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Interviews at U.S. Air Force

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at U.S. Air Force.
Interview experience
Based on 759 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 743 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 636 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at U.S. Air Force

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
More than one month
43%
About a month
19%
About a day or two
17%
About a week
11%
About two weeks
10%
Most reported steps
Background check
79%
Drug test
75%
Written test
68%
On-site interview
48%
Phone call/screening
43%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
10%
Presentation
10%
Take-home/sample work
8%

What candidates say about the interview process at U.S. Air Force

  • It was a good process and all of the necessary questions were asked.
    Shared on March 24, 2019 - Independent Contractor - Dayton, OH
  • No bad background and good at testing then you're good to go.
    Shared on March 23, 2019 - Armorer - Valdosta, GA
  • No interview. Volunteer and go!!!
    Shared on March 6, 2019 - Chief, Ground Communications - worldwide

Interview questions at U.S. Air Force

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why do you want the job?
    Shared on April 6, 2019 - Senior Topic Specialist - San Antonio, TX
  • The quality of life and about travel was a recruiter not an interview
    Shared on December 23, 2018 - Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman - United States
  • As a civilian it was a direct hire, so not much went into the interview process
    Shared on December 11, 2018 - Human Resource Assistant - Del Rio, TX
Interview tips at U.S. Air Force
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)34%
  • They didn’t have a dress code31%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)17%
  • Formal (business suit)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)9%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at U.S. Air Force
  • Being in the Air Force is not for the faint at heart. You must be ready to face all obstacles in order to be successfull.
    Shared on March 18, 2019 - Military Police - Las Vegas,Nevada
  • Study for the asfab
    Shared on March 3, 2019 - Aircraft Structural Mechanic - Beale AFB, CA
  • Go after all your Air Force goals and dreams. They will come true if you pursue them.
    Shared on March 1, 2019 - Master Sergeant, Photographer, Photo Journalist - I. G. Brown Training and Education Center
The first interview at U.S. Air Force
How candidates got an interview
  • I walked in41%
  • Recruiter contacted me20%
  • Nothing is applicable20%
  • I called them7%
  • Other online application4%
How candidates received their first interview at U.S. Air Force
  • Reserve Officer Training Core ROTC, Univ of Central Florida
    Shared on April 5, 2019 - Inspector General - Los Angeles, CA
  • I walked into the USAF recruiters office
    Shared on March 8, 2019 - 1A271 C-5 Loadmaster Journeyman - Dover, DE
  • Through my recruiter.
    Shared on March 4, 2019 - Personnel Specialist - Lackland AFB, TX
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