Description & Features

The Participant assumes the role of a Regional Director of a Public Sector Agency responsible for the collation and ongoing analysis of demographic data within the UK. The In-Basket contains issues relating to staff, such as recruitment, staff development and the results of a recent Employee Opinion Survey, as well as some issues with direct reports. It also contains items regarding the use of new technology for data analysis, commercial opportunities for the use of their data and various other strategic initiatives.

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:

  • improve objectivity and minimize biases from interviews and
  • deliver constructive feedback to candidates improving their experience.

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. ****


Key Information
Online - desktop / tablet, Virtual AC
85 mins
English (AUS), English (UK), English (US)
Free trial: No
No training required to use

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What's included
  • Advice and support in choosing the right assessments
  • Invites and reminders to candidates
  • Assessment of candidate responses by trained assessors
  • A detailed candidate feedback report

Request pricing

What's included
  • Advice and support in choosing the right assessments
  • Invites and reminders to candidates
  • Assessment of candidate responses by trained assessors
  • A detailed candidate feedback report