WHSmith Overview

Work here? Get a FREE Employer Account
  • www.whsmith.co.uk
  • Swindon, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1792
  • Company - Public (SMWH)
  • Media & Entertainment Retail Shops
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

CompetitorsWaterstone's, Marks & Spencer, McColl's
Create Comparison

This Smith is far from anonymous. WH Smith (known simply as "WHSmith") is one of the UK's largest book and magazine sellers. The company's more than 600 high street stores sell reading materials, stationery, and movies. WHSmith also runs more than 560 travel shops in London and ...

WHSmith Reviews

3.1
46%
Recommend to a Friend
51%
Approve of CEO
Stephen Clarke
Stephen Clarke
265 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Handling cash"

24 Feb 2021 - Cash Manager

Pros

Good with cheques v h

Cons

Not too busy b h
See All 1,133 Reviews

Diversity & Inclusion at WHSmith

3.4
(162 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

All answers shown come directly from WHSmith Reviews and are not edited or altered.

Does there seem to be diversity at WHSmith?

...always got paid the wrong amount, managers were completely useless, i would regularly get left to run the store alone even though i was only 17 at the time, put in complaints about other members of staff for sexual harassment, and other behaviour not suitable in the work place and was constantly ignored...Read More

Read 8 more responses

WHSmith Photos

+ Add Photo
WHSmith photo of: [photoCaption]WHSmith photo of: [photoCaption]WHSmith photo of: [photoCaption]WHSmith photo of: [photoCaption]WHSmith photo of: [photoCaption]WHSmith photo of: [photoCaption]WHSmith photo of: [photoCaption]

WHSmith Interviews

Experience
Positive71%
Negative10%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online85%
In Person9%
Employee Referral4%
Difficulty
2.1
Average
HardAverageEasy

  1. Store Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    I applied online and was called by the manager a day later. Fairly straightforward interview, asked pretty standard questions but they didn't even have the decency to give any feedback following the interview which is unprofessional in my opinion.
    Interview

    Tell me about your customer service experience

    Answer Question

See All 216 interviews

WHSmith Awards & Accolades

Let us know if we're missing any workplace or industry recognition

Popular Careers with WHSmith Job Seekers

JobsSalariesInterviews

WHSmith FAQ

(42 Questions)

All answers shown come directly from WHSmith Reviews and are not edited or altered.

See questions about:

Does WHSmith offer sponsored degrees?

...Good experience for a college student...

9 May 2021

Read more

See 1 more answer

Work at WHSmith? Share Your Experiences

WHSmith logo
or