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Interviewing at UK Civil Service

See what people said about the interview process at UK Civil Service.

Interview experience

Based on 149 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 168 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 147 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at UK Civil Service

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 6.

Interview process length
More than one month
About a month
About two weeks
About a week
About a day or two
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

Interview questions at UK Civil Service

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Competency based questions against the Behaviours. You MUST use the STAR method in answering and make it all about what you did. Not what we did.
    Shared on 12 August 2023 - Recruitment Lead - Andover
  • All based on the behaviours from the application
    Shared on 25 February 2023 - Receptionist - Hereford
  • Behaviour and strength based questions
    Shared on 19 February 2023 - Executive Officer - Work Coach - Southampton
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The first interview at UK Civil Service

How candidates got an interview
  • Other31%
  • Other online job site25%
  • Paper application16%
  • Through Indeed10%
  • Employee referral6%

How candidates received their first interview at UK Civil Service

  • Job application advertised in the newspaper in 2000, attended an interview and got the job.
    Shared on 10 September 2019 - Project Support Administrator - London, Greater London

Common questions about interviewing at UK Civil Service

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