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Interviews at Buckinghamshire Council

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Buckinghamshire Council.

Interview experience

Based on 97 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 100 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 90 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Buckinghamshire Council

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a day or two
52%
About a week
23%
About two weeks
11%
About a month
8%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Written test
31%
Problem solving exercises
26%
Background check
22%
Phone call/screening
17%
Least reported steps
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Buckinghamshire Council

  • They would like to know what type of work you have done in the past.
    Shared on 1 July 2018
  • Generic questions tend to focus on identifying the candidate's strengths and skill set. Additional practical tests are now common.
    Shared on 30 September 2017 - Complaints Officer - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Interview process was easy to follow and well informed.
    Shared on 30 August 2017 - Care Assistant/Support Worker - Aylesbury
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Interview questions at Buckinghamshire Council

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Usual, experience, problem solving, handling confrontational situations.
    Shared on 24 October 2021 - Crematorium technician - Chilterns Crematorium
  • What spreadsheets i have been involved with in past jobs
    Shared on 3 December 2018 - Pension Finance Officer - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Confusing and not plain english
    Shared on 21 August 2017 - Senior Team Leader - Aylesbury

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Interview tips at Buckinghamshire Council

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)50%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)37%
  • They didn’t have a dress code8%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Buckinghamshire Council

  • Be yourself
    Shared on 26 September 2019 - Support Worker/Carer - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire17
  • Be yourself
    Shared on 25 June 2019 - Social Work Assistant - High Wycombe

The first interview at Buckinghamshire Council

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site23%
  • Other23%
  • Through Indeed18%
  • Recruiter contacted me18%
  • Employee referral12%

How candidates received their first interview at Buckinghamshire Council

  • Through a recruiter agency :)
    Shared on 29 September 2019
  • I applied for the job. how else would i get an interview a pretty silly question!
    Shared on 1 November 2018 - former employee for many years - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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