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Whitbread Interviews

Updated 13 Oct 2014
Updated 13 Oct 2014

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    Director Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Whitbread in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Good initial impressions - applied for the role in the summer. A follow-up email came around a month later apologising for the delay and that application was still being considered. This was unexpected and much appreciated.

    First interview scheduled. HR communications were quite disorganised. This included providing details of the wrong address (which was corrected in time) and forwarding a chain of emails with details of at least one other candidate.

    First interview 1:1 and relaxed - a very good and positive experience.

    Called for second interview which was a group interview with presentation. Details of the presentation came through only a few days before the interview. It was stated that the presentation should be formal / PowerPoint delivered.

    Second interview - HR provided the wrong address again but this time not corrected - consequently interview started late. The interview itself seemed to go ok - although there seemed to be some disagreement between the interviewers.

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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009

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Website www.whitbread.co.uk
Headquarters Dunstable, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1742
Type Company - Public (WTB)
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (AUD) per year

You might say this company has a premier presence on the UK leisure scene. Whitbread is one of that country's leading hospitality and dining holding companies with operations ranging from hotels to coffee houses to restaurants. It owns Premier Inn, the leading budget hotel chain in the UK, with more than 570 locations. Whitbread also owns Costa, a leading chain of coffee shops with more than 1,850 outlets across more than 20 countries. In addition to those core operations, Whitbread is involved in the UK dining industry through its Beefeater and Table Table casual dining... More

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