Canada Revenue Agency
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Interviews at Canada Revenue Agency

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Canada Revenue Agency.

Interview experience

Based on 581 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 568 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 510 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Canada Revenue Agency

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
More than one month
56%
About a month
18%
About two weeks
11%
About a week
10%
About a day or two
5%
Most reported steps
Written test
72%
Background check
66%
Phone call/screening
53%
Problem solving exercises
48%
On-site interview
46%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
2%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Canada Revenue Agency

  • Assessment tests, speed and accuracy are key
    Shared on 15 December 2021
  • Long et beaucoup trop d'étape à faire
    Shared on 20 February 2018 - Agente de projets - Ottawa, ON
  • Test Math, French and English Test specific to the JobPhone interview and actual interview
    Shared on 17 October 2017 - Auditrice - Examinatrice - Summerside, PE
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Interview questions at Canada Revenue Agency

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Assessment test as the 1st, waiting on a second interview 🤞
    Shared on 15 December 2021
  • Experience and knowledge you bring to the agency
    Shared on 16 August 2018 - National Technology Sector Specialist - Calgary, AB
  • Standardized testing
    Shared on 19 October 2017 - SP-04 Non Filer Contact Officer - Vancouver, BC

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Interview tips at Canada Revenue Agency

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)56%
  • Formal (business suit)19%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Canada Revenue Agency

  • Understand the mission, vision and values of the CRA
    Shared on 30 March 2021 - Multiple Positions - Windsor, ON

The first interview at Canada Revenue Agency

How candidates got an interview
  • Other34%
  • Other online job site19%
  • Recruiter contacted me10%
  • Campus placement10%
  • Employee referral10%

How candidates received their first interview at Canada Revenue Agency

  • I was sent a letter for an interview.
    Shared on 11 September 2020 - Administrative Assistant - Edmonton, AB
  • Was manager at Bob-Lo Island and met the head of Windsor Customs from being the appointed Liaison Officer for Customs with the Company.
    Shared on 8 January 2019 - Senior Customs Liaison Officer HQ, Customs Officer - Windsor and Ottawa Ontario
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