GUEST BLOG: Online tests – why employers use them and top tips about them


Guest blog written by Laura Blackledge, Student Recruitment Officer at PwC. Here Laura talks about online tests and some useful tip on how to be successful.  During the PwC recruitment process for Undergraduate work experience (first year opportunities, summer internships and placement years) and Graduate roles online psychometric tests are used in the initial selection. We … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Online tests – why employers use them and top tips about them

CAREERS BLOG: Assessment Centre Activity Afternoon Q&A


 Blog written by Rachel Jenkins, Employer Liaison Assistant, Careers Assessment Centre Activity Afternoon - 19th November 2014 Panel: Kelly McDonald: Careers Advisor (Chair) Rebecca Fullam: Nestle James Brazill: IBM Sarah-Annis Brookes: PwC Helen Taylor-Chadwick: Hiscox  Event Summary: Are you preparing for an assessment centre, or planning on applying for a graduate job or internship scheme next academic … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Assessment Centre Activity Afternoon Q&A

CAREERS BLOG: Assessment Centres – practice makes perfect


  Blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers If you’ve heard of assessment centres (run by employers, as part of their recruitment process), but are a bit uncertain of what exactly is involved, then read on for an intro to these sorts of events. Assessment centres are used by employers to observe a … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Assessment Centres – practice makes perfect

CAREERS BLOG – Aptitude tests (including Bloomberg)


Aptitude tests (or psychometric tests) are used by prospective employers to see whether you have the abilities and skills needed for a particular job.  They usually cover verbal, numerical and logical reasoning ability, and are used to give an objective assessment of candidates’ abilities.  You can’t revise for these tests, but as you need to … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG – Aptitude tests (including Bloomberg)

Postgrads! Try out new aptitude tests for free


Calling postgrad students in Economics, Mathematics, Management and Psychology. Saville Consulting are developing new verbal and numerical reasoning tests and are looking for volunteers to complete online assessments. There are two online tests, taking just over an hour in total to complete. The test period runs between 5 March and 15 May and the tests will … Continue reading Postgrads! Try out new aptitude tests for free