Dunnes Stores
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Interviews at Dunnes Stores

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Interview experience

Based on 1,012 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,005 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 892 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Dunnes Stores

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
51%
About a week
32%
About two weeks
11%
More than one month
3%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Phone call/screening
17%
Group interview
9%
Other
9%
Written test
9%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
2%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Dunnes Stores

  • You are given a time for an interview. At the time of your interview you are given an application form to fill out. When the form is filled out you are then interviewed and given the basic information…
    Shared on 7 January 2018 - Seasonal Staff - Tallaght, County Dublin
  • Thorough, quick and well run
    Shared on 30 November 2017 - Checkout Operator and Floor worker - Portmarnock, County Dublin
  • Short 15 - 20 minute interview based on experience, reason for applying, future aspirations. One on One ... you and the HR manager.
    Shared on 24 November 2017 - Sales Assistant/ Customer Service - Ennis, County Clare
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Interview questions at Dunnes Stores

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • When you’re available, future aspirations, if u go to college or not. General conversation. They ask you if u have any questions at the end. Ask 3 qs to stand out
    Shared on 15 November 2020
  • - Name a time where you faced a difficult customer and how you dealt with it?- Did you make any improvements to your old workplace and how did you do this?
    Shared on 21 February 2019 - Christmas temporary staff - Dublin
  • Why out of the whole of (town name ) did you choose dunnes store than anywhere else in the town?Tell me about yourself ? (I learned how to answer this before going in so do the same )What age are…
    Shared on 7 November 2018

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Interview tips at Dunnes Stores

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)46%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)22%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Dunnes Stores

  • If someone is looking for weekday work only then I would advise seeking employment elsewhere. For college students Dunnes provides an excellent opportunity to earn money while studying simultaneousl…
    Shared on 20 May 2019 - Store Assistant - Cork
  • Be confident and hardworking
    Shared on 30 April 2019 - Sales Assistant - Wexford
  • Make sure you’re flexible with working hours as you will be called in on days off constantly and refused day off requests by HR
    Shared on 18 April 2019 - Sales Assistant - Dublin

The first interview at Dunnes Stores

How candidates got an interview
  • Paper application26%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Walk-In18%
  • Employee referral11%
  • Other11%

How candidates received their first interview at Dunnes Stores

  • I applied on indeed and they called me.
    Shared on 14 June 2022 - Sales Assistant - Enniscorthy, County Wexford
  • By phone call appointment
    Shared on 24 May 2022 - Sales Assistant - Dublin, County Dublin
  • Handy the job after 5 minutes they were that stuck
    Shared on 22 May 2022 - Shop Floor Assistant - Killarney, County Kerry
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