To join River Island they usually hold regular Recruitment Events where you can turn up and see what they are all about and how you go about joining their company.
- River Island has over 60 years of Fashion retailing experience. They are one of the most successful companies on the High Street.
- They have almost 300 stores across the UK, Ireland and internationally throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
- They are known for their stylish and affordable fashion.
You can also apply online. Their Head Office is based in West London and the environment is very dynamic and fast paced.
River Island have a structured training program for any new starters which begins with an induction program followed by a 3-4 week induction/training program which then leads to an individual training program allowing other opportunities to be introduced to you as you continue to grow and learn with the company.
They continually assess and update their training programs to ensure that they have committed and loyal employees who wish to grow with River Island.
A lot of the staff say that working at River Island is like working for a big family. Everyone has the same goals and ideas and does their very best to make each store a success in this ever difficult economy.
You need to have a passion for fashion, be enthusiastic and keen to learn, not afraid of hard work especially as it is retail and sale periods are particularly busy periods. Depending on which store you work in will depend on the hours, shift you work, all these factors are to be considered prior to an interview.
As with any interview, research the company thoroughly and go and visit a couple and get an idea of products, staff , set up etc see what you can find out to impress your interviewer.