Assessment Centres

Assessment Centres Advice

Be prepared for the more boring, but still essential part of the assessment process.

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If the thought of speaking in front of a mixed group of candidates and assessors fills you with dread, follow our ground rules for a perfect presentation.

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Many graduate employers use psychometric tests as part of the selection process for their graduate schemes. Here's what you should expect, and how you can prepare.

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Assessment centres aren’t all about tests and exercises – you’ll be expected to attend lunch or coffee breaks as well. Find out how to approach recruiters during these sessions!

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Recruiters want to know how their future employees will juggle tasks and deal with tricky situations, so some of them test potential staff by using in-tray exercises and case studies that simulate working life.

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You won’t be "seen" in the board room, and you won’t be the victim of an on-screen sacking. So don’t feel obliged to behave like you’re taking part in reality TV.

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Ace the graduate scheme assessment centre with these 4 tips on how you can be your best self on the spot! 

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In-tray and e-tray exercises are designed to test your ability to prioritise under the pressure of limited time. Find out how you can excel at them!

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Group exercises are highly adaptable instruments that let recruiters assess applicants’ teamwork abilities in a single setting.

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The case study exercise can be quite a tough nut to crack if you’re unsure what to keep an eye out for. Impress your recruiters with some of our tips!

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