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Welcome to our B&Q job feature. You will find; full time and part time recruitment details, tips about getting a job and helpful employment information below. B&Q is present throughout the UK and is a well known brand. It holds the leading position in it's sector within Europe. This employer has a brilliant track record of employing mature staff, so if you are in your 50's, 60's and 70's they will judge your application based on your ability and experience not just date of birth. 1 in 4 of their employees are over 50, their oldest apprentice is 70 and believe it or not their oldest member of staff is 95.
In common with most of the UK's large employers B&Q have ongoing recruitment needs at all levels in their organisation. Their first store opened nearly 45 years ago and now more than 30,000 people work for B&Q in the UK, helping to run over 350 stores. Their business in the Republic of Ireland has eight stores. To work in-store relevant experience and a knowledge of the products and services they offer is an advantage.
If you're confused over the domain to search for when looking for B&Q work it might help if we explain that it's not possible to use www.b&q.co.uk or www.b&q.com as a domain. It is possible to use www.bandq.co.uk and if you follow this domain it will lead you to www.diy.com. So effectively www.diy.com is the actual website.
In the financial year ending 29 January 2011 retail sales stood at £3.9 billion with profit of £215 million. B&Q is part of the Kingfisher group. Advice For Getting A Job
If you're seeking a store based job we suggest you visit your local outlet in the first instance. If you wish to apply for a job now or search for a current B&Q vacancy visit the main recruitment website. Our advice would be to do a little research before you complete your application, it will make a differences to your chances of success. Enthusiasm for the organisation and what they do will be invaluable to you in helping you get the job you want. The corporate website sums up the personality of the company and it's employees thus: Customer First, Down to Earth, Respect for People, We Can Do It, Nobody Does It Better. Having an appreciation of these core values will help you at both the application and interview stage of the B&Q recruitment process.
Benefits for UK store employees at the time of writing may include:
At the time of writing B&Q were looking to fill nearly 250 vacancies including:
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