Join Careercake for an in-depth discussion in this video Work simulations, part of How to Succeed at Assessment Centres.
- Throughout the day, … you're likely to be given a work simulation activity, … so it could be an intro exercise, a case study to work on, … or maybe some role plays. … They want to assess how you're going to function … within the actual role, okay? … So they might ask that you pretend that you're an employee, … you're in this role, you're doing it day in, day out. … and you have to deal with an angry customer, … or an underperforming member of the team. … You might be given some information … and then be asked to go away and make a business decision, … how did you get to that business decision, … what's your logical thinkin', they want to see that. … They might ask you to do an in tray exercise, … so give you loads and loads of tasks and say, … "The day's really really busy, … "how would you prioritize all of these?" … So they're going to be assessing you on a lot of stuff here. … Typical skills and attributes assessed in work simulations, … are leadership ability, … decision making and taking responsibility. …
This course was created by Careercake, the careers content platform. We are pleased to host this training in our library.
- Making a good first impression
- Work simulations
- Role plays
- Acing the interview
- Following up after the assessment