The Participant takes on the role of a recently recruited graduate who is on the company’s Management Trainee Scheme. The scheme is comprised of a series of 3-month placements working on a series of special projects, aimed at giving the individual a broad understanding of the organisation. The Exercise scenario involves the Participant managing a range of issues related to a new set of projects. Items within the In-Basket include emails, circulars and correspondence and the Participant has to process these items within the allotted time.
Note: This is an express version of the original exercise. Express exercises are condensed versions of their original counterparts. They assess fewer competencies and take less time to both complete and mark. VirtualAC refers to virtual assessment centre platform. A paper version of this Exercise is also available.
Why should you use this assessment?
This type of assessment is also called a job simulation or work simulation exercise as it can offer a realistic simulation of the skills required for a role. All you have to do is ensure it matches the skills or competencies you are looking to assess and is at the right level for the role you are recruiting for. Using this type of exercises help hiring decision-makers:
Not sure if this is the right assessment? Send us an uptodate job description including competencies that are critical to succeed in the role. We will send you our recommendations or discuss this with you.
****Talent Grader sources these exercises from our trusted partners to offer as part of the consultancy services. You do not need to be trained to use these exercises as we will support you in assessing your candidates and provide you with a detailed report, saving you time and effort. If you are a trained assessor, please contact us to purchase the assessment only and we will set you up as an assessor to mark the exercise. ****
We are committed to ensuring all our assessments are accessible and inclusive to our assessment participants. The virtual assessment centre exercises allow participants to change the font size, zoom in and out. The assessments’ duration can be adjusted to meet individual participant needs.
Whilst all our assessment platforms allow you to use screen reader, the virtual assessments are not compatible with the screen readers. Please discuss your individual needs with us so we can provide you the guidance and support necessary.
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