Sherwin-Williams
Happiness rating is 62 out of 100
3.8 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Sherwin-Williams

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Sherwin-Williams.

Interview experience

Based on 1,909 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 2,129 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 1,888 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Sherwin-Williams

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 4.

Interview process length
About a week
33%
About a day or two
28%
About two weeks
22%
About a month
12%
More than one month
5%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
81%
Background check
61%
Phone call/screening
46%
Drug test
31%
Group interview
14%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Sherwin-Williams

  • Very professional
    Shared on October 10, 2018 - Chemist - Cleveland, OH
  • There is not an interview process u don't even fill out an application. All u fill out is the i-9
    Shared on July 3, 2018 - Painter/Laborer - Memphis, TN
  • Very chill 2 person interview usually by the assistant manager and manager. very quick
    Shared on May 30, 2018 - Delivery Driver - Santa Maria, CA
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Interview questions at Sherwin-Williams

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • The interview complexity was a 8 on the 1 to 10 scale.
    Shared on September 27, 2019 - Operations Supervisor - Los Angeles, CA
  • Do you want to work here?
    Shared on August 27, 2018 - Branch Manager - Hattiesburg, MS
  • Asked about hours and the time of day working. Asked about the hourly wage.
    Shared on February 10, 2018 - Delivery Driver - Lebanon, NH

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Interview tips at Sherwin-Williams

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)63%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)11%
  • They didn’t have a dress code6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Sherwin-Williams

  • Go through the MT process if you have a degree. Quicker advancement
    Shared on November 12, 2018 - Assistant Manager - Wilmington, NC
  • Honest adn dependendable adn need a job honest days work for honest days pay.
    Shared on June 6, 2018
  • Honesty and genuine interest are powerful attributes
    Shared on February 19, 2018 - Tech Service Rep - Midwest, IA

The first interview at Sherwin-Williams

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed23%
  • Employee referral23%
  • Walk-In11%
  • Other online job site10%
  • Other10%

How candidates received their first interview at Sherwin-Williams

  • Applied through Indeed
    Shared on April 23, 2019 - Delivery Driver - Draper, UT
  • I got in through a temp agency
    Shared on April 10, 2019 - order picker - Winter Haven, FL
  • My younger brother worked at one of the stores first
    Shared on September 4, 2018 - Customer Service Specialist - North Augusta, SC

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