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FAQs for Internal Job Seekers

  • The ideal time to let your manager know you are applying for another position within RCU is before you apply. Your manager may be able to provide you with tips on how to prepare for an interview.

  • As a best practice, we advise that you work in your current position for a minimum of 6 months before applying for a new role within the organization. This time frame ensures that staffing and service levels within your current department are maintained, and that you complete at least one performance evaluation in your current position.

  • The recruiter will review your application. If you meet the minimum requirements, recruiter will contact you with next steps, answer any questions you have about the process and will forward your application to the hiring manager.

    The hiring manager will reach out to directly to schedule a meeting to discuss the role.

  • Send an email to or call anyone on the Talent Acquisition Team for assistance. We’ll reach out to troubleshoot and provide guidance on the submittal process through Lever.

  • The Recruiter reviews the overall work history and experience of the Applicant in relation to the role they are applying to. Although candidates do not need to meet 100% of the job description, there should be relevant or transferable skills and qualifications specific to the role to be considered.

  • Read the job description in full to ensure you understand the role.

    Research the department page on RCU Net to get a better understanding of the existing Team and what they do.

    Practice using the STAR method when answering interview questions (link to Indeed article – Get to Know Candidates with the STAR Interview Format). It is always best to use real life examples;
    *Situation – describe the issue
    *Task – what was your role in the situation
    *Action – how did you address or overcome the challenge
    *Result – what was the outcome, how did your efforts result in a positive resolution

    Come prepared to ask questions about the role. Here’s a link to an Indeed article to view some examples to use – |Career Coach Tips: 36 Questions To Ask in a Job Interview|.

    Be concise with your answers. Your time is limited in an interview so be thoughtful about your response. Answer the question and give the Interviewer a chance to ask clarifying questions if more detail is needed.

  • Once you have officially applied through Lever, the Talent Acquisition Team and the Hiring Manager will be able to see your application.