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Visy

4.1
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Application Process & Interviews at Visy

8.9
8.9 rating for Recruitment, based on 19 reviews
Please describe the interview process and assessments.
The assessment took place prior to the final interview which was inclusive and interactive. The final interview was a panel interview which continued for about 30 mins.
Graduate, Melbourne
As I filled a full-time role, my interview process was very good. I got along with my mentor very well, where interview process had relevant Q&A as well as a site tour which increased my interest and engagement with the company.
Graduate, Brisbane
Since the work was introduced to me through someone who was working in the company, the recommendation was really helpful and I had to go through one interview with site manager, supervisor and two colleagues.
Graduate, Sydney
I had an online aptitude and personality test. After that I has face to face interview.
Graduate, Coolaroo, Melbourne
After applying for the graduate program online I was invited to attend the Assessment Centre day with about 30 other applicants. There was a range of group activities and individual tests. After this day I was invited to an interview at Visy head office and after that interview was given the role. The whole process from application to hiring took about 2 months, it was great that it was quick process.
Graduate, Melbourne
Group interview with approx. 30 people followed by a one-on-one interview with members of two different prospective business units (+HR).
Graduate, Melbourne
1. Assessment center was fantastic, I was comfortable and felt myself. It was engaging and I thought it was overall well executed. 2. Interview process was relaxed, more like a conversation which again, I think is a good approach towards a Graduate Program.
Graduate, Melbourne
There was an online application, assessment center, psychometric tests and a final interview. I think it was short and sweet and we were given feedback quite quickly.
Graduate, Melbourne
Interview process was much more informal that I was typically used to. Allowed for open and honest conversation around my previous experience and what I was looking to achieve
Experienced, Sydney
First, an application with a cover letter detailing my alignment to the Visy goals. Followed by a phone interview, online testing and an in person interview.
Midlevel, Melbourne
Hiring process through the graduate stream was very streamlined and well handled.
Midlevel, Melbourne
One initial interview with the grad program coordinator and HR manager, followed by a 1on1 interview with the executive for the pulp and paper department.
Graduate, Tumut
There was an assessment center with 20 or so graduates where psychometric tests were done and a team activity. A few days later this was followed by a panel interview and then a one on one with the general manager. Visy always called a couple of days after sending my application and after each interview.
Midlevel, Melbourne
The interview and assessments made me feel very relaxed and also allowed me to learn more about myself and interactions at a business level
Graduate, Melbourne
Firstly there was a group workshop for shortlisted candidates, where we were tested in a group setting. Following this there were individual interviews with cross-divisional managers.
Midlevel, Melbourne
Quick process and clear job application process.
Midlevel, Melbourne
There was an assessment centre day with approximately 50 other graduates and then a group were selected for a second interview with 3 interviewers.
Graduate, Melbourne
What questions were you asked in your interviews?
I was asked about experience relevant to the role, past experiences and my general background.
Graduate, Brisbane
Background, working experience, self quality and resident status.
Graduate, Sydney
Asked about subjects I had studied at university and about my workplace experiences and how I could bring that experience into Visy
Graduate, Melbourne
I was asked about my degree, what projects I had completed, what were my interests outside of uni/work. Also some questions on my understanding of what Visy does.
Graduate, Melbourne
Previous initiatives that I had instigated
Experienced, Sydney
What was my understanding of the recycling industry and the circular economy. What interested me in this industry? What skills would lead me to be successful?
Midlevel, Melbourne
I do not recall the exact questions asked, but I believe they were typical around what I do outside of work, what I would like to get out of my job, and my experiences at university.
Midlevel, Melbourne
Tell us about yourself -Describe your current role, what you enjoy and what you don't enjoy -What do you know about the company?
Graduate, Tumut
Situational questions about how I would handle situations and how I had handled things something in the past with work or university
Midlevel, Melbourne
Questions were about why I wanted to work with Visy, how did I manage failure with example, what my interests were when studying
Graduate, Melbourne
Many questions around problem solving and navigating difficult situations.
Midlevel, Melbourne
Work experience, engineering experience, gauging of character.
Midlevel, Melbourne
It focused around my studies and prior work experience and how I could use both experiences in my future work
Graduate, Melbourne
Do you have any specific tips and advice for candidates applying to your company? How would you recommend they best prepare?
Future candidates can best prepare by researching the operations of the facility that they're applying for. They should go in with a sense of optimism and interest for contributing constructively to the business. It is also a way to demonstrate their fit into the culture.
Graduate, Brisbane
Understand the audience and nature of the work is the best preparation to get started at VISY for technical role.
Graduate, Sydney
1. Just be yourself 2. Be well- prepared before the interview 3. Practice, practice, practice
Graduate, Melbourne
Come with situational examples of problem solving, creative thinking and where events have gone wrong but lessons were learnt or adaptation was made to course correct. Don't be afraid of being assertive.
Graduate, Melbourne
Just have a relaxed mindset and be yourself in the whole process. In terms of preparation, it is good to have an understanding on what the company does. Ask questions in the interview.
Graduate, Melbourne
Be yourself - Focus on the sustainability piece that Visy's goals and objectives are aligned with
Graduate, Melbourne
Take the initiative. Build your leadership skills as early as possible
Experienced, Sydney
Firstly, be yourself - you'll interview better naturally rather than putting on a facade. Secondly, understand what the business does, why it is successful and how you can fit into it.
Midlevel, Melbourne
Word of mouth and networking can help immensely in Visy, as it did for me. If you know someone within the company, ask them for knowledge and tips for the role you are applying for.
Graduate, Tumut
When moving to the in person interview process think about what your driving motives are for working and what sort of work interests you (people management, statistical analysis, projects, ext)
Graduate, Melbourne
Be prepared to give real-life examples of when you have had to tackle adversity and solve complex problems.
Midlevel, Melbourne
Everyone that applies has a degree, think about how you are better suited to the company compared to other applicants.
Midlevel, Melbourne
Understand what the company is about - their values, slogans and environment they operate in
Graduate, Melbourne