Government of Canada Policy Analyst Interview Questions

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Policy Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Ottawa, ON
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON
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I applied online. The process took 5 months - interviewed at Government of Canada.

Interview Details

usually written exam, then interview, then reference check, then another interview to see if fit the position. Usually really long process.

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    Policy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a year or more - interviewed at Government of Canada.

    Interview Details

    Crazy convoluted hiring process that takes over a year. Managed to get though the test (although I failed many in other competitions first). Interview was 5 questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time when you had two conflicting choices and had to use your judgement to move forward?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't one, you accepted whatever was offered
    Accepted Offer
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    Policy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Ottawa, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 months - interviewed at Government of Canada in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    Panel interview against 15 people. Two of us were hired for 4 months to compete against each other. one of us was hired on a full time basis. There was a phone interview, followed by two months of wiating for a one on one interview. They also performed background checks which prevented me from working there for a month.

    Interview Questions
    • What are your opinions on the duty to democracy and parliament under a minority government. I thought it was an odd question, and have no idea if I answered it right.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I negotiated to get into an accelerated promotion program, but there was no room to negoiate starting salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Policy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2 days - interviewed at Government of Canada in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    Test, then group interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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