Halfords
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Interviews at Halfords

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Halfords.
Interview experience
Based on 484 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 484 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 467 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Halfords

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
51%
About a week
31%
About two weeks
10%
About a month
5%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
78%
Phone call/screening
42%
Other
12%
Problem solving exercises
11%
Background check
7%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Halfords

  • So far i applied online and the next day i recieved a email telling me book a phone interview so i did for 10am and they called, not long after i recieved another email and they wanted me go face to f…
    Shared on 3 February 2019
  • You go for a cycle with the area manager
    Shared on 11 November 2017
  • Very good because they keep you updated
    Shared on 21 July 2017 - Part Time Sales Assistant - Loughborough

Interview questions at Halfords

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Basic knowledge about the company.
    Shared on 17 March 2019 - Customer Service Assistant (Seasonal) - Leigh
  • How flexible are your hours to work and what do you know about bikes and cars so far
    Shared on 18 September 2018 - Sales Assistant - Reading, Berkshire
  • During phone interview:What does customer service mean to you?What previous experience do you have?What skills do you have which would benefit Halfords?What do you know about us at Halfords?How q…
    Shared on 2 July 2018

Interview tips at Halfords

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)39%
  • Formal (business suit)21%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Halfords

  • Don't bother! It's easy to get a job, seriously easy, but the job you then do moves around to suit certain people and provide them with excuses to cover their own backs and push others under a bus.
    Shared on 30 November 2020 - Colleague - Redditch, Worcestershire
  • Come as yours best
    Shared on 4 October 2018 - Fitter - Chesterfield, Derbyshire

The first interview at Halfords

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed27%
  • Other19%
  • Walk-In16%
  • Other online job site11%
  • Recruiter contacted me10%

How candidates received their first interview at Halfords

  • Enquired within store
    Shared on 20 March 2019 - Store Manager - Wales
  • They rang me
    Shared on 4 February 2019 - Sales Assistant - Grantham, Lincolnshire
  • Via halfords website
    Shared on 21 January 2019 - Duty Manager - Dundee
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