Iceland Job Interview Advice Please...

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Becky3112
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Hi I am 18 and have never had a job before. Got an interview this friday for Iceland. Any1 ever had 1 there and what was it like? thanks
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iceland was my first interview and it was really scary sorry ha. they have a booklet of around 10 questions. i cant remember all the questions but i can give you a few. emmm.....ok they asked if there was a sign on display saying that something was on sale or had a deal on but there was none left on the shelf and a customer told you they wanted it what would you do. emm name a time when you had to deliver an important message and explain how you did this effectively. name a time when you were part of a team and what role you played. emmm what else...i cant remember what else but it was very scary for a first time interview because i couldnt refer to previous experience so i had to talk about school and stuff. i didnt get the job btw haha. i suppose looking back i was a nervous wreck and they ended up hiring total idiots. i dont think they want you to be too smart cause i mentioned that i was going to uni the next again year. they want you to be confident.
good luck
sorry if i scared you ha.
and let me know how it went
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Hey oh flip ive got one on fri for iceland too!! Is urs in co.armagh?
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How did everyone's go?! This will be my second interview. My first was at Clarks, easy as pie. This .. i'm not so sure about lol.
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(Original post by rochelle__ox)
How did everyone's go?! This will be my second interview. My first was at Clarks, easy as pie. This .. i'm not so sure about lol.
Love this thread is over a year old
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i realise. But i'm sure someone else out of the thousands signed up here have had an iceland job 'love'
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i realise. But i'm sure someone else out of the thousands signed up here have had an iceland job 'love'
Ok love, my apologies
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how did you apply for the job?
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Hmm.. Why did this thread just die? It was good!
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how did you apply for the job?
I applied by just giving in my CV to the store.. and about 4 days later I got called for a group assessment :}
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I applied by just giving in my CV to the store.. and about 4 days later I got called for a group assessment :}
hi, i have an assessment centre say coming up soon, I was just wondering what happens on that day?
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hi, i have an assessment centre say coming up soon, I was just wondering what happens on that day?
Assessment Centre Day?

I don't know about that but I do know that when I applied for the shop assistant job I was invited to a group assessment where we (about 12 of us) were split into two and had team building exercises.. then we had to fill out forms. If you're successful, you're invited to a one on one interview to decide whether they want you.

:}
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Assessment Centre Day?

I don't know about that but I do know that when I applied for the shop assistant job I was invited to a group assessment where we (about 12 of us) were split into two and had team building exercises.. then we had to fill out forms. If you're successful, you're invited to a one on one interview to decide whether they want you.

:}
Did you get the job?
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Did you get the job?
..no loool.

but hey, i got a better job so it's whateverrr
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..no loool.

but hey, i got a better job so it's whateverrr
Did you have previous retail experience when applying for Iceland?
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Did you have previous retail experience when applying for Iceland?
yeah, i had work experience at superdrug a few years back, but hey as long as you come across as enthusiastic and assertive, there's no reason why they shouldn't hire you! :^_^:

I didn't get it because i messed up my one on one interview lol
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yeah, i had work experience at superdrug a few years back, but hey as long as you come across as enthusiastic and assertive, there's no reason why they shouldn't hire you! :^_^:

I didn't get it because i messed up my one on one interview lol
I'd only be enthusiastic because of the pay What did you do wrong that messed up 1-to-1?
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I'd only be enthusiastic because of the pay What did you do wrong that messed up 1-to-1?
well, first of all, i caught myself slouching.. idk, but I'd say that made me look bad. Oh, and some of the questions I couldn't answer.. mainly because he worded some questions funny and I was nervous and I panicked.. i kinda muffed it up.

and yeah the pay
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well, first of all, i caught myself slouching.. idk, but I'd say that made me look bad. Oh, and some of the questions I couldn't answer.. mainly because he worded some questions funny and I was nervous and I panicked.. i kinda muffed it up.

and yeah the pay
Haha, I would probably also mess up because of nerves
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bumping this up
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