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Thorntons (UK) Interview Questions

Updated 4 May 2017
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    Christmas Tep Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Thorntons (UK).

    Interview

    Really nice group interview process, employees were friendly and encouraging. They gave us some group tasks to do for example 2 truths 1 lie. I was called a few days later to confirm that I had the job and started a week after. All in all a positive experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Pick a product that you would give to a customer matching the description given. E.g A girls birthday party.   Answer Question

  2. Helpful (1)  

    Factory Operative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alfreton, England
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Thorntons (UK) (Alfreton, England) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Online application form with basic questions. Invited to attend an induction which lasted approx 4 hours consisting on a health and safety test with a pass mark of 15/20. Job was offered there and then.

    Interview Questions


  3.  

    Digital Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Alfreton, England
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Thorntons (UK) (Alfreton, England).

    Interview

    Two stage interview conducted with functional head and HR representative. Second stage involved a presentation and meeting with directors. HR team came across as unprepared and lacking knowledge of role specifics. Brief tour of site was offered but declined. Each stage covered similar territory but second stage required the presentation to be delivered informally sitting down

    Interview Questions

    • How would I change the embedded ways of working   1 Answer

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    Resourcing Advisor Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at Thorntons (UK) (Alfreton, England) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Very quick, met with a member of the team in the head office for a competency based interview. Then a second stage with the hiring manager. All in all, it took approximately one week from start to finish.

    Interview Questions

    • As a recruiter for retail, what is the most important thing to get absolutely right?   1 Answer

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    Store Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Thorntons (UK) (London, England) in October 2015.

    Interview

    maths and english quiz
    shop floor sampling
    face to face interview

    first was a face to face interview asking the usual questions this was then followed by a maths and english test nothing very hard after this it was an interaction sampling session to determine customer service skills

    Interview Questions


  7. Helpful (1)  

    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tillicoultry, Scotland
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Thorntons (UK) (Tillicoultry, Scotland) in May 2015.

    Interview

    I walked into the store with a CV in hand on the off chance they were looking as i was recently let go from a long term job. I spoke to the manager for a few minutes and she asked me to enter the back office for a sit down interview. As long as you're dressed nice with a smile on your face and some confidence you will get an interview at Thorntons. They're easy to please

    Interview Questions

    • What can you tell me about the company?   1 Answer

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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Thorntons (UK) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Was told about job role more in-depth, contract, etc; asked standard questions, i.e. about experience, flexibility with working hours, etc. As part of the job involves personalising certain products, I was asked to try icing a product and gift-wrapping a box to give me an idea of some of the work involved.

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