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John Lewis & Partners Overview

London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1864
Company - Private
General Merchandise & Superstores
₹500+ billion (INR) per year
Unknown
What began as a London drapery has evolved into one of the UK's largest and arguably most diversified retailer. John Lewis Partnership (JLP) operates 28 John Lewis department stores, four at home shops, some 243 Waitrose supermarkets and convenience stores ... Read more

John Lewis & Partners Reviews

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    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work culture, flexi timings.

    Cons

    Compensation, Office politics, Management's rude behaviour.

    Advice to Management

    None

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John Lewis & Partners Photos

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John Lewis & Partners Interviews

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    Stock Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at John Lewis & Partners in September 2017.

    Interview

    Completed the initial tasks online (situational tests etc). I was then offered an interview which I was told was a group task and then an individual task. On the day I got there and there was 5 of us in total. We went upstairs into a room and was told a bit more about the role.

    GROUP TASK
    We were given a scenario where we had a long task list and various customers were approaching us, we had 5 minutes to ourselves to make notes on it and then as a group we had to list the most important tasks to the least. We had 2 assessors on this task watching us and making notes so make sure you contribute, they are looking to see how you work in a group, but don't talk over other people.

    INDIVIDUAL TASK
    We were given an answer sheet and a booklet which had 3 scenarios in and we had 20 minutes to write up individually how we'd act in the scenario. I have written the scenarios below, please bare in mind they weren't written exactly like that, but that was the gist of the question!

    There was no 1 on 1 interview which I was surprised about. Maybe this is because it's a Christmas Temp job? Who knows. Very easy interview.

    Interview Questions

    • You are working on the click and collect till when a customer approaches you and says she has recieved an email saying her order is ready to be collected, you check the stock room and you cannot find the order, how do you resolve this?   1 Answer
    • The sales team in the linen range approach you and they are not hitting their sales targets. You know the popular 'egyptian bed linen' has low availability at the moment. As a stock Replenishment assistant, how do you ensure the sales team hit their sales targets?   1 Answer
    • You are in the stock room when you come up with a more efficient way of doing things. You haven't told anyone yet about your idea. How do you go about doing this?   1 Answer
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John Lewis & Partners Awards & Accolades

  • Retailer of the Year, Sunday Times Style, 2017
  • 3rd biggest company, The Sunday Times Top Track 100, 2017
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