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Harvey Nichols Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 19, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Assistant Interview

Sales Assistant
London, England (UK)

I interviewed at Harvey Nichols in December 2012.

Interview Details – I do not remember even applying, but I got a phonecall from the HR department asking me if I would still like a job. I was then invited for a face to face interview the same day. I was told I got the job straight away and started the following day.

Interview Question – No unexpected questions as I know about Harvey Nichols. They did ask what my favourite line (they carry) was   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation as I knew they paid well. Above average for any sales assistant but just under the London living wage.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Assistant Interview

Sales Assistant
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Harvey Nichols in December 2012.

Interview Details – I applied online and the whole process took around 3 days. I received a phone call from some one at HR and she asked me if I was still interested in the position and then proceeded to ask me questions on my previous work experience and what tasks I completed. She then invited me in for a one on one interview the following day. I was then asked some normal questions related to retail and then offered the job on the spot.

Interview Question – What is your favourite brand we carry and why?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Brand Interview

Brand
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Harvey Nichols in October 2012.

Interview Details – I had one interview. It was quite straight forward and related a lot to fashion and management.

Interview Question – How would I manage to sell on the floor and manage a brand at the same time?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – I negotiated the salary up from 18.5k to 20k with one phone all to HR.


No Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Learning and Development Manager Interview

Learning and Development Manager
Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

I applied online - interviewed at Harvey Nichols in August 2012.

Interview Details – Very simplistic. Basic invite to send in a C.V. then an invite to first stage interview in the store with the H.R. Manager and one other. Second stage to include a training presentation.

Interview Question – How would your delegates describe you.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Advisor Interview

Sales Advisor

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Harvey Nichols in June 2009.

Interview Details – Was all very quick, handed in an application, got a call asking for me to come in for an interview which was with the department manager, asked me lots of basic questions like why i would like to work their, what is my percieved image of HN, what do i see as good customer service etc, got a call back a few days later for another interview which was with the store manager, similiar question. Then once again a few days later got a phone call offering me the job.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – no

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