British Heart Foundation
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Shop Assistant interviews at British Heart Foundation

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

Interview experience

Based on 161 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 159 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 141 interviews
About a day or two

Shop 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 8.

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
69%
About a week
20%
About two weeks
8%
About a month
2%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
54%
They have no interview
22%
Other
21%
Phone call/screening
12%
Background check
12%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Group interview
2%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at British Heart Foundation

  • Very fast and easy
    Shared on 2 October 2017 - Shop Floor Assistant - Truro, Cornwall
  • It was work experince
    Shared on 24 September 2017 - Shop Floor Assistant - Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Easy to do as you are given booklets to read first. The manager makes you feel that you are important to them. You will be asked if you want to work in any particular place in the shop, i.e. back room…
    Shared on 7 April 2017 - Shop Assistant - Ramsgate Thanet Kent
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Shop Assistant interview questions at British Heart Foundation

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • It was just an work experience
    Shared on 31 May 2018 - Shop Assistant - Maida Vale, Greater London
  • Just about my health and wiether or not i thought i was up to the job in hand.
    Shared on 11 December 2017 - Shop Assistant (Volunteer) - Ilkeston
  • How well do you work as a team
    Shared on 2 October 2017 - Shop Floor Assistant - Truro, Cornwall

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Shop Assistant interview tips at British Heart Foundation

Dress code for the interview
  • They didn’t have a dress code39%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)31%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)22%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at British Heart Foundation

  • Just be yourself, open and honest. think why you want to do it. I brought along some references from previous employers too.
    Shared on 26 February 2020 - Volunteer Shop Assistant - Elgin
  • Don't, just find a charity that actually cares, don't expect professionalism from everyone like naive old me.
    Shared on 17 January 2020 - Shop Assistant (Voluntary) - Sheffield
  • Be friendly and confident
    Shared on 10 May 2019 - Volunteer Shop Assistant - Sudbury, Suffolk

The first interview at British Heart Foundation for Shop Assistant

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In54%
  • Other19%
  • Through Indeed16%
  • Recruiter contacted me3%
  • Employee referral3%

How candidates received their first interview at British Heart Foundation

  • I completed a online application form, then eventually I received a email asking me to go to the store for a interview.
    Shared on 16 February 2022 - Volunteer Shop Assistant - Bedfordshire
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