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Interviews at The Original Factory Shop

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at The Original Factory Shop.
Interview experience
Based on 73 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 72 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 69 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at The Original Factory Shop

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
55%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
9%
More than one month
4%
About a month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
69%
Written test
21%
Problem solving exercises
16%
Phone call/screening
10%
Presentation
9%
Least reported steps
Other
7%
Take-home/sample work
6%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at The Original Factory Shop

  • Basic but be prepared to look for another job
    Shared on 24 July 2018 - Store Manager - Leeds
  • Not stressful
    Shared on 6 June 2018 - Sales Assistant - Horley
  • Friendly and didnt really feel the pressured, it took a while for the interview date to be set
    Shared on 31 May 2018 - Customer Assistant - London, Greater London

Interview questions at The Original Factory Shop

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Describe a difficult circumstance in work and how you dealt with it.
    Shared on 28 March 2019 - Sales Assistant - Bridport
  • Had a group interview and was called in for a shadowing trial to see how I interacted with customers.
    Shared on 2 October 2018 - Sale Assistant - Cinderford
  • General questions regarding what you would bring to the company ,particulary concerning customer service.
    Shared on 18 August 2018 - Sales assistant - Heathfield, East Sussex
Interview tips at The Original Factory Shop
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)39%
  • They didn’t have a dress code26%
  • Formal (business suit)21%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)13%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Original Factory Shop
  • Do not go for the interview
    Shared on 26 January 2019 - Sales Assistant - Tenterden, Kent
The first interview at The Original Factory Shop
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In31%
  • Through Indeed23%
  • Recruiter contacted me15%
  • Paper application15%
  • Campus placement8%
How candidates received their first interview at The Original Factory Shop
  • Applied with application form obtained from store
    then received telephone call inviting me to interview,
    Shared on 16 October 2019 - P/T Sales Colleague, I - Prudhoe
  • They rang me straight a way and come for the interview. yhey said i was loving and caring and they said i had good answers when they game me question. and they also said i have good excellence custom…
    Shared on 30 July 2019 - Sales Assistant - Surrey
  • Job advert
    Shared on 3 July 2019 - Store Manager - Heathfield, East Sussex
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