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Harrods Overview

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London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1834
Company - Private
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, London Luxury
As the biggest store in the UK, Harrods offers a truly unique shopping experience and working environment.

Attracting over 15 million visitors each year, we are proud to be ranked in the top 3 tourist attractions in London, after Buckingham Palace and St ... Read more

Mission: To be the number one department store in the world for luxury branded merchandise, maintaining an unprecedented level of retail standards, expertise and profitability.
Through a combination of product, innovation and eccentricity, we aim to provide every customer with ... Read more

Harrods Reviews

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Harrods Managing Director Michael Ward
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    "Waiter"

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    Former Employee - Waiter in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Waiter in London, England (UK)
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice shifts, clean shirt everyday and money

    Cons

    You have to pay for food working in hospitality. Sometimes, you feel like you are some kind of slave

    Advice to Management

    Bigg mess in operation management, some of the line managers are really good.

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Harrods Photos

Harrods photo of: "We are delighted to be named as the top ranking retailer in Glassdoor’s list of the UK’s Best Places to Work 2017" - Managing Director, Michael Ward
Harrods photo of: Our HR Secondees on the first day in the programme
Harrods photo of: Having started as a small tea shop over 150 years ago, Harrods today stands as a six floor emporium selling the finest luxury goods in food, home, beauty and fashion.
Harrods photo of: HR Director Sarah Andrews speaking at the Your Voice Summit
Harrods photo of: Managing Director Michael Ward holding a Q&A with employees from across the business.
Harrods photo of: Our iconic Greenmen are always so welcoming!
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Harrods Interviews

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Experience
64%
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Harrods.

    Interview

    after submitting my application online i received an email from harrods, week later received another email, and its says you have passed the first stage and we are delighted to invite you to complete a video interview within 5 days ,

    5 questions you get 20 to 30 second to read and prepare yourself and it will start recording after 20 to 30 second
    you only have 60s to record if you finish your answar stop recording and move on to a next question

    Interview Questions

    • What is the best example that you can give me that describes your

      management style?

      How have you inspired your team to achieve success? What was that success?

      Tell us about someone that you have personally coached and developed.

      Talk me through the most difficult employee that you have ever had to

      manage.

      What is your availability to work across the week and are you affected by

      any Visa restrictions that we need to be aware of?   Answer Question
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Harrods Awards & Accolades

  • Britains Top Employers, CRF Institute, 2012
  • Best Company to Work For, Best Companies Group, 2012
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