- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Halfords full-time (more than 3 years)Pros
Lots to learn training is great when it's given.
Great team attitude, colleagues enjoy hitting kpi targets and are motivated in doing so.
Good colleague discountCons
Expected to work unpaid hours
Not enough opportunity to "climb the ladder" from within
H&S too relaxed better since revision 2014 but still too many injuries
Very short staffed
Pay could be a lot better for the skills we acquire
Management told without much notice when required to up and change store, often against there wishes
Bonus scheme terrible since revision only a bonus for higher waged colleaguesAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Assistant managers are brought in from other companies too often. Suitable candidates within the company too often ignored
Pay needs review. minimum wage creeping up upon lower management wages.
Store managers occasionally expect colleagues to stay on past their shift without pay.Doesn't RecommendPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online – interviewed at Halfords.Interview Details
Relaxed interview with the store manager and assistant manager . Basic questions around attitude motivations and experience. Went onto shop floor and served some customers. Offered later that day.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsNone.Accepted OfferEasy Interview
- Describe a time you worked within a team and it didn't go well. Answer Question
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Halfords Group is more than just mechanically inclined: It serves others who are also DIY mechanics. The retailer sells vehicle maintenance necessities (parts, tools), luxury automobile items (stereos, navigation systems), and travel-related products (car seats, camping equipment), as well as bicycles and related components. Halfords operates about 470 stores across the UK and Ireland, as well as about a half a dozen locations in the Czech Republic and Poland. Founded in 1892 as a local hardware store, the retailer was acquired by The Boots Company (now Alliance Boots) in...