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    Anyone here work for Asda, whats the whole epic 2.5 hour group interview/admin/shop floor/one to one interview thing like/about?
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    (Original post by ChrisLincoln)
    Anyone here work for Asda, whats the whole epic 2.5 hour group interview/admin/shop floor/one to one interview thing like/about?
    I know someone who applied for the Asda graduate scheme and he said that they have to do something called the Asdalympics and take part in events so that they can rate how well you work in a team/solve problems etc. He laughed at the idea of having to do this.
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    the majority of my friendsgroup work at asda.
    Apparently your group interview is just various problem solving exercies, and they judge how outgoing a person you are. If you go in and just talk alot, well not over other people but show yourself to be capable of working with people you'll be fine. You can only really fail through 2 routes.
    1> Sit at the interview hardly talking to anyone and giving no input or enthusiam
    2> Tell them you have an unhealthy interest in children and making women do things against their will.....
    Or if your an Asda "Ace" you can be a sexual predator, they seem to make it a job requirement from some of the people they employ at my local asda. :|
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    Yeah I started work there last week, the group interview is pretty standard. For us we had 8 of us at a table and a team-building thing where two teams had to build the biggest balloon tower out of 7 balloons lol. To start with, though, we spoke to the person next to us for 10 mins, asking general questions about them, made notes and then relayed back to the group. Then went to the shop floor and basically did some tasks like shelf-stacking and stuff, and then a one-to-one interview. 33 people got to the interview stage and 20 got jobs so I couldn't have done too badly. It's my first job, too, I applied for anything and got given the Process department, so I'm one of the dudes with the Telxon guns doing stock investigations, price reductions and gap scans, etc.

    I wouldn't worry about it.
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    Asda LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OL
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    (Original post by Shuvel)
    the majority of my friendsgroup work at asda.
    Apparently your group interview is just various problem solving exercies, and they judge how outgoing a person you are. If you go in and just talk alot, well not over other people but show yourself to be capable of working with people you'll be fine. You can only really fail through 2 routes.
    1> Sit at the interview hardly talking to anyone and giving no input or enthusiam
    2> Tell them you have an unhealthy interest in children and making women do things against their will.....
    Or if your an Asda "Ace" you can be a sexual predator, they seem to make it a job requirement from some of the people they employ at my local asda. :|
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    Yeah I started work there last week, the group interview is pretty standard. For us we had 8 of us at a table and a team-building thing where two teams had to build the biggest balloon tower out of 7 balloons lol. To start with, though, we spoke to the person next to us for 10 mins, asking general questions about them, made notes and then relayed back to the group. Then went to the shop floor and basically did some tasks like shelf-stacking and stuff, and then a one-to-one interview. 33 people got to the interview stage and 20 got jobs so I couldn't have done too badly. It's my first job, too, I applied for anything and got given the Process department, so I'm one of the dudes with the Telxon guns doing stock investigations, price reductions and gap scans, etc.

    I wouldn't worry about it.

    Cheers guys, unfortunatly i didnt read this before my group interview. But yeah it was a piece of piss. Thanks! I'm hoping home delivery driver :p:
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    (Original post by Shuvel)
    the majority of my friendsgroup work at asda.
    Apparently your group interview is just various problem solving exercies, and they judge how outgoing a person you are. If you go in and just talk alot, well not over other people but show yourself to be capable of working with people you'll be fine. You can only really fail through 2 routes.
    1> Sit at the interview hardly talking to anyone and giving no input or enthusiam
    2> Tell them you have an unhealthy interest in children and making women do things against their will.....
    Or if your an Asda "Ace" you can be a sexual predator, they seem to make it a job requirement from some of the people they employ at my local asda. :|
    Ha! this made me chuckle (which was why I wrote "Ha"...) Asda Aces are truly scum! I hate the whole 'happy campaign' at Asda - calling CLEANERS asda aces and STAFF colleagues. wtf. I'm moving to Tesco.
 
 
 
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