Can you think on your feet? Are you good at coping with a range of tasks? Do you enjoy being challenged? Do you work well in a team? If you answered yes to the above then you will probably thrive at any Assessment Centre. What is an Assessment Centre? If you are in your final … More How to survive Assessment Centres – expect the unexpected
You’ve sailed through the online tests, you’ve done the e-tray, you’ve passed the video interview- and now it’s on to the Fast Stream Assessment Centre. Well done for making it so far! Read on to find out how to give the FSAC your very best shot, and don’t forget to read the FSAC Guide (*updated … More How to Smash the Fast Stream Assessment Centre
If you have been invited to an assessment centre, you might find that you will be asked to give a presentation. Usually you’ll be given information about how long the presentation should be and, in most cases, you will also be given a topic to present on. If you are not given a topic in advance, … More Preparing for an Assessment Day presentation
What are Technical Interviews? If you are applying for a technical job, employers may well ask you to attend a specific Technical Interview (or they may ask you some technical questions as part of a general interview). This is so they can find out more about your technical skills and abilities, whereas competency interviews will … More Technical Interviews
The term psychometric testing can sound a bit daunting. This is partly because it has become a catch-all phrase applied to any kind of assessment activity used to evaluate skills, knowledge, abilities, personality traits, and attitudes. Many companies who require you to complete some form of psychometric testing will make practice tests available to you … More Psychometric Testing: Preparation
At some point in your career journey, you may find yourself having to attend an assessment centre. This is where employers assess how suitable you are for a particular role, by seeing you use the skills / competencies they require for the job. On an application form or at interview, employers will ask you questions … More Assessment Centres – the group part
What is commercial awareness? Commercial awareness is sometimes also referred to as ‘business focus’, ‘client focus’, ‘business understanding’ or ‘passion for business’. Basically it is about having an interest in, and an understanding of, the business world that organisations operate in. This includes: familiarity with the company (its customers, competitors and suppliers) knowing what is … More Commercial awareness: how do I show employers I have it?