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Amsterdam (Netherlands)
1001 to 5000 employees
1870
Company - Private
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
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De Bijenkorf exists for more than 140 years and has grown into the most exclusive department store in The Netherlands. The assortment can be described as luxurious, premium brands in Fashion, Cosmetics, Accessories and Home/Living.

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Mission: It is the mission of de Bijenkorf to become the most inspiring, surprising and creative department store in The Netherlands. One doesn’t consider it as a store, but as a platform for luxury brands.

de Bijenkorf Reviews

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de Bijenkorf CEO Giovanni Colauto
Giovanni Colauto
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    I worked at de Bijenkorf full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of training and development

    Cons

    set in their ways and a lot of hiearchy

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de Bijenkorf Photos

de Bijenkorf photo of: (Shopping Center, Amsterdam - de Bijenkorf (Photo thanks to Flickr user Guga Gennari, Some Rights Reserved)
de Bijenkorf photo of: Interior of de Bijenkorf
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de Bijenkorf photo of: Nederlands: Amsterdam, De Bijenkorf, (4) Interieur, (Photo thanks to Wikimedia) User Weefemwe, Some Rights Reserved)
de Bijenkorf photo of: Nederlands: Amsterdam, De Bijenkorf (Photo thanks to Wikimedia User Weefemwe, Some rights reserved)
de Bijenkorf photo of: Nederlands: Amsterdam, De Bijenkorf (Photo thanks to Wikimedia User Weefemwe, Some rights reserved)
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de Bijenkorf Interviews

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at de Bijenkorf (Amsterdam (Netherlands)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Interview procedure was done in the following way. First an intro talk with head of IT and hr just to get to know each other. Then i was given a test task to complete at home within 2 hours ( took me longer than that). this was followed by technical discussion about the solution. and then some IQ and personality tests then HR and head of development interview

    Interview Questions

    • test consisted of the part of the system that the team already had in place with a problem that they already had solved. Java/Spring/Rest. Needed to add some functionality and create tests.   Answer Question
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