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Do you need to know more about the psychometric tests a particular employer uses? Or need advice on the selection process of a top consulting firm? Have no fear; AssessmentDay are here to guide you through the tests, questionnaires, exercises and interviews of the UK’s biggest employers.

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M&S

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For M&S you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Personality Questionnaire Assessment Centre Exercises practice tests Marks and Spencer is a major British multinational retailer with headquarters in London. Specialising in home products, luxury food and clothing, there is a broad variety of roles available with the company. […]

Accounting & Finance Consultancy

Experian

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For Experian you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Diagrammatic Reasoning Assessment Centre Exercises Situational Judgement Test Personality Questionnaire practice tests Founded in 1996, Experian is a global information services group and currently employ approximately 17,000 people worldwide. There is an extensive selection process in place to ensure […]

Consultancy Retail

Diageo

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For Diageo you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Assessment Centre Exercises practice tests Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business, trading in approximately 180 countries. The selection process involves psychometric testing fairly early on in the initial assessment stage. Assessing candidates’ numerical and verbal ability ensures […]

Engineering IT & Technology Retail

BP

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For BP you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Diagrammatic Reasoning Assessment Centre Exercises practice tests BP is one of the most successful energy companies in the world, operating on a global scale with projects in over 80 countries. Due to its substantial size and multiple locations, BP […]

Retail

Lidl

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For Lidl you need to practise one or more of these packs: Numerical Reasoning Assessment Centre Exercises practice tests Lidl are a German based retail chain with a large number of branches in the UK. They offer a variety of graduate programmes in a number of areas, ranging from retail to corporate management. The selection […]

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Ernst & Young

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For Ernst & Young you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Diagrammatic Reasoning Assessment Centre Exercises Situational Judgement Test practice tests As one of the largest professional services firms in the world, competition for employment or a place on one of EY’s graduate schemes is fierce, meaning that […]

Accounting & Finance Consultancy IT & Technology

Deloitte

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For Deloitte you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning E-Tray and In-Tray Exercises Assessment Centre Exercises practice tests As one of the Big Four, Deloitte have a rigorous selection process for employment roles and places on their graduate schemes, this is to ensure that only the most suitable […]

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Capital One

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For Capital One you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Assessment Centre Exercises practice tests As one of the top 10 credit card companies in the UK, Capital One can be quite selective in their recruitment. The selection process involves psychometric testing fairly early on at the initial […]

Engineering IT & Technology Retail

British Airways

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For British Airways you need to practise one or more of these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Logical Reasoning Situational Judgement Test Assessment Centre Exercises Personality Questionnaire practice tests The selection process for British Airways involves psychometric testing, which helps BA maintain a high calibre of staff by assessing candidates’ abilities. This stage of the […]

Accounting & Finance Banking

Barclays

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For Barclays you need to practise these packs: Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning practice tests To ensure quality of its workforce, Barclays uses numerical and verbal ability testing in its recruitment process, testing objectively and fairly for abilities essential to career success in banking. Barclays’ graduate programs are open to all graduates, and numerical/verbal reasoning tests […]

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Telephone Interview Questions

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Telephone interviews are generally conducted when there is a high volume of applicants for a given job, and the employer would like to find out who is suitable for an interview before arranging times and dates which can be more time consuming. The interview questions will be along the same lines as a face-to-face interview […]

Assessment Centres

PWC Telephone Interview

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A PWC telephone interview will be similar to any other telephone interview; however, they will focus more on the Global Core Competencies of their company, and expect you to have done your research on related topics in their field. The interviewer will most likely start with the normal questions of why you want to work […]

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PWC Partner Interview

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A partner interview is, as the name would suggest, an interview with one of the partners at the company you have applied to. At this stage in the recruitment process you will normally have been successful in the first interview and assessment day, and are now being assessed as to whether your personality would be […]

Assessment Centres

PWC Assessment Centre

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Assessment Centres are a part of the recruitment process for larger companies and organisations, used mostly for graduate and professional level candidates; they are often referred to as assessment days, and have between 6 and 20 candidates in attendance at one time. They can take place in one of a few places, including the company’s […]

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Writing a CV

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A CV, or Curriculum Vitae, is the standardised way to advertise yourself to prospective employers when job hunting, with your contact information, work & educational history, and a little about yourself all included. There are various ways to write out a CV between different countries and job type, this description will be focusing on the […]

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Writing a Cover Letter

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Cover Letters are a crucial factor in applying for, and gaining employment; they are usually sent to prospective employers with a CV, adding to any details left out of the CV and giving a more personal touch to the application. The basic layout of a professional cover letter includes: Contact information for the applicant should […]

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Competency Questions

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Competency questions, or competency-based questions, are simply questions about an individual’s competency in specific areas; they will be based around specific skills and qualities that a company deems important for their job role. These competencies could be dealing in Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, or Problem-Solving, amongst many others that may be specific to the job you […]

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UCL Finance Conference 2013

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AssessmentDay are proud to support the UCL Finance Conference 2013 which takes place on 1st February 2013. The UCL Finance Conference is one of the largest student-led finance conferences in Europe. Students can join delegates from top universities and listen to key speakers from the finance industry. Find out more by visiting their website uclfc.co.uk