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Sales Assistant interviews at B&M Retail

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at B&M Retail.

Interview experience

Based on 911 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 908 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 811 interviews
About a day or two

Sales Assistant 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 7.

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
64%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
6%
About a month
2%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Group interview
15%
Phone call/screening
13%
Problem solving exercises
9%
Other
8%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%
Drug test
0%

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

  • The management team are very good and I’m happy to be part of there team
    Shared on 1 May 2021 - Sales Assistant - Stevenston, North Ayrshire
  • It was really good
    Shared on 20 June 2018 - Sales Assistant - Chatham, Kent
  • I have a friend who works for B N M and he got me an application form. I filled it in and got an interview straight away. I had my interview on the Friday and my first shift by the Saturday.
    Shared on 2 December 2017 - Sales Assistant - Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Sales Assistant interview questions at B&M Retail

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why do you want to work for b & m
    Shared on 19 March 2022 - Sales Assistant - Brigg, Lincolnshire
  • How would you deal with a difficult customer? Do you mind if someone younger tells you what to do? How can you past experiences help you with this position?
    Shared on 21 September 2021 - Sales Assistant - Lisburn, County Down
  • Previous experience
    Shared on 5 August 2021 - Sales Assistant - Northern Ireland

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Sales Assistant interview tips at B&M Retail

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)48%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

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

  • Come prepared look into previous employee reviews and experiences, try to know about retail and make sure to put yourself out there.
    Shared on 29 March 2022 - Sales Assistant - Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
  • To be them self's
    Shared on 15 December 2021 - Sales Assistant - Ruthin, Denbighshire
  • Look smart. And be on time.
    Shared on 14 December 2021 - Sales Assistant - Sheffield, South Yorkshire

The first interview at B&M Retail for Sales Assistant

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In23%
  • Other19%
  • Through Indeed18%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Paper application11%

How candidates received their first interview at B&M Retail

  • i applied on indeed and they rang me asking when i was available
    Shared on 22 April 2022 - Sales Assistant - Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Face to face
    Shared on 15 December 2021 - Sales Assistant - Ruthin, Denbighshire
  • Via the Job center
    Shared on 14 December 2021 - Sales Assistant - Glasgow area 31
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