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Applications for 60 jobs in new King’s Cross station supermarket hit 600

12:30 29 June 2014

Waitrose say they have had an overwhelming response to the job adverts

Waitrose say they have had an overwhelming response to the job adverts

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Just five days after advertising for jobs, a new supermarket was inundated by more than 600 applications.

Waitrose, set to open in King’s Cross station during the summer, said they received an overwhelming response to the 60 advertised full-time and part-time posts.

The application deadline has now passed and interivews have taken place.

James Clarke, manager of the branch, said: “We’ve had a fantastic response since we launched our recruitment drive in King’s Cross, with ten applicants for every vacancy.

“We are really encouraged by the calibre of applications we’ve received, especially from young people in the area.

“The station serves as one of Britain’s major railway routes to the north-east and Scotland, and we look forward to a successful future at King’s Cross.”

The new shop will be the first Waitrose to open within a railways tation.

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