Bed Bath N’ Table hires a lot of Christmas helper staff in all states of Australia.
In 1960, John Dempsey founded The Dempsey Group. In 1975, they opened the now famous Bed Bath N’ Table in Dandenong, Victoria.
Today Bed Bath N’ Table has 170 stores. It is an Australian business, privately owned by the Dempsey family. John's children and grandchildren still work in the business. So if you meet someone who'se surname is "Dempsey", make sure you're doing a great job!
When to apply
We noticed that in 2019, applications closed on November 1. They started advertising for roles in August. So keep and eye out for their Christmas helper ads from August-October.
Interview questions we've heard that Bed Bath N’ Table ask in Christmas casual interviews:
What is your availability?
Give an example of how you have handled a difficult customer?
Our returns policy is 14 days. If a customer came 19 days later, what would you do?
What is your favourite homeware?
Do you think you are a team player? Why?
If you were working in a store all by yourself and there was a customer there, the phone was ringing and there was stock to be unpacked. In which order would you complete it?
Why would a customer want to be served by you?
What are three things that describe you?
If every single job in the world paid the same, what would you do?
Name one task you would be performing at this store
Activity: In 2 minutes, find out about the person next to you. Try and sell this person (what do they do for work/study, passions, interests, life skills etc).
Activity: In 2 minutes draw on a piece of paper about your life and interests/hobbies e.g family, travelling, sports whatever interests you (don't try and oversell yourself here and talk about your love…