Dunelm Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Sales Assistant Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Dunelm in October 2010.
Interview Details I was left a while before i got contacted about my interview, and was told my interview was a week later. I went to the interview and was told to go to customer services and ask for the manager at the time. I said to the person on the desk who i was and who i was there to see so they called them down and i waited for about 5 minutes for him to come down. We then went to a room and he interviewed me. I felt it went well, and then a couple of weeks later i was phoned to say that i had received the job.
Sales Assistant Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at Dunelm in June 2010.
Interview Details I got the interview through a recruitment agency, applied for the position by sending my cv, Went for the interview and they asked about my previous experience, what I did at school and college. We had a good chat that was it really! friendly interview.
Assistant Manager Operations Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Dunelm in October 2013.
Interview Details Went through an agency so there were several stages there but once at Dunelm I was interviewed by the store manager looking at my CV and how I work, then 2 weeks later I had an interview with the area manager who did a very similar exercise but asked very detailed and probing questions.
Interview Question – How would you rate the store between 1-10 View Answer
Negotiation Details – Done through an agency so was handled for me
Head of Merchandising Interview (Negative Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dunelm in May 2012.
Interview Details intiial interview with buying director. Second stage numerical and analytical comptencie tests at their head office , Hr manager interview, presentation of project to md
Interview Question – asked me to describe a mutual colleague in 3 words- unprofessional Answer Question