I applied online and interviewed at Waitrose.
Interview Details – Laid back. Ice breaker first. 5 min prep time for 3 q's [ours: fave food/meal and why, why hire you, plan for next 6month-1yr] then present, 15 min prep time in groups to sell product then present, any q's
Interview Question – None really. Just confused about what we were supposed to demonstrate about ourselves with q fave food/meal Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Waitrose in December 2013.
Interview Details – It was group interview with 9 of us.
The interviewer was very friendly and told us that whole process will take an hour.
First we was playing bingo .We have to communicate as a group and find out who is :
-doesn't like red wine.
-speaks Spanish etc.
after we have to answer 3 questions:
-What is your favourite meal and why?
-Why should they hire you?
-What is your plans for the future?
At the end we was divided into 2 groups and each group get a product that we have to sell to an other group.
At the end we told that they will contact us in few days time with results ,i had replay in 6 days .They told that current position is filled in and they will keep my details for the next 3 months and contact me if they have something available.
Interview Question – It wasn't any difficult questions ,just obvious interview questions But keep in mind that you need to be yourself and show your personality,which i failed to do .I was very nervous as it was my first interview.
I didn't get the job because i was too tense and i think everyone can see that.
Anyway , i learn a lot from other people's answers and by looking back i saw mistakes that i made.At the end of interview i already know i would not get this job. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Waitrose in February 2013.
Interview Details – Was in a group asked us questions like What is your favourite meal, why do you want to work for waitrose, and what do you do then had to build a tower out of paper.
Interview Question – What is your favourite meal, why do you want to work for waitrose Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Waitrose in August 2012.
Interview Details – First was the application process, where you had to answer a number of questions. After that, if you were successful, you would be invited to a group assessment and/or one-to-one interview with between 4 to 12 people. I had 2 others with me in my group, so it depends what the job was for.
Interview Question – Who was your favorite chef and why? View Answer
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Waitrose in April 2011.
Interview Details – applied online through Reed Employment. got a telephone interview first. didn't realise that it was actually an interview. then was invited for a face to face interview. found the interviewer didn't really pay much attention to what I knew about waitrose but was more interested in my main interest art.
Interview Question – questions were not very difficult. Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Waitrose in March 2010.
Interview Details – Good
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