Taylors of Harrogate Interview Questions & Answers
Difficulty rating 6 / 10
- Positive 1/1
- Neutral 0/1
- Negative 0/1
Difficulty rating 60.0 / 100
Interview processThis 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 questionTell us about a time in which you had to deal with a difficult person and how did you approach that situation.
Interview tipsMake 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 centreThe 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)
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
- Group / Panel
- Senior Management
- Verbal reasoning
- Assessment centre
- Group excercise
- Background check
- Competency based questions
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My initial telephone interview lasted 40 minutes,although it was supposed to take 20. It was a combi
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After online tests the initial interview was a 30 minute recorded video interview which was conducte
Following the initial application, online tests and video recording, I was invited to a telephone in
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