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Chess ICT Overview

Alderley Edge, England
501 to 1000 employees
1993
Company - Private
IT Service
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Chess is 2018’s Sunday Times No 1 UK company to work for.

Chess was founded in 1993 by David Pollock, first selling utilities then moving into reselling telecommunications when the market deregulated.

We have completed nearly ... 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 people to feel valued and cared for while maximising their potential.

Chess ICT Reviews

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Chess ICT CEO David Pollock
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    Current Employee - Mobile Sales in London, England
    Current Employee - Mobile Sales in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chess ICT full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great culture, good people, good management

    Cons

    nothing to describe at the moment

    Advice to Management

    keep doing the right thing

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Chess ICT Photos

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Chess ICT photo of: Celebrating Sunday Times Best Companies Win
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Chess ICT Interviews

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    Network Support Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Alderley Edge, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Chess ICT (Alderley Edge, England) in July 2017.

    Interview

    The interview process took one week. It involved two stages which all took place within a week. The first stage was more technical. I was interviewed by my to be manager and head of the network department. Second stage was more about how I fit in to the company culture. Discussing the blueprint. At this stage I was interview by some from the HR and customer service. Overall it was a good experience and everyone was friendly and welcoming. Quick to see why they company was voted Times 2nd best company to work for 2017.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked me about why I wanted to work for chess and what stands out for me at Chess. Asked some technical questions about the role and how I can contribute to the networking team.   Answer Question
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Chess ICT Awards & Accolades

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