Harvey Nichols have been around in one form or another since 1820 when Benjamin Harvey passed his linen shop to his daughter on the understanding that she would go into partnership with Colonel Nichols selling oriental carpets, silks, and other luxury goods along side their existing linen lineup.
Now Harvey Nichols is a modern fashion retailer with 9 stores across the UK and an online store serving customers 24/7.
How to Apply
Harvey Nichols have an online jobs portal where you can search and apply for jobs. The portal has lots of information about the company and what you can expect from a career with them. If you prefer you can drop your CV and a covering letter into your local store. Try to hand your CV to the highest ranking staff member you can find. Write you covering letter in a formal manner and include all the reasons you think you would be a good match for Harvey Nichols.
If you are invited to an interview with Harvey Nichols you will have a face to face meeting with the floor manager. You will discuss the brands on sale, what you like about them and how you would go about selling them to customers. You may also be asked to try selling some items to customers. You will be asked about your opinions on what makes good customer service, and be asked to give examples of times you have gone out of your way to provide it. A good tip is to mention cross selling- sell the handbag that goes great with that dress.
Harvey Nichols offer a competitive salary and a large range of benefits for staff. Some of the benefits include a 30% staff discount, a generous clothing allowance, a pension scheme, season ticket loan program and loads more.
Click here to visit their career site.