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- Accepted OfferNeutral Experience
I applied online. I interviewed at IRS.
Initial hiring is based on an online application, screening, and scoring system. Itf referred for consideration, it is more of a process for lower level than an interview. Application should NOT be a one or two page resume. Make it relevant, but be sure to be as detailed as possible.
- No OfferAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at IRS.
Phone interview is the only process for hiring. they do not provide onsite interview.
- Tell me the time when you were doing the project handling with the data analysis. Answer Question
Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at IRS (Philadelphia, PA).
There was a job application to fill out at their site. There was also a test of general basic skills that a high school graduate would have followed by a brief interview for those who passed. The interviewer just asked if I was fine with the job conditions and requirements (such as wearing a headset, etc.). There were no questions on my backgroud or qualifications.
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at IRS (Quincy, IL) in May 2013.
Phone interview is an option. It was also a panel interview of 4. All members of the panel were professional and pleasant.
- None of the questions were out of the ordinary or difficult. Answer Question
The position is a none paying internship. Negotiations do not apply.
Helpful (2)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at IRS (Austin, TX) in February 2013.
Initially, I had to apply through the federal job website, then complete numerous processing forms (e.g. background check form, tax compliance form) and fingerprinting. Subsequently, I was contacted over the phone and had a brief interview with the hiring manager. The interview consisted of about six or seven questions and lasted about 15 - 20 minutes.
- How do you deal with handling customer concerns? Answer Question
It just necessitated replying to a job offer email.
- Declined OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at IRS (New York, NY) in January 2013.
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- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. I interviewed at IRS in December 2012.
No interview. Based on answers to online questions and resume. Essentially, you need to answer that you are as flexible as possible -- what location, what shift (day, night or whatever the choices are. Apply for Seasonal positions if you can afford to do so. Often seasonal jobs get extended all year. Then just try to get good at the job. Does not take much to stand out. Then, apply to be an instructor in your department in advance of the next training class. That is a big help in moving forward.
- No questions. Totally based on online question answers which are basically generic about your skills. 1 Answer
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at IRS in November 2012.
Upon submitting your resume to the IRS, you will be asked to take an online assessment. Basically, you are given a simulated phone conversation with a database of information in order to see how well you can use the information to answer questions. If you score well enough on the test you are asked to come in for an additional live assessment. During this test, you speak to a person pretending to be a customer. You answer their question based on information you are given before the test. At this stage, you are also given a brief interview by a manager where they ask you general interview questions.
- A fake customer becomes irate at an answer you are required to give them. They demand a supervisor and you are instructed to assure them a supervisor will only give them the same answer. 1 Answer
You are given the specific salary upon submitting your application. Negotiation is typically not entertained.
- No OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at IRS (Kansas City, MO) in November 2012.
After I applied online I was emailed and told a time and date to get fingerprinted and take a typing test. After going through security you're told to go into a room and await the typing test. While you're waiting for that to begin, people come and get you to get your badge photo taken as well as your fingerprints. Also while you're waiting you get your paperwork checked. The whole process goes much faster if you print out all the required documents from the initial email you get sent. The typing test is mainly 10-key with a little bit of alpha thrown in there. There is a requirement you must meet. I think if you only get 90% accuracy you have to be able to type around 5000wpm. If you're able to type 100% accuracy you have to be able to type around 4500wpm I think. I was told there were a lot of applicants and we couldn't hear back from them for over a month and it would be only by email to grant approval for the background check.
- There was nothing difficult or unexpected. Answer Question
- No OfferEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at IRS (Northeast, NY).
Applied for the position via USAJOBS, took about 2 months prior to hearing back, interview was scheduled rather quick, within the following week
- describe how you decreased the taxpayer's burden(internal question) 2 Answers
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