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    Office Assistant (Typing) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at CDSS in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was lengthy because a special exemption was required to hire additional employees.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiating took place as the State has set salaries.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eureka, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eureka, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at CDSS in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    CDSS IHSS is the agency that provides regulation over the State government subsidy that allows disabled people to hire personal caregivers to help them with day-to-day living. As such CDSS IHSS does not hire its own caregiver employees, that is the responsibility of the client.

    My client posted an ad in Craigslist, I responded and met with him the next day. We got along and he desperately needed help, I started the next day.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    The salary is set by law at $8/hr. My client was flexible about schedule.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    IHSS Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lower Lake, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lower Lake, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at CDSS in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    My friend got me on to this job, she hired me as needed for housekeeping. The reciepient requested a contract for me to fill out and turn/mail in. I then got a time sheet and W2 form which I filled out and sent back in. About a year ago all Providers(caregivers) were required to get finger printed,where a background check was done. We also had to attend a seminar on the rules of what is/isn't required as far as our job description. We also had to watch a movie on Fraud because there are alot of people who work for a spouse or realative and there has been trouble with hours allowed for services to reciepients with spouses/realatives who are getting paid for services that aren't correct.

    No Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Social Service Analysis Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Natchitoches, LA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Natchitoches, LA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at CDSS in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    Telephone interview than called in office for another interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    In Home Care Giver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yucca Valley, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yucca Valley, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at CDSS in February 2009.

    Interview Details

    has become very difficult to get hired, its a bunch of hoops in an unfriendly environment.

    Interview Questions
    • not really a traditional interview these days. do not apply here if you resent unwarranted scrutiny and a sense of constant mistrust by employer.   View Answer
    • there were no questions per say its you go in apply they tell u when the next group class so to speak is , and where and when to get you're background and drug screen, do all that and wait. maybe you'll get a referral. like its indicated would happen. not. nowadays you are not getting a client except for on your own. and then good luck finding reasonable hours for them   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    In-Home Care Provider Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Visalia, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Visalia, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at CDSS in September 2008.

    Interview Details

    It was brief and to the point.

    Reasons for Declining

    I have had bad experiences working with this company.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    In-Home Care Provider Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CDSS.

    Interview Details

    can apply through the IHSS office. Will be subject to background check and social worker evaluations of job.

    Interview Questions
    • Who is getting the help and how will you provide the service needed.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    there is no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer

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