ComputaCenter Interview Questions & Answers

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  • Graduate International Business Manager

    5.0/5 | Interview date: May 2019 | Job offer? Yes |

    Was this helpful? Yes

    Sectors: Computing & IT

    Difficulty rating 80.0 / 100

    Interview process

    The interview took place at the company's London office, with a senior service manager and a current graduate. The questions were many based on my knowledge of the company, the role and my CV. It was especially important to have an in-depth knowledge of what the company does and competency-based examples taken from elements of your CV.

    Most difficult question

    Can you give an example for your CV of when you have displayed our Company's values?

    Interview tips

    Show confidence in your interview, it will go a long way. For the assessment center, the day is well organised and nothing out of the ordinary, it's just as much about working out if you want to work for ComputaCenter as them deciding to give you a job and be your best self.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    The assessment centre was over two days, an evening dinner with assessors and graduates with a hotel stay close to the HQ. The morning involved various group and individual exercises with the afternoon involving a presentation, panel interview and a test. Generally, the day was relaxed and you got the feeling that those assessing you genuinely wanted you to do the best possible, everyone was approachable and understanding. There were between 10 - 12 candidates over two days.

    Interview steps

    Interviews

    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video

    Tests

    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric

    Other

    • Assessment centre
    • Group excercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

    Rating the interview

    • How would you rate the pre-attendance information? 5/5
    • How well was the interview organised? 5/5
    • What was your overall impression of the organisation? 5/5
    • What was your overall impression of the selection process? 5/5
    • Did the interview reflect the overall values / culture of the organisation? 5/5
    • Would you recommend this company to a friend? 5/5
    • Did you want the role following your interview? 5/5
  • HR Assistant (Placement Role)

    4.5714/5 | Interview date: October 2017 | Job offer? Yes |

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    Sectors: Computing & IT

    Difficulty rating 60.0 / 100

    Interview process

    To apply to the HR Assistant role I had to submit my CV and Covering letter to the HR department. After this I was contacted to attend an assessment center. The assessment center started at 9am and finished at 4pm however candidates were sent home at lunch time if there were not successful. The day started with an ice breaker which consisted of a shield exercise where you had to answer the following questions about yourself. Your biggest achievement, your role model, your career ambition and a quote you live your life by. After the ice breaker we took part in a group exercise for 45 minutes surrounding health initiatives for the company. The final activity of the day was a "About Me" presentation which we had to prepare for the day. This was presented to four of the HR department. After lunch three successful candidates were asked to go through to the interview stage. There were two interviews, one focusing on competency questions and one on your personality.

    Most difficult question

    After the "About Me" presentation the panel asked questions about the company and why you wanted to work for Computacenter so it is key to research the company before the assessment day.

    Interview tips

    The interviews were relaxed and the interviewers were friendly. The question were focused on previous work experience but they understood if you did not have any previous experience within HR. I would advise others to be yourself and enjoy the day.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    There were 8 people attending the assessment day and three candidates stayed after lunch through to the next stage. I enjoyed the whole day as it was well organised and the atmosphere was relaxed.

    Interview steps

    Interviews

    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video

    Tests

    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric

    Other

    • Assessment centre
    • Group excercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

    Rating the interview

    • How would you rate the pre-attendance information? 3/5
    • How well was the interview organised? 4/5
    • What was your overall impression of the organisation? 5/5
    • What was your overall impression of the selection process? 5/5
    • Did the interview reflect the overall values / culture of the organisation? 5/5
    • Would you recommend this company to a friend? 5/5
    • Did you want the role following your interview? 5/5

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