View our FAQ's below
If you still need help send us a message via our contact us page.
What do you look for when recruiting for a position? control_point
Someone with gravity; someone who makes waves; someone with an infectious, passionate spirit; someone who can manage up, down and side to side; someone who is a WE person.
How do I apply for an open vacancy? control_point
We're digital beings, so we prefer to receive applications electronically. Please create a profile and then search and apply for open vacancies on the job search page. Your application and CV should summarise your education, accomplishments, and work experience, plus any other cool information you think we should know.
How can I apply for a weekend/holiday job? control_point
You are welcome to drop off your CV at any of the Mr Price Group stores (mrp, mrphome, mrpsport, MILADYS or Sheet Street).
Sometimes we may advertise some of these opportunities on our Careers Page – so keep popping in or set up alerts so that you are notified.
How do I find the requirements for a career opportunity I am interested in? control_point
Simple. Go to our vacancies page, search for the role you're interested in, have a read through to see if you're the right fit, and apply.
How long will the recruitment process take before a decision is made? control_point
It takes a lot more than charm to make the cut. Our recruiting practices ensure that we spend a lot of time getting to know our candidates. As a result, only the best and brightest join our team. Our recruiters will try their best to keep you as informed as possible at all stages of the recruitment process. The status of your application can also be viewed on your profile page under “application status”.
What benefits do you offer your associates and partners? control_point
You want perks? We've got perks. Head on over to the our benefits page and marvel at what we have to offer.
Who can see my profile? control_point
The Mr Price Group recruitment team has access to all candidates' profiles within the recruitment database.
How can I prepare for my interview? control_point
Be yourself. Be honest. We want to know who you are and what you bring to the table. Remember, we hire for attitude and train for skill.
Do you have a graduate program? control_point
No, for Grads we have designed and packaged bespoke development programmes for a number of key functions in the business, for example Merchandise Buying, Merchandise Planning, IT and Store Management.
Should I dress in my finest ball gown? control_point
If you want to, by all means. But, we're super chilled here and want you to feel comfortable, but just know casual dress code is how we roll.
How should I set about growing a handlebar moustache?. control_point
We aren't really experts in this field, but we think you should start by not shaving.
Can I decorate my desk? control_point
Absolutely! In fact, we encourage this. Let your personality shine!
Why should I work here? control_point
Because Mondays will suck less. Also, there are absolutely no B teams – everyone is important and valued. We also offer the best high-fives in town.
Can I name a cyclone? control_point
No. Each tropical cyclone region of the world has a pre-prepared alphabetical list of tropical cyclone names, alternating between male and female. When a tropical cyclone is identified, it gets the next name on the list. If the tropical cyclone ends up being very significant in its impact, that name is never used again.
How do I become successful? control_point
Pipe up, dive in, get your hands dirty.
I can’t remember my login details? control_point
Easy peasy. Click on the “forgot password” option and you'll receive instructions on how to reset your password or receive username details.
Do I need to pay a fee to apply to MRPG? control_point
We will never ask you to pay a fee! Applying for a position at MRPG is free, and will take care of all the admin around the interview & onboarding process.
Why do I see posts online requesting a fee?control_point
These are scams! Unfortunately, there are people who are using our brand to take advantage of people looking for jobs. Please only use mrpcareers.com or https://www.facebook.com/mrpcareers if you're interested in applying for a position.
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