British Heart Foundation
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Interviews at British Heart Foundation

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at British Heart Foundation.
Interview experience
Based on 811 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 800 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 753 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at British Heart Foundation

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
59%
About a week
25%
About two weeks
8%
More than one month
4%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
59%
They have no interview
17%
Other
14%
Phone call/screening
12%
Background check
12%
Least reported steps
Group interview
4%
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at British Heart Foundation

  • You would think its fort knox the way they go about it
    Shared on 3 October 2019 - Warehouse Assistant - Skelmersdale
  • Had to go into the store and fill in a form
    Shared on 2 April 2019 - Volunteer - Glasgow
  • Brillient and straight forward
    Shared on 27 February 2019 - Volunteer General Assistant - Workington, Cumbria

Interview questions at British Heart Foundation

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Not many, it was mostly just filling out personal information forms.
    Shared on 26 December 2018 - Volunteer - Walsall, West Midlands
  • There was a lot of Customer service questions, as this is the ONLY main thing the company works on, they also ask your background.You don't have to be from Retail.
    Shared on 12 December 2018 - VOLUNTARY Customer Researcher - Trowbridge
  • They didn't really as It was only a voluntary job
    Shared on 1 November 2018 - Volunteer - Crawley, West Sussex

Interview tips at British Heart Foundation

Dress code for the interview
  • They didn’t have a dress code35%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)27%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)23%
  • Formal (business suit)13%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at British Heart Foundation

  • Should be for volunteer work, not as a steady job.
    Shared on 7 July 2019 - Sales Assistant - Camberley, Surrey
  • Be polite and smart.
    Shared on 6 July 2019 - Volunteer - Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
  • Be yourself, show your passion to succeed in retail and have a keen eye in regards to stock and helping customers
    Shared on 25 February 2019 - Volunteer - Alfreton, Derbyshire

The first interview at British Heart Foundation

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In33%
  • Through Indeed20%
  • Other20%
  • Employee referral6%
  • Paper application6%

How candidates received their first interview at British Heart Foundation

  • Started as a volunteer, the. The opportunity came up so I took it. I had to apply like everyone else it was just given to me I still had to go through the application process and attend an interview
    Shared on 27 September 2019 - Sales Assistant - Llanelli
  • Through my cusion
    Shared on 24 July 2019 - Volunteer Worker - Haverfordwest
  • Went in store and asked if they had any vacancies
    Shared on 11 July 2019 - Sales & Retail Assistant - Blyth