Kingfisher Reviews

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Ian Cheshire
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  • Great company, nice people, generally good work/life balance.

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    Current Employee - Finance in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Finance in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Kingfisher full-time (more than a year)


    Good company, nice people, good culture. I've been pretty happy there in the 2+ years I've worked there. Good pension as well.


    Nothing company specific but more to do with my role. Like most big corporates the hours can get long but generally it is ok.

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Kingfisher Interviews

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    International Commercial Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Kingfisher in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    - 2 x Interviews with the Graduate Recruitment Bureau, online video interview in French to test your language skills and a one day assessment centre. The assessment center consisted of different parts: an English interview, a French interview, a presentation that was prepared in advance and then a group exercise at the end of the day. Therefore a long process.

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Kingfisher Awards & Accolades

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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010

Additional Info

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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (KGFHY)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Kingfisher is a big fish in do-it-yourself (DIY) retail. Europe's leading home improvement retail group and the third-largest in the world, Kingfisher operates about 870 home improvement stores in eight countries in Europe and Asia. The company's DIY portfolio includes: B&Q stores in the UK, Ireland, and China; and Castorama and Brico Dépôt in France, Poland, and Russia. (The UK-based chain has exited the Italian market, citing rosier growth prospects elsewhere.) Kingfisher's other DIY stores include Brico Dépôt in Spain, and 50%-owned Koçtas in Turkey. Kingfisher's... More

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