%
Phone call/screening
53%
Group interview
29%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
They have no interview
1%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Republic Services

  • The interview process can be pretty slow. Background checks sometimes take a while.
    Shared on April 14, 2022 - Leader - Atlanta, GA
  • PoorNo structure, they didn't know I had a cdl.
    Shared on September 18, 2020
  • I applied in October and got a phone call and phone interview that day, had a face to face interview 2days later. They said they would call me for a ride along and never did. I applied again and got a…
    Shared on February 7, 2020
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Interview questions at Republic Services

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Asked about the person who rec’d me in, which is completely unprofessional. Asked why do I think I’m “better than all of the other applicants”. Asked why they should hire me.
    Shared on November 12, 2021
  • Describe in detail the air brakes test procedure.
    Shared on September 5, 2020 - Roll off driver - 260W Dickman St
  • Just the usual questions
    Shared on July 13, 2020 - Front Load Driver - Chicopee, MA

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Interview tips at Republic Services

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)50%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)24%
  • They didn’t have a dress code12%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Republic Services

  • Research the company.
    Shared on April 14, 2022 - Leader - Atlanta, GA
  • Run away as fast you can.Poor tech and training
    Shared on September 18, 2020
  • Let's go and have faith and give a good interview
    Shared on March 10, 2020 - Sorter - San antonio Texas

The first interview at Republic Services

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed27%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Recruiter contacted me16%
  • Other14%
  • Other online job site10%

How candidates received their first interview at Republic Services

  • On here......Indeed.com! Just searched my city and found it!
    Shared on June 30, 2018
  • Former co-worker was sales manager.
    Shared on February 11, 2018 - Growth Rep - Tulsa, OK
  • Talent coordinator from Republic
    Shared on July 12, 2016 - Maintenance Technician - Lakeland, FL

Common questions about interview at Republic Services

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