Guest blog: Succeeding in assessment centres


 In this post Laura Blackledge, Student Recruitment Officer at PwC, for the University of York, shares invaluable insight into how to succeed in assessment centres. Don’t forget that Careers will be running an Interview and Assessment Centre experience event on 7 Feb, which PwC will be attending. Book your placement using the above link. Why … Continue reading Guest blog: Succeeding in assessment centres

GUEST BLOG: Undertaking numerical tests as part of the recruitment process


 Guest blog written by Matt Arnerich, content writer, Inspiring Interns. More and more companies are now beginning to utilise numerical testing when recruiting graduates,  and all kinds of companies including the Big Four accounting firms are now placing importance on these kind of in-house tests over and above exam results. Sectors including analytics, accountancy, finance, and … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Undertaking numerical tests as part of the recruitment process

CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – psychometric tests


 Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers As part of the recruitment and selection process, some employers use aptitude tests (sometimes referred to psychometric tests). These tests are used to measure specific abilities – common tests often cover numerical, verbal and abstract reasoning. Some employers use them early on in the process, … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – psychometric tests

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