Interview scoring policy at The National Archives

FOI request reference: F0049382
Publication date: June 2017

Request

I wish to request any information that demonstrates how an interview answer is scored on the levels 1-7 such as a description of what constitutes a level 7 answer as opposed to a level 2.

Outcome

Successful

Response

The National Archives utilises the Civil Service Jobs e-Recruitment system which has the following built-in scoring metric:

1. Not Demonstrated – No positive evidence of the competency
2. Minimal Demonstration – Limited positive evidence of the competency
3. Moderate Demonstration – Moderate positive evidence of the competency
4. Acceptable Demonstration – Adequate positive evidence of the competency
5. Good Demonstration – Substantial positive evidence of the competency
6. Strong Demonstration – Substantial, positive evidence of the competency and includes some evidence of exceeding expectations
7. Outstanding Demonstration – Evidence provided wholly exceeds expectation at this level