Nova Scotia Health Authority
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Interviews at Nova Scotia Health Authority

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Interview experience

Based on 106 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 104 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 106 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Nova Scotia Health Authority

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 5.

Interview process length
About two weeks
25%
About a month
24%
About a week
22%
More than one month
19%
About a day or two
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
72%
Background check
59%
Group interview
36%
Phone call/screening
34%
Written test
27%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Nova Scotia Health Authority

  • Written tests, then you are interviewed by two department heads.
    Shared on 17 March 2019 - clerk b - Halifax, NS
  • Written tests, then you are interviewed by two department heads.
    Shared on 17 March 2019 - clerk b - Halifax, NS
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Interview questions at Nova Scotia Health Authority

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • past experience, expectations etc...
    Shared on 29 June 2021 - Site Screener (Clerk A) - Dartmouth, NS
  • What is the most difficult situation that you had to deal with at your previous job and how did you handle it?
    Shared on 2 February 2019 - Critical Care Administrative Assistant - Halifax, NS
  • Explain a time you were dealing with a difficult coworker, how did you handle the situation and what would you have done differently.
    Shared on 1 May 2017 - Ward Clerk - Kentville, NS

Interview tips at Nova Scotia Health Authority

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)76%
  • Formal (business suit)10%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Nova Scotia Health Authority

  • Find out the names of the managers, email your resumes directly to them, express interest in their department. Accept casual/temp positions, it is the ONLY way you are going to get a permanent positio…
    Shared on 18 March 2021 - N/A - NA
  • Apply to every job, especially casual positions. Usually internal candidates go after perm/temp positions and they will get chosen over external hires.
    Shared on 11 June 2019 - Administrative Assistant - Nova Scotia
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