Once job openings are published, the evaluation of applicants can be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are released, even during the job opening posting period, based on the pre-established evaluation criteria of the job opening. This helps to maximize efficiency and reduce recruitment timelines. Hiring managers are encouraged to complete the preliminary evaluation in less than 20 days starting from the job opening end of posting date. Further assessments, such as written tests and/or competency-based interviews, may only be conducted after the end of the posting period.

The following topics provide more information on objectives of the preliminary evaluation, methodology to conduct the preliminary evaluation and evaluating work experience and language proficiency:


Last modified: 1 August 2023