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Assessment centre success : your ultimate resource of practice exercises and sample questions to help you ace the activities, beat the competition and impress employers

Author: Tony Weightman
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Kogan Page Limited, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perform well and land that dream job with this bank of real assessment centre exercises, including both individual and group activities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weightman, Tony.
Assessment centre success.
London ; New York : Kogan Page, [2018]
(DLC) 2018024734
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Weightman
ISBN: 9780749483142 0749483148
OCLC Number: 1039212962
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 236 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
What is an assessment centre?; What is it?; Why are they used?; What does this mean for me? --
What employers are looking for; Review the job description; Identifying competencies; Identify and develop exercises; What happens next?; Assessment centre --
How will it work?; Invitation; Start; Exercises; Interviews; Results; Feedback; Practice makes perfect --
How to prepare for an assessment centre; Invitation; Arrival/geography; Practice; Advice; Exercises set to be completed before the event --
Individual exercises: communicationGetting the brief; Written report; Formal presentation; Combined brief; Feedback to other candidates --
Individual exercises: analysis; The in-tray priority exercise; Business case study; Self-evaluation; Role-play exercises --
Group exercises; The OPPOSE model; Group discussions; Problem-solving activities; Spanning structures; Problem-solving theoretical exercises; Follow-up exercises --
Psychometric tests; Personality/working preference profile; Aptitude tests; Skills tests; Only one part of the process; References --
The interview; How the employer prepares; How to prepare for the questions; Answering questions; Asking questions; The interview process --
Dealing with difficulties and how to perform on the day; Polite and positive; Arrival; Exercises; Difficulties; At the end --
Gaining feedback after the event; Preparation; The feedback; The end --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1 Model answer for identifying skills from a job description --
Appendix 2 Model answer for written report 1 --
Appendix 3 Model answer for written report 2 --
Appendix 4 Presentation planning template --
Appendix 5 Example of presentation feedback using POOSA.
Other Titles: Assessment center success
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