Parkdean Resorts Interview Questions & Answers

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  • Hospitality Management Graduate Programme

    4.2857/5 | Interview date: August 2017 | Job offer? Yes |

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    Sectors: Travel & Hospitality

    Difficulty rating 60.0 / 100

    Interview process

    I had a chat on the phone with the HR department about my experiences in customer service and my interest in the tourism industry, following this, I was invited to the assessment day.
    The assessment day was enjoyable as senior management made us feel at ease; it involved group activities such as group role-play style tasks such as creating persuasive adverts for a company product and presenting these to senior management.
    In groups, we also had to come up with unique marketing techniques which would help us to gain customers in the on-site catering outlets; we presented these ideas to a 'dragons den' style judging panel.

    Individually (and in a separate room) we then presented to 2 staff members; having planned presentations prior to the interview day, we put forward potential revenue streams which might help maximise company revenue.

    Most difficult question

    What are some original revenue streams to maximise profit for Parkdean resorts?

    Interview tips

    Friendly confidence goes a long way in a business customer-facing environment.
    Make sure you are heard but also ensure you value other peoples opinions and ideas; teamwork is key at Parkdean Resorts.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    The assessment day was undertaken at Newcastle Football Stadium. The venue was smart, easy to locate and access via public transport. It was an all-together well organised venue. The venue catered for interviewees as were all given a complimentary buffet lunch.

    Interview steps


    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video


    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric


    • Assessment centre
    • Group excercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

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    • Did you want the role following your interview? 4/5

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