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Interviews at Magnet

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Magnet.
Interview experience
Based on 74 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 72 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 70 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Magnet

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 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
53%
About a week
29%
About two weeks
10%
About a month
9%
More than one month
0%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
87%
Phone call/screening
50%
Presentation
9%
Background check
7%
Other
6%
Least reported steps
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Magnet

  • Initial phone interviewThen instore with ManagerAnd if successful training for couple of days in Darlington.
    Shared on 8 October 2019 - Design Sales Assistant - South Yorkshire
  • The telephone interview was quite informal and person from recruitment was very good at explaining the questions/what was expected from the candidate who would get the role. The actual interview was q…
    Shared on 8 May 2018 - Project Design Manager - Aberdeen
  • Normal, nice even it was not formal I went to buy a kitchen and was not working at the time and I was offered a job
    Shared on 5 September 2017 - Trainee designer - Peckham branch

Interview tips at Magnet

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)49%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)36%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Magnet

  • Watch out as they don’t tell you the truth about hours & commission. They tell you it’s 5% starting rate. What they don’t tell you it’s 5% of the profit you make.
    Shared on 17 November 2020 - Designer - East Region
  • Go to the interview and ask them how you are going to make any money when others fail.
    Shared on 23 March 2020 - kitchen Designer - Avonmouth, Bristol

The first interview at Magnet

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed29%
  • Employee referral24%
  • Other23%
  • Recruiter contacted me12%
  • Paper application6%

How candidates received their first interview at Magnet

  • Applied on Nobia website.
    Shared on 6 July 2019 - Store Manager (Full Time) - North West
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