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The Evolution of Online Shopping

How has online shopping at Waitrose evolved? Online shopping and interaction with eCommerce websites has become essential to everyday life. With the rapid evolution of technology, Waitrose prides itself in not only keeping up with industry standards but doing what we can to exceed these standards and maintain our position within a very competitive marketplace. […]

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What is sustainability and why is it important to Waitrose & Partners?

From the beginning, caring about communities and the world around us has been central to what we do here at Waitrose – and will be pivotal in helping us work towards future progression. Our recent and future goals are an integral aspect of our changes in how we operate and reduce the impact we have on […]

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At Waitrose, it is more than just a delivery driver job

As a Waitrose Partner and a customer delivery driver, you are never just an employee. You can be the person that improves someone’s day with a smile or support someone that can’t get out to a Waitrose store. You will have the opportunity to venture out to new locations and deliver the quality that our […]

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John Lewis Partnership – What it means to be a Partner?

What does it mean to be a John Lewis Partner? To us, it is everything. As the UK’s largest employee-owned business, the John Lewis Partnership model and conception was a revolutionary way of operating. When you join the John Lewis Partnership, you join over 80,000 other Partners as an owner. Founded in 1896, John Spedan […]

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Two and a Half Years on the Waitrose Leadership Scheme – My Reflections

Hi all, My name is Godfrey Asare and I am currently one of the 9 final year Waitrose Leadership Graduates. I spent the first year of the scheme working in Waitrose Branches where we became Department (Deputy) Manager Trainees. Year two of the scheme I spent as an Analytics Project Manager working within our eCommerce […]

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Assessment Centre Hints & Tips! We’ll see you there!

First of all – Congratulations! You’ve got this far, so clearly you have shown great potential and deserve to be at this stage of the selection process for the John Lewis Partnership Graduate Scheme – remember that! Here are a few tips to help you prepare: The assessment centre is an all day event but […]

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My First 2 Months on the Tech Scheme

Hi all. It’s hard to believe that we are already two months into life on the technology graduate scheme; what seemed so far away when I was double-checking my application form and worrying about numerical tests is now a reality and flying by! I thought I’d give you an update of what we’ve been up […]

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Why I chose the JLP

It’s probably not surprising to hear that when all of us fresh faced graduates met one another at the induction event, we all spent a lot of time asking and answering same question: what attracted you to the partnership. What IS surprising, however, is how similar our answers all tended to be. For such a […]

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Social Aspects of the Graduate Schemes

When I was invited to write this entry, I thought “why me”? I have previously seen myself very business-like at work and I expected to only socialise with my established friendship network. However, most of my friends from university have moved as far as Australia and Canada, making a coffee catch-up a bit more complicated. […]

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Video Interviews – Hints & Tips!

Whether you’ve been invited to a video interview or you’ve submitted your application and looking ahead at the next stages, you’ll want to know what to expect as well as some hints & tips on how to submit the best video interview you can. So I suppose the first question to answer is what is […]

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