Taylors of Harrogate Interview Questions & Answers

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    4.7143/5 | Interview date: July 2019 | Job offer? Yes |

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    Interview process

    This part invoked a 30-minutes phone interview in which I was asked several questions. I can not recall all of the questions, but here is an excerpt of them:

    1) Explain why I am interested in their company and why I applied for the specific role.

    2) Explain how I would deal with change at work

    3) What are my weaknesses and how do I overcome them

    4) How do their values reflect into my personal life?

    Most difficult question

    Tell us about a time in which you had to deal with a difficult person and how did you approach that situation.

    Interview tips

    Make sure to be genuine. Don’t try to be someone who you think they might want to have. Also know their values very well. It’s important that you can reflect on them. It’s a family business don’t forget that.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    The assessment center was structured as follows:

    1) Meet an greet
    All applicants and the whole team met each other. We had to introduce ourselves and find something that makes us special. Some information of the company followed.

    2) 30-min Interview
    Individual interview with 2 people (1 marketing, 1 sales)

    3) 30-min Presentation
    We had to prepare a self-reflecting SWOT analysis in advance. This was presented in front of two people from the team (1 marketing, 1 sales)

    4) Questions
    In this part we had time to ask questions to two members of the team

    5) Lunch brake

    6) 1hr 30-min Group excercise
    We had 1hr and 25-min to prepare a presentation as a team and then 5-minutes presentation in front of the team (5 people)

    7) 40min Group exercise
    Card game as a team

    8) Feedback & FQA

    Overall the assessment was from 10:00-17:00 and throughout the exercises we were being assessed

    Interview steps

    Interviews

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

    Tests

    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric

    Other

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

    Rating the interview

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    • What was your overall impression of the organisation? 5/5
    • What was your overall impression of the selection process? 5/5
    • Did the interview reflect the overall values / culture of the organisation? 4/5
    • Would you recommend this company to a friend? 4/5
    • Did you want the role following your interview? 5/5

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