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Good preparation is key to performing well during demanding assessment-based interviews. They are designed to assess your suitability for a job, and you'll be tested carefully throughout
It's a series of tasks and activities that are structured around a one-, two- or three-day period to assess your suitability for a job.
Assessment centres typically comprise:
To find out more, see interview tests and exercises.
Assessment centres assess your performance in a range of situations and are generally used as the second or final stage of the selection process after preliminary interviews have taken place.
Likely to be designed around assessing you against the job competencies, assessment centres offer the advantage of allowing you to compensate for an activity not going well by excelling in another; the disadvantage is that you are under scrutiny for a lengthy period of time and this can be demanding.
Activities are usually timed, which means you are being assessed in your capacity to work under pressure.
As for interviews, good preparation is key. It's important to:
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