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Harrods Overview

London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1834
Company - Private
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
$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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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, CA
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    I worked at Harrods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Discount, well known company, meet people from all around the world

    Cons

    Long working hours, managers micromange too much

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees and trust employees. Less of the micro mangement

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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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Harrods Awards & Accolades

  • Britains Top Employers, CRF Institute, 2012
  • Best Company to Work For, Best Companies Group, 2012
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