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Assessment centres

  1. 1. 11INTERVIEWS + ASSESSMENTINTERVIEWS + ASSESSMENTCENTRESCENTRESProfessor Jayashree Sadri andProfessor Jayashree Sadri andDr. Sorab SadriDr. Sorab Sadri
  2. 2. 22Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresYou can assume that because you’ve got pastYou can assume that because you’ve got pastthe application form/CV stage that:the application form/CV stage that: They feel that you can do the jobThey feel that you can do the job That they want to know more about youThat they want to know more about youSo why select further?So why select further? To assess the knowledge that you have marketed in your initialTo assess the knowledge that you have marketed in your initialapplicationapplication To evaluate your transferable skills under pressureTo evaluate your transferable skills under pressure To judge how you would fit into theirTo judge how you would fit into theirorganisation/institution/departmentorganisation/institution/departmentBUTBUT It is also an opportunity for you to judge whetherIt is also an opportunity for you to judge whether youyou want to work forwant to work forthemthem
  3. 3. 33Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresTough interview questionsTough interview questions What would you describe as your greatest strength?What would you describe as your greatest strength? What would you say is your major weakness?What would you say is your major weakness? How would you define your approach to team working?How would you define your approach to team working? What would you say is your greatest achievement and why?What would you say is your greatest achievement and why? What are your main research interests?What are your main research interests? Describe how you have overcome a major obstacle in your field ofDescribe how you have overcome a major obstacle in your field ofresearchresearch How would the skills gained from your research/previousHow would the skills gained from your research/previousemployment help our organisation?employment help our organisation? How would your research knowledge help you in the role for whichHow would your research knowledge help you in the role for whichyou have applied?you have applied? What are the current issues facing…?What are the current issues facing…?
  4. 4. 44Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresAssessing your interpersonal skills/reactionsAssessing your interpersonal skills/reactionsWhat impression are you hoping to create?What impression are you hoping to create?Dress code:Dress code: formal/informalformal/informal ‘‘company culture’company culture’Body LanguageBody Language handshakehandshake eye contacteye contact mannerismsmannerisms open/close postureopen/close posture SmileSmileWhat approach are the interviewers adoptingWhat approach are the interviewers adopting?? style of questionsstyle of questions pace of interviewpace of interview body language inc. note takingbody language inc. note taking friendly/business likefriendly/business like
  5. 5. 55Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresAssessment centresAssessment centres group discussionsgroup discussions case studiescase studies in – tray/email priority exercisesin – tray/email priority exercises role playrole play presentationspresentations aptitude / psychometric tests, eg:aptitude / psychometric tests, eg: logical thinkinglogical thinking verbal reasoningverbal reasoning numericalnumerical spatial awarenessspatial awareness personality – preferred styles of behaviourpersonality – preferred styles of behaviour panel interviewspanel interviews
  6. 6. 66Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centres
  7. 7. 77Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresAnd finally…And finally… Arrive earlyArrive early Know your application – take a copyKnow your application – take a copyof your application form/CVof your application form/CV Remember why you are thereRemember why you are there Stay calm – everyone else isStay calm – everyone else isnervous as well!nervous as well!Plan, Prepare, PresentPlan, Prepare, Present
  8. 8. 88Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresSome sources of information on applicationsSome sources of information on applicationsVideos/DVD’sVideos/DVD’s Can I have a few minutes of your timeCan I have a few minutes of your time Your jobs on lineYour jobs on line Why ask me that?Why ask me that? The assessment centre videoThe assessment centre videoBooksBooks Tony Vickers,Tony Vickers, From CV to Shortlist, Job Hunting for professionalsFrom CV to Shortlist, Job Hunting for professionals Pub. KoganPub. KoganPagePage Jan Perrett,Jan Perrett, Job Hunting after University or CollegeJob Hunting after University or College Pub. Kogan PagePub. Kogan Page Gerald Higgingbottom,Gerald Higgingbottom, CV’s for GraduatesCV’s for Graduates Pub. EssentialsPub. Essentials Great answers to tough interview questionsGreat answers to tough interview questions Pub. Kogan PagePub. Kogan Page Mike Bryon,Mike Bryon, How to pass graduate recruitment testsHow to pass graduate recruitment tests Pub. Kogan PagePub. Kogan Page Roy Van Den Brink, Critical thinking for students Pub. HowtobooksRoy Van Den Brink, Critical thinking for students Pub. Howtobooks Alec Fisher, Critical thinking, Pub. Cambridge University PressAlec Fisher, Critical thinking, Pub. Cambridge University PressProspects PlannerProspects Planner Route 5Route 5
  9. 9. 99Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresSome sources of Information for International students:Some sources of Information for International students:www.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/work_permits.htmlwww.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/work_permits.htmlThis is the organisation that administers the UK work permits systemThis is the organisation that administers the UK work permits systemwww.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/schemes_and_programmes/www.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/schemes_and_programmes/hsp/highly_skilled_migrant.html?hsp/highly_skilled_migrant.html?This outlines details of the Highly skilled migrant programme for the UKThis outlines details of the Highly skilled migrant programme for the UKwww.dfes.gov.uk/international-students/wituk.shtmlwww.dfes.gov.uk/international-students/wituk.shtmlThis outlines the eased restrictions for taking up part-time work in the UK while you areThis outlines the eased restrictions for taking up part-time work in the UK while you arestudyingstudyingwww.ukcosa.org.uk/www.ukcosa.org.uk/This site has information on studying and working in the UKThis site has information on studying and working in the UKhttp://www.ukcosa.org.uk/images/workafter.pdfhttp://www.ukcosa.org.uk/images/workafter.pdfThis additional link is a pdf file outline work regulation issuesThis additional link is a pdf file outline work regulation issueswww.naric.org.uk/enquiries.htmwww.naric.org.uk/enquiries.htmThis is an organisation that will help you convert your existing international qualifications intoThis is an organisation that will help you convert your existing international qualifications intoa UK equivalent.a UK equivalent. There is a charge for this service.There is a charge for this service.
  10. 10. 99Interviews and assessment centresInterviews and assessment centresSome sources of Information for International students:Some sources of Information for International students:www.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/work_permits.htmlwww.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/work_permits.htmlThis is the organisation that administers the UK work permits systemThis is the organisation that administers the UK work permits systemwww.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/schemes_and_programmes/www.workingintheuk.gov.uk/working_in_the_uk/en/homepage/schemes_and_programmes/hsp/highly_skilled_migrant.html?hsp/highly_skilled_migrant.html?This outlines details of the Highly skilled migrant programme for the UKThis outlines details of the Highly skilled migrant programme for the UKwww.dfes.gov.uk/international-students/wituk.shtmlwww.dfes.gov.uk/international-students/wituk.shtmlThis outlines the eased restrictions for taking up part-time work in the UK while you areThis outlines the eased restrictions for taking up part-time work in the UK while you arestudyingstudyingwww.ukcosa.org.uk/www.ukcosa.org.uk/This site has information on studying and working in the UKThis site has information on studying and working in the UKhttp://www.ukcosa.org.uk/images/workafter.pdfhttp://www.ukcosa.org.uk/images/workafter.pdfThis additional link is a pdf file outline work regulation issuesThis additional link is a pdf file outline work regulation issueswww.naric.org.uk/enquiries.htmwww.naric.org.uk/enquiries.htmThis is an organisation that will help you convert your existing international qualifications intoThis is an organisation that will help you convert your existing international qualifications intoa UK equivalent.a UK equivalent. There is a charge for this service.There is a charge for this service.

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