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    Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Statistics Canada in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    3 Interviewers, one hour interview and one hour written test. They gave me a list of questions and 1/2 hour to prepare for it and after that. They asked questions and also asked me to present answers with examples of my former working or programming experience. Actually, we spent one and half hour to finish the interview. Finally, I was asked to do a written test. Questions in the written test is quiet straightforward and easy. like programming skills like OO programming and database like sql.

    Interview Questions
    • Just basic questions on programming like OO programming and database like sql.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Junior Financial Analyst Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Statistics Canada in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Went through co-op, got interview, met on campus.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked about amortization of a newly purchased asset, where it goes : ie: balance sheet less amortization, amortization expense on income sheet and retained earnings on balance sheet go down   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Too many other options

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    IT Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    The process took 8+ monthsinterviewed at Statistics Canada in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    Consisted of a memo and oral exam. Exam contained combination of technical and non-technical questions to evaluate knowledge and suitability. Interview was conducted by a panel of 3 interviewers who took notes. Questions were standardized to all applicants and graded on a scale to determine eligibility.

    Interview Questions
    • There were questions pertaining to how to calculate a critical path using a PERT chart, as well as questions on the differences between PERT charts and GANTT charts.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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