W. L. Gore & Associates
Happiness rating is 67 out of 100
3.8 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at W. L. Gore & Associates

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at W. L. Gore & Associates.

Interview experience

Based on 59 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 64 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 57 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at W. L. Gore & Associates

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 5.

Interview process length
About two weeks
30%
About a month
26%
More than one month
21%
About a week
14%
About a day or two
9%
Most reported steps
Group interview
77%
Phone call/screening
69%
On-site interview
69%
Background check
67%
Drug test
65%
Least reported steps
Presentation
2%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at W. L. Gore & Associates

  • Informal. Usually HR person.
    Shared on April 1, 2020 - Cleanroom maintenance - At Gore
  • Very weird. The very leader of the plant asked me if I would be able to stand the frustration of working there. I have met a lot of people that work GORE as Flagstaff is a small town and everyone seem…
    Shared on May 17, 2019
  • Very combative. Did not enjoy the interview...Did not even desire an offer after the process.
    Shared on November 14, 2018
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Interview questions at W. L. Gore & Associates

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Technical questions related to engineering
    Shared on April 11, 2022 - Engineer - Flagstaff, AZ
  • Some pretty typical "what do you do in this ambiguous situation" type questions.
    Shared on February 7, 2022 - Engineer - Flagstaff, AZ
  • My hobbies, My goals, what do I know about gore tex,and my mechanical aptitude
    Shared on June 19, 2018 - Machine technician / Maintenance / trainer - Fair Hill, MD

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Interview tips at W. L. Gore & Associates

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)55%
  • Formal (business suit)24%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at W. L. Gore & Associates

  • Negotiations on your salary
    Shared on July 10, 2022 - Machine Operator - Elkton, MD
  • You will do the same thing every day all day, leaders are sketchy, and do not date anyone you work with or have outside relationships.
    Shared on March 3, 2021 - Ergonomic safety coordinator - Phoenix, AZ
  • Get your engineering degree before applying.
    Shared on November 18, 2019

The first interview at W. L. Gore & Associates

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me26%
  • Other online job site21%
  • Employee referral21%
  • Other15%
  • Through Indeed11%

How candidates received their first interview at W. L. Gore & Associates

  • On site at company location.
    Shared on April 25, 2018 - Current employee (Quality Assurance) - Elkton Heights, MD
  • I applied for a summer hire and got accepted, there was no true interview.
    Shared on March 5, 2018 - Summer Hire ・Skill Trade - Flagstaff, AZ

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