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Civil service interview

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  • 28-02-2023 3:19pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 4


    Hi, I just had my interview for the civil service for a clerical officer role and I was wondering how long does it typically take to hear back from them?

    Post edited by Beasty on


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  • Registered Users Posts: 31 mumto1


    Hi there, I was interviewed today for a Clerical Officer position.

    I asked at the end of the interview when would I hear back. The person told me it could be between 6 to 8 weeks before I would hear because there's a backlog.



  • Registered Users Posts: 4 Laurenhopem


    Thank you for that ☺️ Best of luck with getting the job



  • Registered Users Posts: 31 mumto1


    Thanks, best of luck to you too.



  • Registered Users Posts: 19 jellytot93


    Hi,

    Just wondering what questions they asked you in the interview? :)



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  • Registered Users Posts: 31 mumto1


    There were a lot of standard questions such as "Can you tell me about a time you had to deal with a difficult customer"?

    My interviewer asked me what I knew about the Civil Service, what departments I was familiar with etc

    If you can try and practice your answers on camera beforehand.

    I was nervous and was rambling a bit so the interviewer had to interrupt me a few times. If you can get to the point quickly it is probably better. Best of luck



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