The Works Stores Ltd
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Interviews at The Works Stores Ltd

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at The Works Stores Ltd.
Interview experience
Based on 307 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 305 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 303 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at The Works Stores Ltd

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

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
57%
About a week
28%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
2%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Phone call/screening
17%
Other
8%
Problem solving exercises
6%
Group interview
6%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
1%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at The Works Stores Ltd

  • Meet with store manager or area manager
    Shared on 9 February 2018 - Assistant Manager - Lewisham, Greater London
  • General interview process of phone interview then face to face if successful.
    Shared on 18 January 2018 - Christmas Temp Sales Assistant - Northamptonshire
  • Very easy, they ask the questions they have printed out i think its 3 pages worth
    Shared on 22 November 2017 - Sales Assistant (Part-time) - Falkirk

Interview questions at The Works Stores Ltd

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • “When placing stock, what do you think we have to think about?”“Why do you want to work for us?”“What do you think you will bring to the team?”“What do you believe to be good customer service?”“Wi…
    Shared on 8 April 2019
  • Are you customer focused ? Why do you want to work here ?
    Shared on 23 September 2018 - Sales Assistant - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • What can you bring to the job?why do you want to work for us?
    Shared on 22 November 2017 - Sales Assistant (Part-time) - Falkirk

Interview tips at The Works Stores Ltd

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Works Stores Ltd

  • Be yourself. Be organised and tidy. Smiley and friendly
    Shared on 13 January 2020 - Sales Assistant - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  • Do not expect consistent hours
    Shared on 3 September 2019 - customer assistant - Hempstead and Wigmore
  • Turn around and leave
    Shared on 24 October 2018 - Sales Assistant - Denton, Greater Manchester

The first interview at The Works Stores Ltd

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed55%
  • Other18%
  • Walk-In8%
  • Recruiter contacted me6%
  • Other online job site5%

How candidates received their first interview at The Works Stores Ltd

  • Through Indeed
    Shared on 26 January 2021 - Store Manager (Full Time) - Essex