7 questions about Interviews at Selfridges
How long does it take to get a response from a video interviewLess than a week
Asked 27 April 2023
Answered 27 April 2023
around 2 weeks
Answered 5 July 2021
What tips or advice would you give to someone interviewing at Selfridges?Be calm and give lots of examples
Asked 30 January 2019
Answered 30 January 2019
What should you wear to an interview at Selfridges?The Selfridges interview style is pretty standard for a retail job. After compleating the online test, if you are successful then they will invite you to complete a video interview. This involves you recording yourself for a maximum of 60 seconds answering the questions that are shown on screen. You can retake the videos as many times as you like to make it the best. The questions are more than likely to be adapted for each role. For example, I applied to become part-time sales staff at Christmas (working in the food court) so they asked questions like "Why do you like Christmas?" and "what is your favourite Christmas food?". Try and answer these questions with confidence and make sure you look smart and well presented. If you passed the video interview stage, you may get a phone call or an email (for me it was both) saying that they would like to invite you to a group interview. For me, it was a group interview followed by a 1 to 1 interview with a department manager. On the day, make sure you arrive at least half an hour before the start time, make sure you look presentable (i would advise men wear a suit and women wear a blouse and a blazer or something as long as it looks smart). During the group interview, you will have to watch a short video about what it is like to work at Selfridges and all of the staff will then introduce themselves and their positions in the company. The first task is to get to know the person sat next to you asking then questions and the ones up on the projector. Youll have to remember this information as later you will stand up in pairs and introduce your partner to the group. After this, You will be given a number and split off into groups to compleat a task. My task as it was a Christmas position I applied for, we had to create a gift hamper for a Mum using the products they had out. As a group discuss why you have picked each product and present this to the rest of the group. Try and get as involved in this task as possible as this will show your ambition to solving problems and teamwork skills. Finally, you will have a short break and then invited to a short 1 to 1 interview where they will ask you the usual interview questions like "Why do you want to work at Selfridges?" or "What will you bring to the Selfridges team?". If you have been successful you will get a phone call to book you on an induction day.
Asked 15 January 2018
Answered 15 January 2018
What is the interview process like at Selfridges?The whole process was a joke, no organisation at all the interviews were rushed and no real interview questions were even asked.
Asked 11 January 2018
Answered 11 January 2018
What questions did they ask during your interview at Selfridges?AN example of stock controlling
Asked 7 April 2017
Answered 7 April 2017
How should you prepare for an interview at Selfridges?Just be myself and genuine at interview. Interviewer loved to ask people into culture or not such as in art and fashion. Personality and personal appearance is quite important, I would say it's high end culture always check like that.
Asked 7 March 2017
Answered 7 March 2017
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