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Caterpillar Inc. Interviews

Learn more about Caterpillar Inc. interview questions and interview process from current employees. The majority of employees think that Caterpillar Inc. interview questions are average and rate their experience a D or 62/100. The average employee completed 1 rounds of the interview process and received a response within 1-2 weeks.

Interview SentimentHow was your overall experience interviewing at your current company?
Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
86
out of 100
Interview ExperienceHow would you rate the interview process at your company?
Bottom 20%Bottom 20% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
D

Caterpillar Inc. is in the Bottom 20% of Similar Size Companies

Culture Score
Bottom 35%Bottom 35% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
C-

Caterpillar Inc. is in the Bottom 35% of Similar Size Companies

62
out of 100
How would you rate the interview process at your company?
Applied online
52%
Referral
10%
Recruiter
23%
Other
10%
Networking
5%
How did you get your first interview at your current company?
Very Difficult
7%
Difficult
32%
Average
42%
Easy
8%
Very Easy
11%
How difficult would you rate the interview process at your current company?
Did your interview process give you a good representation of the culture at your company?
Same day
11%
Within a week
12%
1-2 Weeks
35%
2-4 Weeks
18%
4+ Weeks
24%
How long did you have to wait before you heard a response after your last interview?
1
69%
2
19%
3
6%
4
0%
5 or more
6%
How many phone/in person interviews did you have before you were hired at your current company?

Who Ranks Caterpillar Inc. Interview Process the Highest?

Department - Product 79/100
Department - Engineering 77/100
Ethnicity - Asian or Pacific Islander 77/100

Who Ranks Caterpillar Inc. Interview Process the Lowest?

Experience - 6 to 10 Years 50/100
Ethnicity - African American/Black 51/100
Tenure - 5 to 10 Years 54/100

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Recent Questions About the Interview Process at Caterpillar Inc.

  • How do I do well in an interview at Caterpillar Inc.?
    Network as much as you can in advance. But answer questions after thinking about them and use the star format
    Answered 3 years ago
    Come prepared with knowledge or certifications
    Answered 3 years ago
    Know someone at the company before you interview.
    Answered 4 years ago
    Be prepared
    Answered 4 years ago
    Eye contact
    Answered 4 years ago
    Be friends with the managers
    Answered 4 years ago

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  • How long do the interviews usually take at Caterpillar Inc.?
    3 hours
    Answered 4 years ago
    15-30 min
    Answered 4 years ago
    Depends on role
    Answered 4 years ago
    30 minutes
    Answered 4 years ago

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  • How would you describe your overall experience interviewing at Caterpillar Inc.?
    A waste of time
    Answered 4 years ago
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