Questions and Answers about Waitrose & Partners

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How does someone get hired at Waitrose? What are the steps along the way?


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Applying online or having a relative already there usually helps

Answered - Shop Floor Sales Assistant (Former Employee) - Shropshire

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Nice relaxed process

Answered - Office Administrator (Former Employee) - Hersham, Surrey

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Apply online and they need to look for vacancies. Then they can apply through the website.

Answered - Customer Service (Current Employee) - Woking, Surrey

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They can go onto the waitrose jobs website and apply through there, once the cv has been accepted they will be offered to come to an interview

Answered - Sales Assistant (Current Employee) - Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

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Applying online then attend and interview

Answered - Retail Assistant (Current Employee) - Hythe, Kent

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To get hired in the JL partnership you have to take an online test which defines you as a person and what choices you would make in certain situations.
If you pass and get invited for a group interview then the next process is showing how well you work in a team. They do this by having team building exercises, where they assess your social skills which will be important for customer service.
If you get invited for the 1 on 1 interview, which is the last process they take on hiring an employee, you will be asked a variety of questions involving day to day tasks which you would carry out. Then if your suitable for the job they will hire you. This is why it is one of the harder retail companies to get involved in as they get to see what type of person you are and if you suit the company.

Answered - Shop Assistant (Former Employee) - Worcester Park

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Apply for a job on the John Lewis partnership website, complete all the details and complete an online test before being invited to an interview if you are successful in the test

Answered - Customer Service Assistant (Former Employee) - Southampton, Hampshire

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