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Carpetright Chairman and Chief Executive Lord Philip Charles Harris
Lord Philip Charles Harris
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    good employer to work for

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    Current Employee - Deputy Store Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Deputy Store Manager in London, England (UK)
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    I have been working at Carpetright full-time (More than a year)

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    good wages and financial rewards

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    Anonymous Employee in Southend-on-Sea, England (UK)
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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Carpetright (Southend-on-Sea, England (UK)) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Interviewer read dozens of questions from a several pages. Writing down answers as i spoke. Mostly on project manangement and personal triats. ie,. Describe the complete process of a project, what are your strength, why would you be suitable for this position. Alot if not all the questions are quite generic and could be found on the internet!

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    • Describe a situation when had to persuede someone about a particular task and how did you manage it?   1 Answer
    • What 3 things make a good project manager?   1 Answer

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Website www.carpetright.plc.uk
Headquarters Purfleet, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CPR)
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Wickes, B&Q, Floors-2-Go

Carpetright hasn't been wrong about flooring. Founded in 1988, Carpetright is the leading European flooring retailer with 650-plus stores operating under the Carpetright banner throughout the UK and Ireland. The company also boasts more than 120 stores located in Belgium and the Netherlands. In addition to carpets, it sells area rugs and vinyl and wood-like laminate flooring. Carpetright also operates some 40 concessions in department stores. Founded in 1988, Carpetright is led by its chairman and chief executive Lord Harris of Peckham, who owns about 25% of the group.

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