Somerset County Council
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Interviews at Somerset County Council

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Somerset County Council.
Interview experience
Based on 43 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 42 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 42 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Somerset County Council

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 a day or two
43%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
12%
More than one month
12%
About a month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
61%
Background check
34%
Written test
27%
Problem solving exercises
22%
Presentation
22%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
0%
They have no interview
0%

Interview tips at Somerset County Council

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)52%
  • Formal (business suit)41%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)0%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Somerset County Council

  • Sell yourself - celebrate your successes as a practitioner and tell the interview your proudest achievements
    Shared on 16 March 2021 - Social Worker - Sedgemoor, Somerset

The first interview at Somerset County Council

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed29%
  • Other29%
  • Recruiter contacted me14%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Paper application14%

How candidates received their first interview at Somerset County Council

  • Following application made online
    Shared on 23 March 2021 - Social Worker - Taunton, Somerset
  • Application online through SCC recruitment website.
    Shared on 26 February 2021 - Team Manager - Mendip, Somerset