Dunelm
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Interviews at Dunelm

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Dunelm.
Interview experience
Based on 350 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 351 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 334 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Dunelm

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

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
47%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
14%
More than one month
5%
About a month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
59%
Group interview
39%
Problem solving exercises
28%
Phone call/screening
22%
Presentation
13%
Least reported steps
Background check
4%
Take-home/sample work
1%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Dunelm

  • 1-1 meeting with the store manager and they asked general retail questions
    Shared on 28 October 2020
  • From applying on Indeed. They advertised for availability for mornings, afternoons, one evening and at least one weekend shift. I filled this out on the application but they asked again in the intervi…
    Shared on 27 August 2020
  • Applied online for Customer Assistant temporary contract with Dunelm. Following day received an email inviting me for an interview at the end of the week, I really prepared myself well over the nex…
    Shared on 2 August 2020

Interview questions at Dunelm

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What's your availability?
    Shared on 27 August 2020
  • What napkins would you upsell to someone buying a red table cloth
    Shared on 7 June 2019 - Customer Service - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK
  • Have you been in Dunelm? Fave item in the shop?
    Shared on 3 November 2018 - Sales Assistant - Horsham, West Sussex

The first interview at Dunelm

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed50%
  • Other21%
  • Other online job site9%
  • Employee referral9%
  • Paper application4%

How candidates received their first interview at Dunelm

  • From applying on Indeed. They advertised for availability for mornings, afternoons, one evening and at least one weekend shift. I filled this out on the application but they asked again in the intervi…
    Shared on 27 August 2020
  • From applying online
    Shared on 12 June 2019 - Fitter - Midland
  • Worked as a cleaner in there and got a job through the staff.
    Shared on 2 May 2019 - wearhouse operative - Dartford, Kent
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