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Was just wondering if anyone works at jd sports, whats it like, would you recommend it?
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huh odd no replies. i started my first shift monday, impressions are alright so far, but interview and induction were quite unprofessional, wasn't introduced to anybody, left clueless and ignored for long periods of time. pay is £5 per hour, same as my last job, average really. looking forward to getting paid and just having a paying job for the summer
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my ex worked there and enjoyed it, hes worked up through the ranks and now is a store manager, thats all i know im afraid
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huh odd no replies. i started my first shift monday, impressions are alright so far, but interview and induction were quite unprofessional, wasn't introduced to anybody, left clueless and ignored for long periods of time. pay is £5 per hour, same as my last job, average really. looking forward to getting paid and just having a paying job for the summer
heyy,
im having an interview at JD sports this thrsday... any advices?? I just really have no idea what to wear or what to expectt..
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heyy,
im having an interview at JD sports this thrsday... any advices?? I just really have no idea what to wear or what to expectt..
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as to what to wear, their website says something sporty, as its a sports shop, however i went in a casual suit. my reasoning being no matter what the job, the better you dress the better you will be perceived. it's a psychological thing really, you plant in the interviewers mind a particular image of competence and professionalism. it doesn't matter that its just a part time job. ofc don't go super formal, they might just think you haven't got the right idea.

questions i faced as far as i can remember were, why do you want to work at jd? what do you think would be an area you need improving about yourself? do you have any examples of a time you've had to to deal with customers/customer service examples. how would you greet customers and how would you approach them? what signs would make you aware that a customer needed help or was looking to buy something?

just general customer service questions. however my manager who did the interview appeared to be relatively new to it, he was reading off a sheet, didnt make any notes. i probably could've said anything and he'd have hired me because they needed the staff.

i must also inform you, if your local branch is anything like mine, prepare to be taught almost nothing except one section (e.g. footwear) not told anything about clothing or about how to use the till. the rota changes at short notice and they dont tell you. communication between management and staff is minimal. and expect lots of chavs. but maybe im just unlucky and have high standards.
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i must also inform you, if your local branch is anything like mine, prepare to be taught almost nothing except one section (e.g. footwear) not told anything about clothing or about how to use the till. the rota changes at short notice and they dont tell you. communication between management and staff is minimal. and expect lots of chavs. but maybe im just unlucky and have high standards.
That is exactly what jd sports is like the place is an absolute joke!
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this is what you expect working in JD;

"xcuze me m8 u got a syz 9 in deze air max 90s, der kinda boom ting"
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haha the other day i got a chav rush in and spout something like

"oi m8, wheres ya air max 95's"

i felt unclean.
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don't worry what people think mate just be yourself yes thats most important thing in life.
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as to what to wear, their website says something sporty, as its a sports shop, however i went in a casual suit. My reasoning being no matter what the job, the better you dress the better you will be perceived. It's a psychological thing really, you plant in the interviewers mind a particular image of competence and professionalism. It doesn't matter that its just a part time job. Ofc don't go super formal, they might just think you haven't got the right idea.

Questions i faced as far as i can remember were, why do you want to work at jd? What do you think would be an area you need improving about yourself? Do you have any examples of a time you've had to to deal with customers/customer service examples. How would you greet customers and how would you approach them? What signs would make you aware that a customer needed help or was looking to buy something?

Just general customer service questions. However my manager who did the interview appeared to be relatively new to it, he was reading off a sheet, didnt make any notes. I probably could've said anything and he'd have hired me because they needed the staff.

I must also inform you, if your local branch is anything like mine, prepare to be taught almost nothing except one section (e.g. Footwear) not told anything about clothing or about how to use the till. The rota changes at short notice and they dont tell you. Communication between management and staff is minimal. And expect lots of chavs. But maybe im just unlucky and have high standards.
thankssss a lot!!!!!
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Hi, I applied today and th store manager opened cv and cover letter infront of me, they seemed quite freindly on average how long do they take to get back to you? really want to get it and whats the interview like?
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I really would like to work at jd
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I've got the job at JD and I'm working there in a weeks time, I haven't recieved my uniform yet..? Will I just have to go in without one and they give me one..?
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I quit after 4 shifts as the pay was awful and so was the work.


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I start on saturday, eight hour shift, haven't received my uniform, haven't been today how much my salary per hour will be, haven't even been taught anything to prepare me, if you quit after 4 shifts God knows how long it will take me to quit.
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I start on saturday, eight hour shift, haven't received my uniform, haven't been today how much my salary per hour will be, haven't even been taught anything to prepare me, if you quit after 4 shifts God knows how long it will take me to quit.
You'll get given uniform on the first shift I imagine, yeah I wasn't ever really given "training" lol


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How would I fill out the JD online application? I don't know what to write for the general skills section as I feel like I'm gonna write the wrong thing
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How would I fill out the JD online application? I don't know what to write for the general skills section as I feel like I'm gonna write the wrong thing
Well considering your applying for a supervisory/management position then why should anyone help you?
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