Careers at HMRC
With almost 60,000 employees, more than £600 billion revenue and around 45 million customers, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is a major government department with serious responsibilities.
HMRC Application Process
HMRC Aptitude Tests
HMRC Situational Judgement Tests
The sjt given by HMRC is known as their sift test but it is very similar to the SJT. This test presents you with a series of challenging scenarios that one might encounter in the workplace and then a number of possible responses to the scenario. You then chose which one you feel is the best way to describe how you would react. As with the rest of the tests you will be timed and so it is important that you read the information properly. It is important to know the company values to ensure your answers are best matched with theirs.
HMRC Numerical Reasoning Tests
This comprises of a number of numerical questions to be answered in an allotted time. They relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. This is designed to measure your numerical abilities.
HMRC Verbal Reasoning Tests
The HMRC verbal reasoning test comprises of a number of questions to be answered in a set time. You will be presented with a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical and comprehension skills.
HMRC Diagrammatic and Logical Reasoning Tests
The diagrammatic and logical reasoning tests comprise of questions relating to sequences of shapes and patterns. In each question there will be a missing step and you will be provided with a number of answers to choose from. These are designed to test your logical reasoning as well analytical and problem-solving skills.