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Cabinet Office Overview

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London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1916
Government
Government
£50 to £100 million (GBP) per year
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We support the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, and ensure the effective running of government. We are also the corporate headquarters for government, in partnership with HM Treasury, and we take the lead in certain critical policy areas.
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Cabinet Office Reviews

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    I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time

    Pros

    Good current technology, opportunities to work at the heart of Government, very close to ministers/senior officials.
    Current bonus is the exciting political context of Brexit and General Election.
    Lots of very smart and dynamic colleagues keen to make an impact.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than some parts of Government and it can be unfair when someone transfers in from a higher paying department (e.g. HMRC) to do the same job as a CO employee.

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Cabinet Office Photos

Cabinet Office photo of: London : Westminster - Cabinet Office (Photo thanks to Geograph user Lewis Clarke, Some Rights Reserved)
Cabinet Office photo of: Cabinet Office and the back of Downing Street (Photo thanks to Geograph user David Hawgood, Some Rights Reserved)
Cabinet Office photo of: View of the Cabinet Office from The Mall (Photo thanks to Geograph user Robert Lamb, Some Rights Reserved)
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Cabinet Office Interviews

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    First Line Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in City of Westminster, England
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cabinet Office (City of Westminster, England) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Interview on may 4th 2017 with Kieth Turnbull really nice guy made me at ease. I think it was supposed to be 3 people interviewing me as when heading to the interview room he asked two people to join but only one showed up. I had no idea what I would be asked, job description did not say nor anything found online so you can imagine how I felt. I assumed it would be in the competency questions asked in job app like previous jobs I had applied to, however this was not the case. Questions were more technical. I wasn't asked for passport documents etc even though message said to bring it. Interview was hard but Keith tried his best to help me which made it easier and didn't feel the pressure as I would if he hadn't. Great guy. There were other questions which were hard but can't remember. No offer yet, awaiting to hear from him.

    Interview Questions

    • Internet working but webpage doesn't load, how do you resolve this?

      What is DNS?

      What is VPN?

      A client wants Photoshop to be added but he doesn't have it with his current package, what steps do you need to take to get the client this application? (5points they look for)

      Angry client on the phone to you and he was told it would be fixed by certain time but it wasn't, what do you say to the client?

      Network down, what do you need to check?

      You are giving help remotely to the client by controlling his PC. But for reasons it is not connecting. What steps would you take to get to the root of the problem?

      Are you okay to send equipment to another office nearby outside this building?   Answer Question
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