National Grid - UK Interview Questions & Reviews

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    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Waltham, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at National Grid - UK in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Terrible - it took a few months just to get me into the system. And they gave VERY limited options for taking the mandatory drug test (which was told to you at the very last second).

    Interview Questions
    • What would make you work harder than the rest of your co-workers?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Summer Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at National Grid - UK in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Written application, followed by a day of assessment centre. AC was a 1.5 hr interview around competency and compnay questions. Also had to do a presentation exercise

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Warwick, West Midlands, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warwick, West Midlands, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 6 months - interviewed at National Grid - UK in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    Slow process and very easy interview, they'll hire everything from a supermarket cashier to a carpenter thinking they can turn them in electrical engineers after 2 week training course

    Negotiation Details
    they'll always try to offer the minimum, the interview structure is so bad that they're unable to tell between a good and bad candidate, you can get an extra 5% if you ask for
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Associate Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at National Grid - UK in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    The actual interview was what you would expect. There were some behavioral questions and a few broad technical questions. Interview went fine and was told I would be contacted with decision in two weeks. Didn't hear back for a month and when I contacted them to inquire if a decision had been made I was told they were almost there and HR would let me know. Never heard from NG again. Not even the courtesy of a rejection email. Overall I would describe my experience as: waste of time.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time you had a conflict with a boss. How did you deal with it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at National Grid - UK in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    National Grid seems like a great company to work for. I was offered an interview which I was a little nervous about at first because it's not exactly what i was looking for in a job but was pleased to find out about their great open-culture, great benefits, and performance bonus'. Before the interview I did my research about the company and was pleased to find out that this company seems like a great place to work.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a situation where you had to overcome difficulty.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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