Glamorous, High End on the Industry.
Working face to face with people, if anything it’s like working in a hospital with patients with all sorts of issues. It was great to help them.
Fantastic environment for understanding better retail human behavioural patterns.
Fast paced, everything was in constant moves and change. Never still Industry only gets trough with loyal customers.
Long hours standing on your feet.
Low wages in the retail shops.
Loyalty programs not in place
No major discounts or promotions
I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Microsoft (Reading, England) in March 2018.
I applied for the role as soon as the position was open (October I believe) and did not hear anything back until January. At this point I completed a video Interview where several answers were recorded. After this I was invited to an assessment center where the day comprised of 4 main sections:
A meet and greet to introduce all of the assessors.
A 20 minute presentation slot (10 mins to deliver a pre rehearsed powerpoint and 10 mins for questions)
A group exercise
2 one on one meetings
I received a call back 3 days later saying that I had been offered a place