- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I worked at Home Retail full-time (More than 10 years)RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Home Retail Group are a fair and good employer. They expect a very high standard of work, professionalism and commitment from their staff but recognise and reward excellent performance very well. They support their staff providing good training and always try to promote from within. They offer good opportunities to move between departments and within the group. Senior management effectively communicate all changes in company objectives so all management grades on clear on what has changed and why. A first rate retailer and exceptional employer.
They are sometimes unrealistic in their expectations of what their teams can deliver in tight timescales given. This can frustration within teams.
Advice to Management
Give teams more realistic timescales to meet deadlines so the quality and quantity of output is maximised.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 days – interviewed at Home Retail (Milton Keynes, England (UK)) in January 2015.
Simple and fast interview process. Two competency based interviews within two days. First interview was with a two person panel, one person was the team leader and the other an experienced colleague. The second interview was with the department manager. Offered the job at the end of the second interview.
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Home Retail Group (formerly Argos Retail Group) has UK homeowners covered from the inside, out. The company (commonly referred to as HRG) runs the 750-store Argos general merchandise chain, catalog and website, and the do-it-yourself (DIY) retail chain Homebase, with about 340 locations throughout the UK. Argos, founded in 1973, offers more than 16,000 general merchandise products and is a leading retailer of jewelry, small home appliances, sporting equipment, and toys. Homebase, which joined the group in 2002, is England's second-largest DIY chain (behind Kingfisher...