Student story: My first assessment centre group exercise practice

Nadim Ahmed, second year BSc Accounting and Management student, recently attended the Grant Thornton group exercise practice. He tells us more about his experience below… What happened? We were given an assignment brief which outlined the objectives of the project and the main questions we were required to answer; this was supplemented with theoretical data. Then … More Student story: My first assessment centre group exercise practice

Commercial awareness: how do I show employers I have it?

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?

Tips to improve your numerical test score

The short answer is practice. The long answer is… more practice. That might sound simple enough, but getting the right type of practice is key to effective preparation that will hopefully ultimately boost your test score. Careers & Enterprise have a subscription to full length psychometric tests, which provides feedback on your performance with tips … More Tips to improve your numerical test score