Testing for most civil service
jobs happens only periodically and sometimes as little as once every two years.
An exam may consist of one test or a number of different tests. Note that
once you pass the test and you're on a civil service list, you'll be interviewed
to determine if you receive a job offer. Make the most of your opportunity
with the resources below.
Strategies and Sample Questions from
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Chemical Engineer, Jack Rudman,
Engineer, Jack Rudman, 2006
Environmental Chemist, Jack Rudman, 2013
Chemical Engineer, Jack Rudman, 2009
Engineering Solved Problems,
N. S. Nandagopal, 2006
Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, Michael R.
of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Nicholas P. Chopey, 2012
Chemical Engineers' Handbook, Robert H. Perry, 2007
Problems for the Chemical Engineering PE Exam: A Companion to the
Chemical Engineering Reference Manual, Michael R. Lindeburg, 2012
of Thumb for Chemical Engineers: A Manual of Quick, Accurate Solutions
to Everyday Process Engineering Problems, Carl Branan,
Solutions For Chemical PE Exam Problems, Marta Vasquez, 2004 -
New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan: How to Take Charge, Build Your Team, and
Get Immediate Results,
George Bradt, 2011
The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan will help ensure that you achieve
all of your goals in your next leadership role by implementing an effective
plan, starting even before Day One.
First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Michael
A hands-on guide for moving successfully into a new role. Walk through
the transition as Watkins identifies the most common pitfalls new leaders
encounter and provides tools/strategies for how to avoid them.
for New Managers, Morey Stettner, 2013
Specific answers for key responsibilities including delegating work,
communicating effectively, mentoring, leadership, and coaching.
Includes bulleted lists, checklists and definition of terms.
Tough Conversations to Have with Employees: A Manager's Guide to Addressing
Performance, Conduct, and Discipline Challenges, Paul Falcone, 2009
Covering everything from substandard performance reviews to personal
hygiene to termination meetings, this guide helps managers on what to say
and how to say it. Good resource for test questions regarding
frequently encountered supervision situations.
Interview Guide with Supervision Guide
From job-interview.net, 200+ possible
interview questions on supervision including behavioral/situational
questions. Plus, answers to the toughest supervision interview questions.