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Interviews at Kaiser Permanente

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Interview experience
Based on 193 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 189 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 179 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Kaiser Permanente

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About two weeks
24%
About a month
24%
About a week
20%
More than one month
16%
About a day or two
16%
Most reported steps
Background check
63%
On-site interview
62%
Drug test
58%
Group interview
55%
Phone call/screening
50%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Kaiser Permanente

  • Your application is screened and filtered out through the recruiting department. From there, each department/manager has a different approach to the interview process. It also depends if it is a union…
    Shared on October 4, 2018
  • Easy. Turnover here is ongoing and some departments are always hiring.
    Shared on January 4, 2018 - Patient Access Specialist - Renton, WA
  • HR does screening, then Manager interview if you get pass HR.
    Shared on December 12, 2017 - RDS Internal Auditor for RDS Program - New York, NY

Interview questions at Kaiser Permanente

  • They asked about each of my qualifications, my availability, and my previous work experience.
    Shared on January 29, 2018 - Administrative Assistant IV - Santa Rosa, CA
  • Some pretty random questions. First they tell you about the position, then you go into detail about your resume & experience. Then they ask you questions & then you get to ask them questions. Here are…
    Shared on August 7, 2017
  • What can I contribute to this position.
    Summary what my closet looks like at home.

    If I am involved in any volunteer activities.

    What would I do with a conflict of timelines on projects.
    Shared on July 8, 2017 - Administrative Assistant - Aurora, CO
Interview tips at Kaiser Permanente
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)65%
  • Formal (business suit)32%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)1%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Kaiser Permanente
  • It really helps to know someone that works there who can recommend you. They really do like to advance from within their own ranks. Be open and informed about the job. Be flexible.
    Shared on September 4, 2017 - Registered Nurse - Riverside, CA
  • I cant give any advice as the company left the area.
    Shared on September 1, 2017 - Medical Receptionist - Latham, NY
  • Be confident.
    Shared on July 31, 2017 - Customer Service Representative - Sacramento, CA
The first interview at Kaiser Permanente
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me29%
  • Other online application22%
  • Nothing is applicable16%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Paper application5%
How candidates received their first interview at Kaiser Permanente
  • My school told us about there volunteer program.
    Shared on June 5, 2018 - Assistant to nursing staff - Los Angeles, CA
  • Through a temporary staffing agency called Pace Staffing.
    Shared on April 22, 2018 - Customer Service Specialist I, Customer Service - Tukwila, WA
  • Contract agency
    Shared on March 26, 2018 - Senior Business Project Manager - Oakland, CA
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