Questions and Answers about Government of Canada

Here's what people have said about working and interviewing at Government of Canada.

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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?

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Took 3.5 years from initial application to start date. Paitence!!

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They have to check your background , for the time is according to the interviewer or the judge.

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Fill out the screening questions and include your resume. Fill out as many positions that you qualify for. Keep contact info up to date. Cross your fingers. Took me 1- 2 years. Got 2 offers!

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Through a screening process involving a large pool of candidates and interviews, or through a contracting agency.

Answered - Special Advisor (Former Employee) - Gatineau, QC

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By applying directly

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Someone said you need to fill out those extensive applications and wait to be called. Sometimes takes up to 3-4 years. At and Employment Ontario session they said referrals do not work.
Well apply and wait your turn is what it is I believe

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Resume and through reputation

Answered - fire tower observer (Former Employee) - Beauval, SK

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