British Heart Foundation
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Sales Assistant interviews at British Heart Foundation

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at British Heart Foundation.

Interview experience

Based on 164 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 157 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 128 interviews
About a day or two

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

What candidates say about the interview process at British Heart Foundation

  • They were friendly, welcoming, made me feel comfortable.
    Shared on 8 February 2019 - Sales Assistant - Bridgend, Bridgend
  • Easy just a few questions
    Shared on 10 November 2018 - Sales Assistant - Wiltshire
  • Really relaxed and straight forwards just give them a few details about you and thats it really.
    Shared on 4 October 2018 - Sales Assistant - Exeter, Devon
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Sales Assistant interview questions at British Heart Foundation

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • If you have worked within retailhave you dealt with difficult customers have you got a good manner when in busy enviroments
    Shared on 16 August 2018 - Sales Assistant - Isle of Wight
  • What do you know about the British Heart Foundation
    Shared on 14 June 2018 - Function Tester/Sales Assistant - Kingston upon Hull

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Sales Assistant interview tips at British Heart Foundation

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)32%
  • They didn’t have a dress code31%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)25%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at British Heart Foundation

  • Relax ask the questions you need to ask they are all very helpful
    Shared on 26 July 2020 - Sales Assistant (Part-time) - Sidcup, Greater London
  • Should be for volunteer work, not as a steady job.
    Shared on 7 July 2019 - Sales Assistant - Camberley, Surrey
  • I would give is to be prepared to the questions that they are asking and also they need to be prepared to do anything that they are told.
    Shared on 14 June 2019 - Sales Assistant - London, Greater London

The first interview at British Heart Foundation for Sales Assistant

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed36%
  • Other25%
  • Walk-In17%
  • Other online job site8%
  • Recruiter contacted me6%

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
  • I flew through it as I Love fashion and customer service.The manger explained they had over 200 applicant's and narrowed it down to 20 interviews.Just be yourself
    Shared on 7 October 2018 - Sales Assistant (Part-time) - Swansea City
  • By being a volunteer
    Shared on 6 October 2018 - Sales assistant - Aberdeen
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