There are notable differences between a government interview and a private sector interview. Here are some major differences between the two.
||Private Sector Interviews
|The duration of the hiring process can be lengthy.
||The time taken to complete interviews and hire a prospective candidate can be short if the right candidate is found quickly.
|The job postings are posted on the US government job portals.
||Here the corporate job openings are posted on major private job portals.
|Screening resumes and finalizing potential candidates to be interviewed are done only after receiving all applications.
||Screening and finalizing candidates happens as soon as the hiring team receives applications.
|Applicants will not be considered further if they do not fulfill the posted job requirement including education and qualifications.
||Applicants will be considered even if there profile closely matches the job requirement.
|Once the position is filled by a potential candidate, the government agencies notify all applicants about the job status.
||Applicants are not notified about the job status as soon as the job is filled.
Learn how to prepare for a government interview is one of the most important aspects of an interview.