Wilko
Happiness score is 49 out of 100
3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Wilko

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Wilko.
Interview experience
Based on 543 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 541 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 527 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Wilko

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
41%
About a week
39%
About two weeks
13%
About a month
5%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
72%
Group interview
20%
Problem solving exercises
16%
Phone call/screening
10%
Other
10%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Wilko

  • Group interview building task
    Shared on 27 February 2020 - Customer Service Assistant (Part-time) - Norwich City Centre, Norfolk
  • Promise you every thing give you nothing
    Shared on 12 September 2019 - Warehouse Operative - Magor
  • Offered tea and coffee when waiting in the staff room before the interview. You are asked 9 questions about how you would handle different situations. You must explain each situation with an example. …
    Shared on 19 April 2018

Interview questions at Wilko

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • None just sat down and gave me the job perfect example of the shop been run by people who don't have a clue !!
    Shared on 18 July 2019 - Cashier - Arndale Shopping Centre, Greater Manchester
  • Why would you like to work for Wilko? and what could you bring?
    Shared on 2 June 2019 - Cashier and Sales Assistant - Surrey
  • Do they have any customer service experience
    Shared on 18 June 2018 - Checkout Supervisor - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Interview tips at Wilko

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Formal (business suit)21%
  • They didn’t have a dress code17%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Wilko

  • Be available and reliable
    Shared on 23 June 2019 - Retail Customer Service Assistant - Rochdale

The first interview at Wilko

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed33%
  • Paper application13%
  • Other13%
  • Employee referral12%
  • Other online job site7%

How candidates received their first interview at Wilko

  • Ending of October 2015, interviewed by one of the managers'
    Shared on 25 July 2019 - Customer Service Assistant - The Broadway, Stratford E15 London
  • By applying for the job.
    Shared on 17 December 2018 - Customer Service Assistant - Poole, Dorset
  • Application form in store
    Shared on 2 November 2018 - CSA - Oakham, Rutland
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