SIFT INTERVIEW - one tiny question

Waspie

War Hero
Nope! Sorry.

A sift interview outside the RN normally means that interviewers will sort through applications to see who they wish to attend an interview.

Fraid you will have to wait for one of the CA staff to reply to this one.
 

InWaiting

Midshipman
I always just assumed it came from the word "sift" which would refer to "sifting" out candidates with real potential to pass the AIB.

Sift:

VERB
Put (a fine, loose, or powdery substance) through a sieve so as to remove lumps or large particles.
NOUN
An act of sifting something, esp. so as to isolate that which is most important or
 

Waspie

War Hero
I always just assumed it came from the word "sift" which would refer to "sifting" out candidates with real potential to pass the AIB.

Sift:

VERB
Put (a fine, loose, or powdery substance) through a sieve so as to remove lumps or large particles.
NOUN
An act of sifting something, esp. so as to isolate that which is most important or
AIB - assumption!! May be correct but in the services assumption is the mothers of ALL **** ups!
 

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