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

civil service strengths scoring matrix

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

Future Leaders Scheme 2021 – Personal Statement

view from the window at Civil Service Live 2016

I thought it would be worth sharing my personal statement for the 2021 round of¬† UK civil service Future Leaders Scheme. I know others have done this in the past. Several people I’ve met through OneTeamGov did a few years Continue reading Future Leaders Scheme 2021 – Personal Statement

Staff Engagement Exercises Explained

I was involved in my second staff engagement exercise as part of a UK Civil Service recruitment recently. This time I was one of the staff on the panel rather than a candidate. So I learnt a lot about how Continue reading Staff Engagement Exercises Explained