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Civil Service Jobs

Civil Service Jobs seems to be a notable source of ethnic diversity, so a possible source of minority candidates


Civil Service Jobs seems to have a fairly even gender balance


Civil Service Jobs seems fairly representative ethnic balance, although this depends on location and sector.

A note on data

The data is based on over 50,000 applications, the majority of which are from the UK but also the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland and Singapore. We don't currently control for typical or average demographic response rates for specific jobs, or for the average review scores for the jobs that applicants applied to. Data for some job boards is based on a small sample, but we're working on it. 😉

About Civil Service Jobs

Jobs in the Civil Service and central government

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Top rated skills

Skill Avg score
delivering at pace 2.8 / 5
making effective decisions 2.7 / 5
communicating and influencing 2.8 / 5
competency 2.8 / 5
seeing the big picture 2.8 / 5
working together 2.8 / 5
leadership 2.8 / 5
behaviours 2.8 / 5
managing a quality service 2.7 / 5
experience 2.8 / 5
changing and improving 2.7 / 5
collaborating and partnering 2.8 / 5
behaviour 2.8 / 5
technical 2.7 / 5
professional skills 2.7 / 5
communication 2.9 / 5
developing self and others 2.7 / 5
stakeholder engagement 2.8 / 5
delivery management 2.8 / 5
skills 2.7 / 5

Why diversity is important

A quick recap never hurts...

  • Poor diversity is a clue there may be hiring bias
  • Poor diversity dissauades talent from under-represented groups from joining you
  • There's evidence that diverse teams may perform better

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