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Waitrose & Partners Overview

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Bracknell, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1904
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Waitrose Limited operates about 235 Waitrose supermarkets in London, southern England, the Midlands, East Anglia, Wales, and Scotland. Founded in 1904 by Wallace Wait and Arthur Rose, it was acquired in 1937 by John Lewis Partnership, one of the UK's largest ... Read more

Waitrose & Partners Reviews

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Waitrose & Partners Managing Director Rob Collins
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  • "Competitive Pay and Great Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    The employees are cared about, the John Lewis Partnership is great for that. The discounts are great and there are a load of additional perks to cash in on if you work here. Pay moved up quickly and started at a high rate.

    Cons

    Experience can vary store-to-store.

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Waitrose & Partners Photos

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Waitrose & Partners Interviews

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    Customer Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Waitrose & Partners (London, ON).

    Interview

    Online application consists of 2 multiple choice questionnaires. (Situational).
    Once passed, was scheduled for a group interview.
    Group interview was split into two sections: Group task and individual interview.
    Group task: Introduce yourself to the group (3-6 people & two interviewers), we then had to match some products to some customers based on what they were after (as a group). Each person was then given an item that is sold in the store and was then asked to "sell the item" (just look at the stand out features and say how it would benefit the person) etc.
    Individual interview was just a few short questions. Why Waitrose? why you? etc etc.

    Was called two days later and given the offer.

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Waitrose & Partners Awards & Accolades

  • Top Company to work for, LinkedIn, 2017
  • Best Organic Supermarket, Best Organic Supermarket Award 2017, 2017
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