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Number of applications received for a recent recruitment: FOI release

Published: 24 Apr 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
24 Apr 2018
Number of applications received for a recent recruitment: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/00857
Date received: 14 March 2018
Date responded: 20 April 2018

Information requested

Can you advise the total number of applications received, how many applicants have been selected for interview and the number of the interviewees who are already employed within the Scottish Government (excluding those from COPFS). In addition, please advise how many applications were received from COPFS staff and the number of COPFS applicants selected for interview.

Response

The answer to your question is as follows:

  • Total number of applications received: 196

  • Applicants selected for interview: 95

  • Number of the interviewees who are already employed within the Scottish Government (excluding those from COPFS): 1 (please note we had 21 applications from agency staff currently working within the Legal Directorate and 20 were invited to interview)

  • Number of applications were received from COPFS staff: 6

  • Number of COPFS applicants selected for interview: 4

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