: Morrisons is the UK’s fourth largest supermarket and focuses on selling fresh groceries. It has over 400 stores and promotes service and value at the heart of what they do. Morrisons has won several Retail Industry Awards, winning four awards in 2013. The supermarket recognises the need to be responsible and has evolved some of their processes over the years to produce less waste and packaging.
Morrisons has over 400 convenience stores; named their Morrisons M stores. In 2014 they are launching their online service which means that customers can order their shopping over the internet from Morrisons and have it delivered to their home.
Morrisons describes itself as ‘friendly’ and ‘making great food for everyone’.How to apply
Their website www.morrisons.jobs
brings you to a short video about working for Morrisons, and underneath this is a job search facility. You can enter any criteria in this box, but entering nothing and hitting the ‘search’ button will also bring you to a list of all their current vacancies. There is an advanced search facility on the left hand side of this page where you can narrow the search results down by location, for example.
Clicking on each job title will bring you to a brief job description, location and contract type. Interested applicants can then apply online directly by hitting the ‘Apply for this position’ button.Interview Advice
Come to the interview on time and smartly dressed, with an open and friendly attitude. It’s likely that you will be working as part of a large team, so the interviewer will want to see that you have great interpersonal skills. Customer service skills are essential for many of the job positions at Morrisons, so show that you understand the importance of great customer service. Come to the interview prepared with examples of where your actions have led to an excellent customer service outcome, and don’t be afraid to mention any accolades or awards you have won in the past in this area.
Previous retail experience should be mentioned and what you have learned from this. Show enthusiasm for the post you are applying for, and do your research beforehand about the company mission and values.Salary
Salary ranges are not usually specified against each job position on their website, so come to the interview with a range in mind. Let the interviewer bring up this topic first!Benefits
The benefits of working for Morrisons include:
- A 10% discount card for yourself and your family
- Entitlement to an annual profit share
- 30 days’ holiday including public holiday, rising to 34 days after 5 years’ service
- Share save scheme
- Pension scheme and life insurance scheme
- Discounts and cash back offers for holidays, utilities and various products