Dunelm Interview Questions

Updated May 23, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Dunelm in May 2015.

    Interview

    Online application which took about 30 minutes, followed by a phone interview. Then there's a face to face interview with the store manager. If successful after that you're put on a trial for 10~ weeks where you shadow an employee and receive training.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time when a fellow team member wasn't pulling their weight. How did you deal with the situation?   Answer Question
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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Dunelm.

    Interview

    The interview process was in three parts. First there was a phone interview, followed by a in store interview with one of the managers. After this there was a in store experience. This lasted several hours and consisted of shadowing a current member of staff. The purpose of which was to see if you would fit in well with the other member of staff.

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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Dunelm (London, England (UK)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    First there was the selection tests where they select who they want to telephone interview, if you are successful you are then invited to an assesment interview where u learn about the role, do some role plays etc and hv a short one on one interview! Following tht you hv an induction!

    Interview Questions

    • What would you say good customer service is?   Answer Question
    • Name a time you were under pressure at work and how did u handle it?   Answer Question
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    Home Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Dunelm (London, England (UK)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Girl knew little about the job and little about when i would start and how long training would be and where, i was told 1 week in Leicester and turned out to be 6 weeks all over UK. make sure you're rich!

    Interview Questions

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    Assistant Manager Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Dunelm (Nottingham, England (UK)) in October 2013.

    Interview

    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 Questions

    • How would you rate the store between 1-10   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Done through an agency so was handled for me

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Telford, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Dunelm (Telford, England (UK)) in May 2013.

    Interview

    It took 2 whole days. With activities such as building paper houses and doing art work for mini competitions. It wasn't too bad it just took so long and it was 3 weeks until I got offered anything.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me about my English,,?   1 Answer
  8. Helpful (2)  

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Dunelm in May 2012.

    Interview

    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 Questions

    • asked me to describe a mutual colleague in 3 words- unprofessional   Answer Question
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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huntingdon, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Dunelm (Huntingdon, England (UK)) in October 2010.

    Interview

    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.

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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Dunelm (Birmingham, England (UK)) in June 2010.

    Interview

    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.

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