Happiness score is 48 out of 100
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Toolstation Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    Darrin Murray
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    51 to 200
  • Revenue
    £366m to £730m (GBP)
  • Industry
    Retail & Wholesale
  • Link
    Toolstation website
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 631 reviews and is evolving.



Customer Service Advisor in Falkirk, Falkirk
on 26 May 2022
Easy job, bad management
Worked there for almost a year before I decided to leave, most of the people where okay to work with but the first manager I worked with was very rude.
Store Assistant in Aberdeen
on 27 May 2022
Suits me fine
I'm interested in tools and DIY and have learned a lot. Good atmosphere in store most of the time, lucky to have a nice manager and colleagues. Sometimes a bit understaffed. Duties quite varied.
Assistant Manager in Saffron Walden
on 25 May 2022
1 year at Toolstation
Toolstation is a great place to work you meet amazing talented fun people a lot of the time. The main issue is the revolving door of RMs and not enough support to the teams on the ground- in store. The stores are run on skeleton crews to cut costs which is great in creating a tight knit team but it also causes an unhealthy culture of “not letting the store down” people need to be at home and rest too. The pressures of management are easy to overcome with the correct training, it’s unfortunate not everyone gets to receive it. I learnt a lot from Toolstation and I think it’s a great company with decent benefits but I wouldn’t go back.
Warehouse Operative in Manchester
on 24 May 2022
Busy and secure.
A decent place to work, high turnover of staff which is probably down to location more than anything. Can be difficult to get to by public transport.
Senior Sales Assistant in Perth, Perth and Kinross
on 23 May 2022
Decent place to work.
Typical day at work was reasonably varied for a hardware store, I enjoyed the typical day, although the first few months were made more challenging than they should of been due to the manager at the time.Easy job, decent folk, not bad all round.

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Interview insights

Insights from 808 Indeed users who have interviewed with Toolstation within the last 5 years.

Average experience
Interview is easy
Process takes about a day or two

Interview questions

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Shared on 2 March 2022

Mainly about work, home life, hobbies. Interviews process very easygoing

Shared on 12 August 2019

Few questions about yourself. Why you want to work for this company & where do you see yourself in 5years. A bit of basic maths questions.

Shared on 18 March 2019

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