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Shop Assistant Interviewing at B&M Retail

See what people said about the interview process at B&M Retail.

Interview experience

Based on 599 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 607 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 563 interviews
About a day or two

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

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

  • Relaxed environment
    Shared on 21 September 2021 - General Shop Assistant - Larkhall
  • To keep the right person to do the job
    Shared on 17 April 2019 - Shop Floor Assistant - West Bromwich
  • Very quick and friendly
    Shared on 1 April 2017 - Shop Assistant - Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
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Shop Assistant interview questions at B&M Retail

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Are you sexually active
    Shared on 15 October 2019 - Shop Floor Assistant - Sheffield
  • Manipulative and misconceiving
    Shared on 23 July 2019 - Shop Floor Assistant/Cashier - Isle of Sheppey, Kent
  • Why do you think you will be an asset to the company. What do you do in you're spare time and how did u find the time trail you spent with us
    Shared on 21 August 2017 - Shop Floor Assistant - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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Shop Assistant interview tips at B&M Retail

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)16%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

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

  • Look smart and be prepared
    Shared on 25 February 2022 - Shop Floor Assistant - Fareham, Hampshire
  • Ask as many questions as possible
    Shared on 13 December 2021 - Shop Floor Assistant - Guisborough, North Yorkshire
  • Well they need more helpful and show wot got do where not face up tell me that you got to face as they have a lot of people doing sock and they should of tell me that in first place that i was going t…
    Shared on 22 August 2021 - Shop Floor Assistant - Boston

The first interview at B&M Retail for Shop Assistant

How candidates got an interview
  • Other25%
  • Paper application16%
  • Walk-In16%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Through Indeed12%

How candidates received their first interview at B&M Retail

  • Through word of mouth from a friend
    Shared on 19 April 2022 - Shop Floor Assistant - Tyne and Wear
  • Took my CV in then they rang with an interview offer
    Shared on 7 March 2022 - Shop Floor Assistant - Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
  • Walked in and asked for job
    Shared on 12 January 2022 - Shop Assistant - Slough, Berkshire
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  • B&M Retail
  • Interviews
  • Shop Assistant
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