Assessment centres

Candidates are usually invited to an assessment centre after a successful initial interview and before final selection.  Assessment centres run over one or more days and consist of a series of tasks intended to give employers an insight into how you respond in a variety of situations.

How to succeed in assessment centres

Assessment centres can be an intimidating prospect, but they’re also an essential step in the recruitment process for many large employers. If you’ve been invited to an assessment centre and don’t know how to prepare, then don’t worry! LSE Careers can help you get ready for this. All assessment centres are different, but we also have a lot of resources […]

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How to perform well in group exercises

The group exercise is a common component of most assessment centres and something that you are likely to become quite familiar with as you navigate your path into employment. Whether you’re taking part in a group discussion, team case study, role play or a ‘design and build’ team game, employers are interested in observing how you interact with others. As […]

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Tips to master presentations

1. Preparation is key If you have a presentation to do, no matter how well you know the subject, don’t think you can just make it up as you go along. Preparation is very important, and you need to make sure that you have a structure to your presentation to ensure your audience is engaged and your content is clear. […]

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How to improve your presentation skills

Presentations are an integral element in the recruitment process for many organisations, and are something that few of us really enjoy, particularly when so much is at stake. The good news is that practice definitely makes perfect, and you’ll find that each time you present you will become more comfortable as long as you follow a few basic guidelines. There […]

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Selection processes

Once you successfully get through the first stage of the application process to the next round – you’re on your way from being a possible employee to a probable employee and should feel proud that your application has impressed your potential employers. There are, however, a number of ways in which an employer may assess your suitability for a job […]

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Mock Assessment centre

Starts: 15 Mar 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Mar 2018 5:00 PM
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Assessment centres are a critical part of the recruitment process for many employers. This workshop is structured to simulate parts of a typical assessment day and will provide an overview of the types of tasks involved.

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