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The Entertainer Overview

Amersham, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1981
Company - Private
Toy & Hobby Shops
£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
Unknown
As the U.K.’s fastest growing toy retailer we know a lot about toys with over 37 years of experience in the market, starting as a small independent business in Buckinghamshire and growing into a well-known high street brand.

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Mission: To be the best loved toy shop, one child, one community at a time.

The Entertainer Reviews

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    Former Employee - Shop Assistant in King's Lynn, England
    Former Employee - Shop Assistant in King's Lynn, England
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at The Entertainer part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Always get a break, get to interact with all kinds of people, busy at Christmas.

    Cons

    Not many extra hours available when needed. Small team meant it was hard to get certain dates you needed off.

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The Entertainer Photos

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The Entertainer Interviews

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    Area Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Royal Leamington Spa, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at The Entertainer (Royal Leamington Spa, England) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Assessment centre, involving presentation, 1-2-1 interview, followed by 2nd Interview stage involving day out with prospective line manager.
    Very professional throughout with great communication.
    Realistic expectations during interviews and very personal approach to feedback.

    Interview Questions

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The Entertainer Awards & Accolades

  • Platinum Payroll Giving Quality Mark, UK Government, 2017
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Best Companies Group, 2018
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