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Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs (Charlotte, NC)
Three person panel, friendly and accepting. Didn’t have to wait long after the job posting closed to receive a call for the interview. As well as with the job offer
- About yourself in particular situations
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs (Buffalo, NY) in Jun 2018
I thought the panel interview was very interesting. I was called by the panel member before I got the email saying I was referred. Very pleasant conversation and being that I had just retired from being a PEBLO it seemed that I would be a good fit.
- time management; why the VA; attention to detail; there were six total.
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Orange, NJ
I applied online. I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs (East Orange, NJ) in Mar 2016
It was standard with pre-written questions that is asked of everyone no matter the department. The federal government uses standard knowledge, skills, and abilities to determine if an individual is qualified.
- Name an occurrence where you had to make a judgment call.
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs (Kansas City, MO)
The entire process took about 4 months. The job that I applied for had a close out date in August 2014. I was notified that I was referred in September. I interviewed in November, and was notified that I wasn't hired in December.
I applied online. The process took 4 months. I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs in Feb 2015
It was quite simple - apparently I was the one they were looking for. My resume was complete and accurate and in good shape. I was prepared to be interviewed. It was a bit intimidating being the center of attention. There were 3 interviewers. I was called back for an interview with just my supervisor to be. Additionally, I was called back for a 3rd interview with the Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning.
- Tell me your strengths and weaknesses. This was rather easy, as I was prepared. I recommend that one always bring his / her resume to the interview, so that you can refer to it, if you are nervous. Also, be ready to take notes.
Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs (Phoenix, AZ) in May 2013
Easy, I was a work study while a student at Arizona State University. Interview was basically just finding out my availability and brief introductions. I began work the next day which was nice and was allowed to do my school work during work hours when there was not other tasks to complete.
- Can you start tomorrow?
Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, NC
I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs (Fayetteville, NC) in Jan 2012
I was notified by telephone that they wanted to schedule an interview (got an email from USAJOBS stating I was selected...took about a week after that). My interview consisted of 3 people that were doing a performance based interview. Pretty average questions pertaining to previous employment and how I handled certain situations. Jobs I performed etc. After that they stated that they would be selecting 2 people to conduct a second interview. I was called the following week to do a 1:1 with the department head. She stated she would be in contact within a week. I was called a week later for the job offer. I then have to go through a background check and physical which I am currently awaiting on. I have heard it could take up to a month.
Anonymous Interview Candidate
I applied through other source. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at US Department of Veterans Affairs in Sept 2009
I interviewed with a panel of three individuals, a male and two females. I also was required to type a word processing document. I was asked questions regarding computer skills as well as past job experience, supervisors, etc. The personnel were friendly and the work culture seemed relaxed and casual. One of the questions I asked one of the interviewers was what was the management style of the supervisor. I recall being asked what the minimum number of times a phone should ring before being answered. I am a former federal employee with career status but for some reason cannot seem to get another federal job.
- Tell about a time when you filled in for your supervisor and what was the outcome.