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After first 6 months then at 1 yr And then every yr after

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Depends on how busy the hiring managers are and the amount of turnover they are dealing with. Expect anywhere from two weeks to two months - with three to four weeks being average. Most jobs are advertised for two weeks and interviews start after that.

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It is entirely dependent on the position and if it is part-time or full-time.

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I had a great boss. The administration was less than great, but the management was wonderful to work for. Day to day was what you would expect with government work.

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There was no interview.

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Applied and had to take an entry test

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A lot of questions about providing examples of past experiences. For instance, "Provide an example of how you dealt with a failure in a previous job."

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Find people that have actually worked in the private sector and make them managers instead of hiring people out out of college and make a career out of Government employment as managers.

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If this position is the one with the Attorney Generals office, they need to have someone physically here as they would be answering the phone and would be the first person to greet people coming in the door and helping to direct them to the appropriate offices. Thank you for your interest.

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4.6 hrs per pay period every two weeks.

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