Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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Policy Analyst Interview
I applied online. The process took 5+ months – interviewed at Government of Canada (Ottawa, ON).
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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I applied online. The process took a year or more – interviewed at Government of Canada.
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.
- Tell us about a time when you had two conflicting choices and had to use your judgement to move forward? 1 Answer
There wasn't one, you accepted whatever was offered
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I applied online. The process took 6+ months – interviewed at Government of Canada (Ottawa, ON) in May 2009.
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.
- 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
I negotiated to get into an accelerated promotion program, but there was no room to negoiate starting salary.
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The process took 2 days – interviewed at Government of Canada in April 2009.
Test, then group interview
- Explain your leadership capabilities 1 Answer