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www.ewm.co.uk
Langholm, Scotland (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
Unknown
Company - Private
Retail
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Marks & Spencer, John Lewis
Get a taste as well as a wrap of Scotland at The Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM). A niche retailer specialising in women's and men's wear and traditional Scottish products and gifts, EWM operates some 190 shops throughout the UK. The retailer also ... Read more

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Reviews

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Edinburgh Woollen Mill Chief Executive Philip Day
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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Edinburgh Woollen Mill part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work mates are good to work with. That's about it.

    Cons

    Top management have utter contempt for their staff, shop managers and area managers. The company didn't let its supervisors know their new rates two years in a row following the new "living wage". Very shameful indeed. Depriving supervisors of their right to know and choose.

    Advice to Management

    Get a spine

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Edinburgh Woollen Mill Photos

Edinburgh Woollen Mill photo of: The Edinburgh Woollen Mill (Photo thanks to Geograph user Stanley Howe, Some Rights Reserved)
Edinburgh Woollen Mill photo of: The Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Monmouth (Photo thanks to Geograph user Jaggery, Some Rights Reserved)
Edinburgh Woollen Mill photo of: Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Haworth (Photo thanks to Geograph user Philip Halling, Some Rights Reserved)
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    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kirkcaldy, Scotland (UK)
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    Negative Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Edinburgh Woollen Mill (Kirkcaldy, Scotland (UK)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Bizzare interview, started the interview by telling me they would write to unsuccessful candidates and not to be dissapointed as out of 30 I was one of four so that in itself was an achievement!
    Was also told they would keep my CV on file if unsuccessful and would get first refusal of any future positions.
    Four weeks later and obviously I haven't received an offer but neither have I had a letter telling me I was unsuccessful.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you work 7 days a week and sometimes at night without notice and no set rota.   1 Answer
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