The Very Group Overview

  • www.theverygroup.jobs
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1890
  • Company - Private
  • Other Retail Shops
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

We’re The Very Group. Home of Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, and a team of 4,500 super-talented people. We’ve been reinventing shopping experiences for over a century. Technology has played a huge part in that, helping us transition from catalogues’ to pureplay online retail, but ...
Mission: Our purpose, to make good things easily accessible to more people, says it all. It means being there when our customers need us most, for those big moments in their life. Whether that's birthdays, christmas shopping and washing machine breakdowns, or when they need a new outfit ...

Company Updates

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26 Jan 2021

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More than ever, we’re craving human interaction and social connection - a catch up with a long-lost teammate can lift your mood and help you feel #verytogether. Here at Very, we have a number of colleague-led communities to help everyone connect and lift each other up. From PAVE (Parents at Very), a place to swap parenting stories and support, to our LGBT network sharing resources and raising awareness, and WAVE (Women at.. you guessed it!) exchanging skills and sharing book and podcast recommendations. There's something for everyone! #lifeattheverygroup

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12 Jan 2021

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Today we’re sharing our 2020 Christmas trading update covering the seven weeks to 25th December 2020. It was a festive period like no other, but thanks to our togetherness, energy and focus, and our new state of the art fulfilment centre, we delivered a 25% increase in retail sales at Very and attracted over half a million new customers. Read our full trading statement here: #jointhereinvention

The Very Group Reviews

4.1
78%
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88%
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Henry Birch
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"Grwst"

Former Employee - Front End Engineer in Liverpool, England
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I worked at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

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Fantastic conscientious kind supportive empowering

Cons

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Diversity & Inclusion at The Very Group

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The Very Group Interviews

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Positive55%
Negative34%
Neutral10%
Getting an Interview
Applied online61%
Other11%
Employee Referral11%
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Very Group (London, England)

    Interview

    It was three stages. First stage was the acquisition team, it's just to get to know you. Second stage is with the hiring manager, the aim is to know whether you're a fit to the company's culture. The final stage, with the hiring manager again and a senior Software engineer, was about the technical aspect of the job.
    The process was smooth and quick. The guys from the acquisition team will accompany you in every step which was really good
    Interview

    Why Very? Tell me about yourself? and all the technical questions

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The Very Group Awards & Accolades

  • Best Use of Social MediaDrapers Digital Awards2019
  • Best EmployerRetail Week2018
  • Tech Team of the YearRetail Week Tech Awards2017
  • The OC&C Strategy Consultants Pure Play Etailer of the Year – Shop DirectRetail Week Awards with Oracle2017
  • Best Digital Launch of the yearRetail Week Technology Awards2017

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