A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd
Happiness score is 36 out of 100
2.9 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd.

Interview experience

Based on 403 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 399 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 323 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 4.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
53%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
10%
More than one month
6%
About a month
5%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Written test
14%
Phone call/screening
13%
Problem solving exercises
9%
Drug test
9%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
7%
Presentation
6%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

  • To much paper work, when it's not the question's about the position of the job that you applied for.
    Shared on 2 December 2021 - Hygiene Assistant - Bedford
  • Two people asking history questions in relation to past employment
    Shared on 4 March 2020 - Shop manager - Peterborough Hampton court
  • As they were desperate for staff, I just had a quick chat with upper management and I started the following week.
    Shared on 17 July 2018 - Post Office Supervisor - Worksop
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Interview questions at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • SalesHistoryunderstanding
    Shared on 13 September 2018 - OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - BLAKEMORE WHOLESALE DIVISION - National
  • Ask about company how flexible are you
    Shared on 10 March 2018 - Order Picker/Warehouse Operative - Willenhall
  • When can you start?
    Shared on 20 August 2017 - Sales Assistant - Dudley

Interview tips at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)34%
  • They didn’t have a dress code28%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)19%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

  • Avoid certain departments
    Shared on 18 March 2022 - Manager - England
  • where trainers, run fast
    Shared on 8 November 2021 - Driver - Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Think twice if you value your licence
    Shared on 14 July 2021 - HGV Class 1 Driver - Bedford

The first interview at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed29%
  • Other21%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Walk-In13%
  • Paper application9%

How candidates received their first interview at A.F.Blakemore & Son Ltd

  • I applied on their website
    Shared on 9 September 2021 - Assistant Store Manager - Spar Convenience Store - Outwood, West Yorkshire
  • Through agency
    Shared on 14 July 2021 - HGV Class 1 Driver - Bedford
  • Through indeed
    Shared on 18 February 2021 - Store Manager - West Midlands
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