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Interviews at U.S. Army

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at U.S. Army.
Interview experience
Based on 2,250 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 2,213 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 1,914 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at U.S. Army

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
31%
More than one month
22%
About a week
18%
About a month
18%
About two weeks
12%
Most reported steps
Background check
78%
Drug test
76%
Written test
69%
On-site interview
45%
Phone call/screening
40%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
12%
Take-home/sample work
11%
Presentation
11%

What candidates say about the interview process at U.S. Army

  • I got in pretty easily just had some waves.
    Shared on June 24, 2019
  • MEPS is terrible but really just criminal records, health history, and qualifications
    Shared on April 29, 2019
  • Met with a recruiter and had to pass the ASVAB. Based on your test scores you are only qualified for certain jobs.
    Shared on March 18, 2019 - FIRE DIRECTION SERGEANT - Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA

Interview questions at U.S. Army

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Yeah, I was ask many many questions, like what I the hours of the US Army, and so on
    Shared on April 12, 2019
  • Have you done drugs
    do you have a criminal record
    Shared on March 26, 2019 - Information Technology Manager - Fort Riley, KS
  • Questions toward the board of officers that approved the enlistment were geared towards towards leadership, flexibility and intent to serve.
    Shared on March 20, 2019 - Officer - various
Interview tips at U.S. Army
Dress code for the interview
  • They didn’t have a dress code37%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)24%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)23%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)8%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at U.S. Army
  • Be humble, be willing to learn and take care of those serving or served.
    Shared on April 4, 2019 - Senior Human Resources Manager - Schofield Barracks, HI
  • Keep an open mind, do well on the test to see what jobs (MOS) will be available to you, Make certain the MOS they have is both abroad and state side. My MOS was in Germany, however it was not avail…
    Shared on March 21, 2019
  • Really dig deep into the details and responsibilities of what your job entails, how it translates to the civilian world. Understand the sacrifices you have to make not just in the worst case scenario,…
    Shared on March 19, 2019 - 68W Health Care Specialist (Combat Medic) - Fort Sam Houston, TX
The first interview at U.S. Army
How candidates got an interview
  • I walked in48%
  • Recruiter contacted me23%
  • Nothing is applicable14%
  • I called them8%
  • Other online application3%
How candidates received their first interview at U.S. Army
  • In 1994 I was going to start a family so I went to see the Army recruiter.
    Shared on March 11, 2019 - Recruiting Company Commander - Chattanooga, TN
  • Called recruiter
    Shared on December 2, 2018
  • Pass my asvab
    Shared on November 30, 2018 - 91 whiskey combat medic - Oklahoma City, OK
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