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Chess ICT Overview

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Alderley Edge, England
501 to 1000 employees
1993
Company - Private
IT Service
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Chess was founded in 1993 by David Pollock and named after his two eldest children Charlie and Jessica (he now has Tallulah too). Originally selling gas, electricity and water management device Smarflush, Chess soon moved into reselling telecommunications when the market ... Read more

Mission: To Be a Great Place to Work and Great Place to Be a Customer.

We employ good people and help them find their Great - we want each of our 563 people to feel valued and cared for while maximising their potential.

Chess ICT Reviews

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Chess ICT CEO David Pollock
David Pollock
94 Ratings
  • "Massive opportunity to progress within the company and earn an impressive salary within sales"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Account Manager in Wilmslow, England
    Current Employee - Corporate Account Manager in Wilmslow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chess ICT full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    2nd in Times top 100, this really does speak for itself. Truly a great place to work. We specialise in new world technology

    Cons

    I don’t have any cons concerning my current role, working as an account manager is rewarding in experience and in a great salary

    Advice to Management

    Continue to stay deeply involved

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Chess ICT Interviews

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    Account Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Chess ICT (Burnley, England).

    Interview

    Interview held within 48 hours of receipt of CV. Great intro with potential manager. Standard questions nothing out of the ordinary as this is essentially to sound out capability and suitability. Had second interview with Head of Sales immediately after, more challenging with probing into personality and previous experience. The questions are direct however not rude in my view.

    Interview Questions

    • What was your hardest sale and why?   1 Answer
    • What was your best sale and why?   1 Answer
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Chess ICT Awards & Accolades

  • Digital and Customer Excellence, O2, 2017
  • Million Makers, Prince's Trust, 2017
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