Civil Service Ice Breaker Questions

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Ice breaker questions in civil service interviews serve as a warm-up to ease both the interviewee and interviewer into the conversation. Unlike the graded questions focusing on competencies and experiences, these ungraded queries aim to create a relaxed atmosphere, allowing candidates to showcase their personality and think on their feet. They provide a glimpse into the candidate's communication skills, critical thinking, and how they might fit within the public sector's unique culture. This introductory phase sets the tone for a more engaging and insightful interview experience.

Ice Breaker Example Questions

  1. Tell us about yourself.
  2. Why did you apply for a role in the civil service?
  3. Can you share an achievement you're particularly proud of?
  4. What is something you are looking forward to?
  5. What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
  6. What's an interesting book you've read recently, and what did you learn from it?
  7. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
  8. What was your favourite previous job?
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