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Harrods Overview

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London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1834
Company - Private
Retail
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, London Luxury

Harrods Reviews

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Harrods Managing Director Michael Ward
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    I worked at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    great name to have on cv and nice work environment

    Cons

    basic pay is not enough due to travel expenses etc

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Harrods Photos

Harrods photo of: "We are delighted to be named as the top ranking retailer in Glassdoor’s list of the UK’s Best Places to Work 2017" - Managing Director, Michael Ward
Harrods photo of: Our HR Secondees on the first day in the programme
Harrods photo of: Harrods offers a personal shopping service 'By Appointment' which involves professional shoppers picking out the latest collections to suit their clients tastes.
Harrods photo of: General Sales Manager Louise Powell speaking at Harrods Careers Week
Harrods photo of: Head of Employee Engagement Niall Ryan-Jones speaking to managers about how to keep staff engaged in their roles.
Harrods photo of: HR Director Sarah Andrews speaking at the Your Voice Summit
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Harrods Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Harrods.

    Interview

    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.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you imagine your working day would be?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Could you provide exceptional customer service? We’re looking for motivated, enthusiastic Temps to make this year’s Christmas sale the best yet. Join the Team http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQy8Y #BeHarrods

    Christmas Temp Jobs | Harrods Careers

    We have a host of Christmas temp jobs available for those looking for work over the holidays. Apply for a Christmas temp job with Harrods today.

  • To celebrate our employee and company success, we invited our employees and their friends and family to an exclusive evening at Thorpe Park. It was a night of fun and thrills with over 5,500 people attending! #BeHarrods

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Harrods Awards & Accolades

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