Wakefield Council
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Interviews at Wakefield Council

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Wakefield Council.
Interview experience
Based on 47 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 47 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 46 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Wakefield 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 week
33%
About a day or two
26%
About a month
17%
About two weeks
13%
More than one month
11%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
55%
Written test
32%
Presentation
32%
Problem solving exercises
30%
Background check
27%
Least reported steps
Drug test
5%
They have no interview
5%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Wakefield Council

  • I was asked a few basic questions and nothing else. More of an informal chat than a structured interview.
    Shared on 10 June 2020
  • Same as any interview? Smart business attire. Its not Burger King!
    Shared on 9 May 2020
  • The interview process was as expected. I was asked to do a practical test followed by answering questions from a panel of 3 people.
    Shared on 27 February 2019 - Former employee - Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Interview questions at Wakefield Council

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Work focused and personal qualities
    Shared on 29 March 2018 - JCB Driver - Pontefract, West Yorkshire

The first interview at Wakefield Council

How candidates got an interview
  • Other40%
  • Through Indeed20%
  • Other online job site20%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Recruiter contacted me0%

How candidates received their first interview at Wakefield Council

  • Word of mouth vIa a friend of my girlfriend who was best friends with Wakefield Council Parks and Leisure department
    Shared on 6 February 2020 - Parks attendant - Pontefract Park lake side
  • Apprentice job
    Shared on 13 August 2019 - Wakefield area - Electrician - Wakefield
  • I was a volunteer helper who was offered a job.
    Shared on 27 May 2019 - Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Wakefield, West Yorkshire