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    I worked at Statistics Canada part-time

    Pros

    - You choose your hours
    - You're responsible for yourself

    Cons

    - You work when people are home, which means evenings and weekends
    - Can face difficult residents who oppose doing the census

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Statistics Canada Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Statistics Canada (Winnipeg, MB (Canada)) in June 2016.

    Interview

    You get an email to test after several weeks of applying
    After successful completion of the test, which you are told right away you are then asked when you can come in for an in person interview.

    Interview Questions

    • During in person int. you are asked behavioural questions, how would you handle conflict? Give an example on how you satisfied an unhappy customer etc.
      They will also make you take a sample phone call to check you typing accuracy. Note this isn't to check your speed, but how accurate you enter information; correct spelling, etc   Answer Question
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Statistics Canada Awards & Accolades

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2012
  • Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2010

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