Dance @ B&Q Interviews

  The Brigadier 18:24 02 Jan 2007
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News on the BBC News about B&Q getting people coming for an interview to be van drivers to dance to blame it on the boogie!

Will post a link when i can find one!!

  Mr Mistoffelees 18:31 02 Jan 2007

lisa02

  lisa02 18:31 02 Jan 2007

You want me to dance Mr M?

  Mr Mistoffelees 18:32 02 Jan 2007
  lisa02 18:33 02 Jan 2007

Besides dancing for Mr Mistoffelees the strangest thing I had to do was draw pictures of what customer service meant and then stand up and talk about it.

  Mr Mistoffelees 18:33 02 Jan 2007

Sorry forgot to copy the link before pasting and clicking "post response"

  lisa02 18:39 02 Jan 2007

On a one to one basis I wouldn't do it in an interview but at some of our training events every one danced to wind down a bit. We all laughed at each other :D

  Forum Editor 18:39 02 Jan 2007

that even major retailers aren't immune to a bit of plain old moon-howling, barking madness.

  The Brigadier 18:44 02 Jan 2007

Cheers for the link:)

  €dstowe 18:47 02 Jan 2007

Would YOU want to work for a company like that?

I employ people for their abilities in what I will be paying them for and that doesn't include dancing.

  The Brigadier 19:04 02 Jan 2007

I take people on mostly through word of mouth or through business contacts. That way we often get the right person first time, we sometimes make them do a test, but that's so we know their level of competence & can offer training once they start.

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