Timpson Ltd
Happiness score is 48 out of 100
3.4 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Timpson Ltd

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Timpson Ltd.

Interview experience

Based on 189 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 186 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 183 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Timpson 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 2.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
They have no interview
Problem solving exercises
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
Drug test

What candidates say about the interview process at Timpson Ltd

  • Very basic - if they like you you get a job
    Shared on 7 July 2020 - Manager - United Kingdom
  • Full of promises of how you can do well to only find out its pure lies
    Shared on 26 June 2019 - locksmith - Luton
  • Easy they only employ on personality
    Shared on 14 August 2018 - Branch Manager - Cheltenham
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Interview questions at Timpson Ltd

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell me a bit about yourself
    Shared on 30 November 2021 - Driver on unknown Trial - Treforest, Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Timpsons interviews don't really consist of questions. Its more of a get to know your personality to see if you would fit their bubble.
    Shared on 6 January 2021 - Branch Manager - Suffolk
  • They are looking more for personality than skill level.
    Shared on 13 June 2020 - Branch Manager - Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

Interview tips at Timpson Ltd

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)43%
  • Formal (business suit)27%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Timpson Ltd

  • You can teach someone with personality to fix a watch, cut and key and eventually hone your craft in shoe repairs. But not vice versa. Be yourself, show some personality.
    Shared on 11 January 2021 - Mobile branch cover - East Anglia
  • Be yourself
    Shared on 9 January 2020 - Branch Manager - Sussex
  • I have no advice as timpson believe in a informal chat not a interview
    Shared on 26 June 2019 - Mobile Manager - everywhere

The first interview at Timpson Ltd

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed28%
  • Other26%
  • Employee referral23%
  • I called them8%
  • Other online job site5%

How candidates received their first interview at Timpson Ltd

  • Email reply of job site
    Shared on 24 October 2020 - Manager - West Midlands
  • Gave them my name and number
    Shared on 27 August 2019 - Branch Manager - Evesham, Worcestershire
  • I was recognised as a good employee
    Shared on 27 August 2019 - Logistics Manager - Troon, South Ayrshire
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