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Interviews at City of Cape Town

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at City of Cape Town.
Interview experience
Based on 328 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 324 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 321 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at City of Cape Town

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
More than one month
29%
About a month
21%
About a week
18%
About a day or two
17%
About two weeks
14%
Most reported steps
Written test
34%
On-site interview
33%
Group interview
31%
Problem solving exercises
21%
Background check
18%
Least reported steps
Presentation
7%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at City of Cape Town

  • Professional and outcome based
    Shared on 28 November 2018 - Facilities Manager - Southern District
  • Warming and fun had a great time in my interview.
    Shared on 24 May 2018 - Internship - Cape Town, Western Cape
  • It was short and sweet as it was a cleaner job
    Shared on 21 May 2018 - Solid Waste (Cleaner) - Cape Town, Western Cape

Interview questions at City of Cape Town

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Please tell me more about your self
    Shared on 26 April 2019
  • Please tell me about yourself
    Shared on 8 April 2019
  • To do my best that I can and to make a differents in my city .
    Shared on 19 July 2018

Interview tips at City of Cape Town

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)32%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)31%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)13%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at City of Cape Town

  • It's a waste of time ..empty promises.somebody has the job already you just a formality..
    Shared on 17 February 2020 - Call Centre Agent - Cape Town, Western Cape
  • To be honest, be yourself and confident in your answers. Listen well to what is being asked and answer accordingly.
    Shared on 23 April 2019 - Administrative assistant - City of Cape Town, Western Cape

The first interview at City of Cape Town

How candidates got an interview
  • Paper application33%
  • Recruiter contacted me20%
  • Other15%
  • Other online job site10%
  • Through Indeed7%

How candidates received their first interview at City of Cape Town

  • Through a selection process.
    Shared on 31 March 2019 - Business Analyst - Civic Centre