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Interview Tips For Retail


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Interview Tips For Retail

  1. 1. 5 Top 5 Companies to work forThursday, 20 September 12
  2. 2. 1 “I get to work in the best working environment I have ever experienced. The people here are amazing”. Graduate Trainee at Waitrose: "I think that if you have a genuine interest in the retail business or the Partnership the interview and assessment centres give you plenty of opportunities to display this and the most important thing is just to be yourself"Thursday, 20 September 12
  3. 3. 2 1 "Read up on assessment centres before attending and spend time filling out applications” Retail Manager at John Lewis: "Read up on assessment centres before attending and spend time filling out applications, particularly checking for spelling mistakes. Get somebody else to read through it for you. Dont let nerves get the better of you at interviews, just be yourself; if youre not itll come back to haunt you later in your career.Thursday, 20 September 12
  4. 4. 3 “Be yourself in the interview process”. Manager at Enterprise Rent - A - Car: "Be yourself in the interview process. The assessment centre is much more fun than others that I went to. Ask a lot of questions."Thursday, 20 September 12
  5. 5. 4 “I think its important to show you haver a range of experience”. Graduate scheme at The Co-operative Group: "I think it is important to show that you have a range of experience - university, part time job, sports club/society etc. Prepare for psychometric tests and competency based questions.Thursday, 20 September 12
  6. 6. 5 “If you are interested in a career in trading - it would be a great idea to talk to a current buyer”. Retail Buyer Health and Beauty at Asda: "If you are interested in a career in Trading - it would be a great idea to talk to a current buyer. Read publications like the Grocer and Marketing Week to understand the big trends that are hitting the industry at the time. Get out to stores - look at what the big players are doing - but also what specialists are doing (Boots, Pets at Home etc). When applying for any job - make sure the company and role feel right for you - thats as important as you being right for a job.Thursday, 20 September 12
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