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Interviews at River Island Clothing

Experience
Positive65%
Negative15%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online83%
In Person11%
Employee Referral3%
Difficulty
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

Very relaxed, checked documents. Asked typical interview questions. Asked about my experience in retail, and asked to give them a few scenarios and how I have reacted. Was pretty much a casual conversation, even though it was still professional.

Interview Questions
  • Describe a situation that you and to deal with a difficult customer?
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview
Application

I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

the whole process was a group interview with around 15 people which was a complete mess, many questions and some useless ones as well. there was a roleplay at the end

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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

Smooth fun stress free got along with people easily and was good to have partner tasks/ role play and the Interviewer was really nice 6 days later got Call to say I’ve gotten the job and was called for an induction

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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

Easy, simple fashion related questions. No revision needed, just a general idea or interest. Usually done as a group of interviewees, so can be competitive during the process. Overall very easy interview.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Blanchardstown

No Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at River Island Clothing (Blanchardstown)

Interview

It was fairly easy but they called me in for an interview barely asked any questions just for my details and told me that’s it? And I found that pretty surprising on my end

Interview Questions
  • the only asked for my details, they may ask where your education stance is
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

Group interview, each person got asked a question, and then task on the shop floor , build an outfit for a customer and you had a customer brief, partnered up with a member of staff

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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

Group interview with role play. Acted out possible scenarios that would happen on the shop floor in a small group. No 1-1 interview. Was then called later on to say I received the job

Interview Questions
  • How would you help a customer who can’t find an item they saw online
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

Very enjoyable process with people that cared about my attitude as much as my skill. Very transparent about the job, the department and the company. Perhaps it could have been faster, but I appreciate there were a lot of people to organise for.

Interview Questions
  • Talked through various things relevant to my recent experience
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I interviewed at River Island Clothing

Interview

Group interview, spoke a bit about what I know about River Island and why I am fit for the job. Customer service experience made the interview go well. They ask for availability.

Interview Questions
  • What do you know about river island?
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Anonymous Employee in London, England

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at River Island Clothing (London, England)

Interview

Had first interview and was hired, went smooth and was asked basic questions about employment, history etc. applied via online and received a call to come in the following week.

Interview Questions
  • Do you have experience in clothing industry?
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River Island Clothing Interviews FAQs

Glassdoor users rated their interview experience at River Island Clothing as 59.0% positive with a difficulty rating score of 2.37 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty). Candidates interviewing for Retail Sales Assistant and Sales Advisor rated their interviews as the hardest, whereas interviews for Sales Assistant and Sales Associate roles were rated as the easiest.

The hiring process at River Island Clothing takes an average of 7 days when considering 37 user submitted interviews across all job titles. Candidates applying for Sales Advisor had the quickest hiring process (on average 5 days), whereas Retail Sales Assistant roles had the slowest hiring process (on average 12 days).

Common stages of the interview process at River Island Clothing according to 37 Glassdoor interviews include:

Group Panel Interview: 37.50%

One on One Interview: 20.83%

Skills Test: 12.50%

Presentation: 12.50%

Personality Test: 6.94%

Background Check: 4.17%

Drug Test: 1.39%

Phone Interview: 1.39%

Other: 1.39%

IQ Intelligence Test: 1.39%

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