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Presentations for Recruitment [UK Civil Service]

UK Civil Service recruitment often asks for the candidate to make a presentation as part of their interview. Usually it’s the first part of the interview.¬†Whether or not you are told the topic in advance very much depends on what Continue reading Presentations for Recruitment [UK Civil Service]

Understanding Strengths Interviews

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The UK Civil Service introduced strengths based questions for recruitment when they introduced Success Profiles in late 2018. Before this strengths based questions had been used in the final selection boards for the Fast Stream. They’re really good for when Continue reading Understanding Strengths Interviews

Night Navigation – Weeknotes S3E03 21-25 June 2021

A group of scouts on a night navigation exercise stopped for a break

My week started with night navigation from Headley Heath to the Merstham scout hut, just under ten miles over 7 hours. I think the rest of the week has also felt at times like night navigation. A lot of the Continue reading Night Navigation – Weeknotes S3E03 21-25 June 2021

Weeknotes S3E02 14-18 June 2021

I’ve had a five day week, which is very unusual for me. I logged in on Wednesday after I’d taken my daughter to school so that I could join in several Civil Service Live 2021 but, like many others from Continue reading Weeknotes S3E02 14-18 June 2021

Bridge Building – Weeknotes S3E01 4-11 June 2021

The theme this week is bridge building, both literal and metaphorical. I’ve decided to re-start weeknotes again, it’s been over a year since my last weeknote, although I have bridged the gap with private notes in my hardback diary. We Continue reading Bridge Building – Weeknotes S3E01 4-11 June 2021