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Retail Sales Associate interviews at B&M Retail

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Interview experience

Based on 672 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 660 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 559 interviews
About a day or two

Retail Sales Associate interview process at B&M Retail

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

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
About a week
About two weeks
More than one month
About a month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Group interview
Phone call/screening
Problem solving exercises
Written test
Least reported steps
They have no interview
Take-home/sample work
Drug test

What candidates say about the interview process at B&M Retail

  • Long and leaves you unsure about the job in hand ur kind of throne in
    Shared on 4 February 2018 - Retail Assistant - Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Just a one to one with the manager of store
    Shared on 18 November 2017 - Retail Assistant - Stevenston
  • Decent very professional
    Shared on 7 November 2017 - Retail Assistant - Sheffield
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Retail Sales Associate interview questions at B&M Retail

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Company history, your previous work experience.
    Shared on 7 December 2017 - Retail Assistant (Part-Time) - Stoke-on-Trent
  • I was asked why I wanted the job
    Shared on 7 July 2017 - Retail Assistant - Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire

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Retail Sales Associate interview tips at B&M Retail

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)39%
  • They didn’t have a dress code22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)21%
  • Formal (business suit)16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at B&M Retail

  • Don’t stress about it, the staff are great and friendly, just be your self and you should do well
    Shared on 2 September 2021 - Store Assistant - Preston, Lancashire
  • Be confident and be yourself
    Shared on 18 August 2021 - Retail Assistant - Eston, North Yorkshire
  • Be bright and make sure you are willing to work hard.
    Shared on 4 September 2020 - Retail Assistant (Part-Time) - Folkestone, Kent

The first interview at B&M Retail for Retail Sales Associate

How candidates got an interview
  • Other27%
  • Walk-In23%
  • Through Indeed14%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Paper application8%

How candidates received their first interview at B&M Retail

  • Applied online
    Shared on 13 May 2022 - Floor Assistant - Thetford, Norfolk
  • I applied in store
    Shared on 15 December 2021 - Retail Assistant (Part-Time) - Linlithgow, West Lothian
  • Took a CV to the store
    Shared on 21 September 2021 - Store Assistant - Chadderton, Greater Manchester
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