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    Education conference coordinator

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    I worked at British Council as a contractor (less than a year)


    Intelligent colleagues passionate about their work, ability to make a considerable impact in the arts, education, and society.


    matrixed environment could be articulated more clearly, communication internally is not always precise.

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Updated Feb 3, 2015
Updated Feb 3, 2015

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    Branch Support Assistant Interview

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    Anonymous Employee
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    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at British Council.

    Interview Details

    I applied application online. They acknowledge my application immediately (BC only acknowledge short-listed CV). After 5 working days, BC called me for interview. I had 5 days for interview preparation. The interview is not difficult if you well prepare. BC's interview is Competent-based questions. Read BC's behaviour guide carefully before the interview as the interview panel will ask practical questions regarding your past experience to see how it matches with their culture/value.

    Interview Questions
    • - Could you tell me how do you build trust?
      - Could you tell me an example in your past where you handled job difficulty?
      - Tell us how did you work with different parties holding different aims?
      - etc
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    Positive Experience
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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1934
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Education
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

We work in more than 100 countries and our 7000 staff – including 2000 teachers – work with thousands of professionals and policy makers... More

Mission: The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome... More

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