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Updated 8 Dec 2014
Updated 8 Dec 2014
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    Development Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Theale, South East England, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Theale, South East England, England
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at PepsiCo in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview with off-shore internal recruiters to assess suitability and discuss the role in more detail. Two initial phone conversations with recruiters led to a more formal phone interview with hiring manager and peers. Next stage was a face to face interview at the office site. Overall, I found everybody very relaxed, friendly and very open.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your favourite product from the Pepsico product range?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Interview Details

    Started with a phone interview with one of their regional sales managers in UK.
    Very informal chat regarding my previous sales experience, choice of university, and course. Further questions on my career motivations, overall an easy interview, no tough questions

    Interview Questions
    • As mentioned, the chat was informal, and there were no real difficult questions   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Accepted a better job

    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview Details

    The assessment center was most of a day including aStandard HR interview, 'times when you've worked in a team' etc...
    Followed by technical interview based on university projects.
    Final group activity.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Industrial Placement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Theale, South East England, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Theale, South East England, England
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PepsiCo in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Apply, Face-to Face Interview,Assessment

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leicester, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leicester, England
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the role, and had the first round interview at my University. There were two people interviewing and they spent time ensuring that I was comfortable. They asked quite a few questions (e.g. describe yourself in 5 words, describe a situation where you did something you regret). The 2nd round interview was a technical interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation where you did something you regreted   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Infrastructure Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    A set series of questions were asked referencing my CV regarding illustrating how I'd shown an example of various traits they were looking for, e.g. Can you give an example of when you've had to stand up to authority and how you handled it?

    There were 2 people from the department in the interview, one of whom asked questions the other simply made notes; however there was a hint of good cop-bad cop at one point with the note taker stepping in with followup questions and challenges to assess how the example given squared up to the questions asked.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you provide an example of when you've had to stand up against someone in a position of authority and illustrate how you went about it.   Answer Question
    • Can you provide an example when you've had to lead a team or otherwise take the initiative.   View Answer
    • Can you provide an example of when you've worked as part of a team and what you feel your role was throughout.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Theale, South East England, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Theale, South East England, England
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo in March 2008.

    Interview Details

    Informal and friendly, case presentation was under time pressure so a clear and organised mind is essential, back to back interviews again can put you under pressure. Not clear on what division you were going to be place in, good opportunities for rapid advancement and international mobility

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you managed a culturally disperate team   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Route Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview Details

    I attended an on-campus presentation and gave them my resume. They then asked me to apply and complete their online assessment test. After I passed that, I had an interview on my campus. The questions were general frequently asked interview questions. Then I had my ride along and now have my final interview tomorrow.

    Interview Questions
    • It wasn't the questions that were difficult or unexpected it was that my interviewer pulled out a 2 page packet of questions that was so unexpected.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview Details

    First met with members of Pepsi at a campus career fair. Able to score an interview a week later. After the initial interview, I did not hear anything for a month regarding a possible follow up interview. I eventually did hear back and was scheduled for a plant visit from 9-12 on a Wednesday. Very typical in nature. Questions are what you have grown to expect from an interview situation.

    No Offer
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    Sales Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in South Wilmington, DE (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in South Wilmington, DE (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview Details

    It was the worst interview. Everyone I interacted with was so rude. I also did not see one female in the whole office. I got the interview after applying online at school the interview took about a week but waiting to hear back took two months.

    Interview Questions
    • What grade you recieved in a leadership or business class?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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