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Dunelm Interview Questions

Updated 11 Feb 2019
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    Assistant Manager Operations Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nottingham, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Dunelm (Nottingham, England) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Went through an agency so there were several stages there but once at Dunelm I was interviewed by the store manager looking at my CV and how I work, then 2 weeks later I had an interview with the area manager who did a very similar exercise but asked very detailed and probing questions.

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    • How would you rate the store between 1-10   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Done through an agency so was handled for me


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    Junior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Dunelm (London, England).

    Interview

    One interview and a tech test on site. Review of the test with the interviewers, some questions on background and past projects. Lots of information from the interviewers, not many questions about me or my background. More like an exam than an interview

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    Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dunelm (Leicester, England) in May 2017.

    Interview

    When I came in I was greeted very politely with recruitment. I had a Really good informal interview, really broke down the role and expectations. Was challenged on questions, but not daunting. Friendly interviewer, and welcoming staff.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Dunelm (Leicester, England) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Really understanding of being an intern that was seeking to find out more about PR and social media. Friendly environment. The interview was self-sought through LinkedIn by messaging a recruiter who really quick to reply. Staff were insightful about the role as well and are happy to help in the future.

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    Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lincoln, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Dunelm (Lincoln, England) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Had a phone interview detailing the role and got asked wuestions about my experience an dhow i would fit in to the company and then had 2 interviews, 1 with store manager and one with assisstant store manager. Them interviews were again to assess my ability and passion for the job and to quash any worries either of us had about me moving from my previous job to this one

    Interview Questions

    • We are worried about the cut in pay you will be taking and dont want to take you on and then lose you to another higher paid job. How do you feel about that   1 Answer

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    Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Colliers Wood, England
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Dunelm (Colliers Wood, England) in December 2015.

    Interview

    They interviewed us internally but still managed to pick a colleague that was previously a team leader. No chance for others within branch to step up . Felt like it was an unfair process as good candidates but they just used a previous team leader which was demoted a few months earlier

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    Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in High Wycombe, England
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Dunelm (High Wycombe, England).

    Interview

    Applied online. Got interview with a brilliant Manager, who they later left the company. Left with idiot so called 'Managers'. Do not apply to this company they are rubbish!

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    Negotiation

    Offered the job within a day

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    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Dunelm (Leicester, England) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Great interview process, difficult and stressful as are all graduate job interview processes. However, communication was great throughout the process which was really appreciated.

    The assessment centre day was difficult but also gave you a great feel for the company as everyone was really friendly and encouraging, it is great to get an insight into how the company really is so you can gauge whether it is the right place for you as well as whether you are the right candidate for the role.

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    • Share three interesting facts about yourself!   1 Answer

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    Home Maker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Doncaster, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Dunelm (Doncaster, England) in October 2013.

    Interview

    good interactive, there were five different stages and told us a lot about the company and what they were offering, it was good to get an in sight into their way of thinking, a good overall process


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    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Dunelm (Leicester, England) in April 2014.

    Interview

    It was a face-to-face interview with a senior team leader who was lovely and very friendly. It was the standard type interview questions that you would expect. Along with an explanation of my CV with previous work experience examples.

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