Families First Counseling Services
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Interviews at Families First Counseling Services

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Families First Counseling Services.

Interview experience

Based on 19 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 21 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 19 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Families First Counseling Services

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 9.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a week
47%
About a day or two
26%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
5%
More than one month
5%
Most reported steps
Background check
79%
Phone call/screening
74%
On-site interview
74%
Group interview
21%
Drug test
21%
Least reported steps
Written test
5%
Take-home/sample work
5%
They have no interview
5%

What candidates say about the interview process at Families First Counseling Services

  • Typically a call to discuss the position further. If still interested an interview is scheduled (current virtual), following that there is back ground checks completed. Potentially a follow up intervi…
    Shared on April 20, 2022 - Area Supervisor - Linn County, IA
  • They are very honest during the hiring process which I appreciate it.
    Shared on April 20, 2022 - Family Support Specialist I - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Interview with two supervisors, answering their questions that they need to know and willingness to work with families in their homes. They give examples of a typical day to give you an idea of what y…
    Shared on April 20, 2022 - Family Support Specialist - Cedar Rapids, IA
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Interview questions at Families First Counseling Services

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • During the interview they ask you if you’d like to make your own schedule which is only partially true because you make your own schedule around the schedules of other people. Which makes for late nig…
    Shared on September 4, 2022 - Family Support Specialist - Fort Dodge, IA
  • Organizational skills, experience, verbal and writing skills, strengths and areas to grow.
    Shared on May 6, 2022 - Integrated Health Home Director - Decorah, IA
  • Personality types, how you handle stress.
    Shared on August 29, 2018 - Administrative Assistant - Waterloo, IA

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Interview tips at Families First Counseling Services

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)69%
  • Formal (business suit)15%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)8%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Families First Counseling Services

  • Dont be scared to ask questions. Be open and honest and be yourself!
    Shared on April 19, 2022 - Family Centered Services Supervisor - Grinnell, IA

The first interview at Families First Counseling Services

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed63%
  • I called them11%
  • Other online job site6%
  • Recruiter contacted me5%
  • Campus placement5%

How candidates received their first interview at Families First Counseling Services

  • My supervisor called and scheduled an interview.
    Shared on July 22, 2019 - Care Coordinator - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Through indeed
    Shared on March 28, 2019 - Care Coordinator/Case Manager - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Applied through website.
    Shared on December 2, 2018 - Care Coordinator - Iowa

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