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Harrods Overview

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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1849
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, London Luxury
As the biggest store in the UK, Harrods offers a truly unique shopping experience and working environment.

Attracting over 15 million visitors each year, we are proud to be ranked in the top 3 tourist attractions in London, after Buckingham Palace and St ... More

Mission: To be the number one department store in the world for luxury branded merchandise, maintaining an unprecedented level of retail standards, expertise and profitability. Through a combination of product, innovation and eccentricity, we aim to provide every customer with a truly ... More

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Harrods Managing Director Michael Ward
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    Good company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knightsbridge, England (UK)

    I have been working at Harrods part-time (More than 3 years)


    Great benefits, well looked after.


    Very anal with uniform. Heels used to be painful standing 8hours plus.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being so sale driven and care about staff development.

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Harrods.


    There is an initial phone conversation and then you are called to attend the assessment centre. This will be a group interview of max. 15 people and will last approximately one hour. If successful after a telephone/video interview, you may be asked to meet with one of our recruiters. This will be a face-to-face interview lasting approximately 45 minutes.If successful after an assessment centre or resourcing interview, you will be invited to a line manager interview. This will be a face-to-face interview with a hiring manager lasting approximately 45 minutes.

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    Digital Magazine Awards

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  • Top Employers United Kingdom Certification, Top Employers Institute, 2015
  • Britains Top Employers, Top Employers Institute, 2014
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