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This PrepPack™ includes numerical, verbal and personality tests, as well as interview preparation, exercises for the assessments centre, drills, tutorials and guides.

What is the Hiring Process at Rio Tinto?

Getting a job at Rio Tinto is a multi-step process:
  1. Complete an initial interview—this may be a telephone interview, or you may be asked to record answers to a set of questions.
  2. An on-site interview and a meeting with workers on the site. Interview questions will be both behavioural and competency-based. 
  3. Pass the aptitude tests, which examine your numerical and verbal reasoning skills.
  4. You may also be asked to take a personality test.  

Rio Tinto's Tests 

Aptitude (Reasoning) Tests

For most positions at Rio Tinto, you will have to take an aptitude test which measures your cognitive abilities in the following subjects:
  • Numerical reasoning: your understanding of tables and your ability to draw conclusions from facts and figures
  • Verbal reasoning: your ability to comprehend and evaluate written information


Interview Process

  1. Right off the bat, Rio Tinto cuts down the number of applicants by having them complete the aptitude tests.
  2. Successful candidates are invited to a video interview.
  3. More tests! Once again, only those candidates who score high enough will be invited to the next round. 
  4. Finally, complete an on-site panel interview. Be sure to emphasise your track record of enforcing safety guidelines, as well as your relevant work experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

What other types of assessments may I have to undergo as part of the hiring process at Rio Tinto?

In addition to the assessments, you will probably need to take a personality test. This PrepPack™ can help you prepare for this assessment as well.

What benefits does Rio Tinto offer?

Employees at Rio Tinto enjoy a competitive salary, generous benefits package, health coverage and numerous vacation days.

 Where does Rio Tinto operate?

Rio Tinto is an international company, but it operates primarily in Australia, Canada and the United States.

How long does the hiring process take? 

It can take several months to get hired at Rio Tinto, so be patient and give yourself the best chance for success by practising with this product's preparation materials.

To achieve a high score, you must become familiar with the type of questions on the test and the different ways to approach them. The best way to do this is to get ready with the PrepPack™'s study materials, which include hundreds of questions and more useful tools. Start practising today, impress the managers and beat out the competition for your desired position at Rio Tinto.


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