Primark
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Interviews at Primark

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Primark.
Interview experience
Based on 1,468 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,467 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 1,436 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Primark

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a week
41%
About a day or two
32%
About two weeks
18%
About a month
5%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Problem solving exercises
23%
Group interview
17%
Phone call/screening
12%
Other
10%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Primark

  • It is a group first in a hotel near the store because it wasn't built yet. people were chosen to do interviews and they had to wait 2 weeks to see if they was a reserve or given the role
    Shared on 26 December 2019 - Retail Assistant - White City, Greater London
  • Easy its not a interview more just filling in details to get the job
    Shared on 13 August 2018 - Retail Operative - Guildford
  • Normal.....complete form online, do test, interview, induction then work
    Shared on 8 February 2018 - Retail Assistant - London, Greater London

Interview questions at Primark

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • I interviewed for the new store in Miton Keynes for a Retail Assistant position- I'm not sure if it being a new store opening made the interviewing process any different to how it's usually carried ou…
    Shared on 4 March 2019
  • Tell me about Primark?Why do you want to work here?
    Shared on 22 January 2019 - RETAIL ASSISTANT - Newport
  • All the same things you was asked when you do the online Application. Why do you want to work at primark? What would you do if someone wanted the last top that’s on a manikin in the shop window? What…
    Shared on 21 September 2018 - Sales Assistant - Lakeside Shopping Centre, Essex

Interview tips at Primark

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)51%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)19%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Primark

  • You need to know the history of primark need to be prepared when being enquired about skills remember customer comes first when identifying the scenarios they mention
    Shared on 27 January 2020 - retail assistant - Croydon
  • Be confident, be interactive and ask questions
    Shared on 7 October 2019 - Customer assistant, Primark Portsmouth - Portsmouth
  • Make sure you make yourself available to do extra hours if you're part time and make sure you are dependable. be confident, you'll be in a customer service based role so if you can't talk to 1\2 peop…
    Shared on 20 June 2019 - Sales Assistant - Northampton

The first interview at Primark

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed51%
  • Other14%
  • Other online job site11%
  • Recruiter contacted me11%
  • Employee referral5%

How candidates received their first interview at Primark

  • Indeed job application
    Shared on 12 June 2020 - Retail Assistant - Stafford, Staffordshire
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