Pets at Home
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Interviews at Pets at Home

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Pets at Home.

Interview experience

Based on 931 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 919 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 780 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Pets at Home

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
36%
About a week
36%
About two weeks
20%
About a month
5%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
68%
Group interview
36%
Problem solving exercises
30%
Phone call/screening
27%
Other
12%
Least reported steps
Drug test
5%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Pets at Home

  • I had a telephone interview, then got invited into store for a half an hour work trial followed by an interview with the store manager.
    Shared on 21 June 2022
  • Had a trial shift which included half an hour on tills, half an hour cleaning out an animal and 20 mins to put stock out. Also half an hour 1-1 Interview with many questions such as experience etc.
    Shared on 20 November 2020
  • I had to do an online test and then had a face to face interview with the area manager.
    Shared on 17 April 2019 - Assistant Manager - Broadstairs
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Interview questions at Pets at Home

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • If you have a slight phobia of snakes and spiders can you work at pets at home?
    Shared on 14 September 2020
  • How many days do you have to work a week??
    Shared on 7 April 2019
  • Are you flexible to work every day of the year including Christmas day, New Year's day, Bank Holidays etc.
    Shared on 31 March 2019

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Interview tips at Pets at Home

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)42%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Formal (business suit)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Pets at Home

  • Relax. Be yourself and open up, always ask questions even if they seem pointless it just makes you look engaged.
    Shared on 23 May 2022 - Shop Floor Assistant - Dewsbury
  • Be proactive in your work trial.
    Shared on 1 March 2021 - Store Colleague - London, Greater London

The first interview at Pets at Home

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed47%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Other14%
  • Recruiter contacted me8%
  • Employee referral6%

How candidates received their first interview at Pets at Home

  • Did phone interviews, face to face and then work trial.
    Shared on 17 May 2022 - Kickstart colleague assistant - Riverside
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  • Pets at Home
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