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The following is a Graduate Review for DSTL.

DSTL scores 3.3/5 based on 346 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from DSTL. Employees are asked to rate DSTL on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?

Best

Fully flexible hours - no core hours and can take full days off using flexi, so don't have to use all your annual leave.

Worst

Lower salary than in industry, but benefits and interesting work definitely make up for it.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Current salary: £27,000 - £29,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:15

Finish: 16:15

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Look at the Civil Service competencies and align application answers to them
Use STAR approach when giving competency examples
Focus on what YOU did ("I did this", rather than "we did this")
Drive home any extra-curricular learning you've done, e.g. online courses outside of university

Do you have any interview tips?

Use STAR approach when giving competency examples
Focus on what YOU did ("I did this", rather than "we did this")
Drive home any extra-curricular learning you've done, e.g. online courses outside of university

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