Government of Canada
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Interviews at Government of Canada

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Interview experience

Based on 316 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 317 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 284 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Government of Canada

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
54%
About two weeks
14%
About a week
13%
About a month
11%
About a day or two
9%
Most reported steps
Background check
59%
Phone call/screening
57%
Written test
56%
On-site interview
46%
Problem solving exercises
38%
Least reported steps
Other
9%
Drug test
5%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Government of Canada

  • for me it was almost 6 month process for some it is a month or so...multi steps including skill tests, interview, security checks
    Shared on 27 February 2021 - Clerk - Edmonton
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Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)56%
  • Formal (business suit)23%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Government of Canada

  • Come prepared.
    Shared on 5 September 2019 - CUSTOMER SERVICE DESK vOLUNTEER INCOME TAX OFFICE - Cornwall, ON

The first interview at Government of Canada

How candidates got an interview
  • Other23%
  • Through Indeed19%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Paper application13%
  • Employee referral11%

How candidates received their first interview at Government of Canada

  • Applied online
    Shared on 12 March 2022 - Public servant - Saskatchewan
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