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Interviews at Kaiser Permanente

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Kaiser Permanente.
Interview experience
Based on 300 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 296 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 277 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Kaiser Permanente

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About two weeks
22%
About a week
21%
About a month
21%
More than one month
20%
About a day or two
17%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
65%
Background check
63%
Drug test
57%
Group interview
52%
Phone call/screening
50%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Kaiser Permanente

  • For your interview, be prepared to answer many questions about conflict resolution. It’s the new fad. Never mind if you can actually do the job! They want to know how you handle conflict. Few of any d…
    Shared on February 12, 2019
  • 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

Interview questions at Kaiser Permanente

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • 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)63%
  • Formal (business suit)34%
  • 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 me27%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Other online application19%
  • Nothing is applicable15%
  • 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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