Join Careercake for an in-depth discussion in this video In-tray exercises, part of How to Succeed at Assessment Centres.
- In-tray Exercises are very, very popular. … So typically you'll be given a scenario, … maybe somebody got sick or your manager is on annual leave. … You'll be given a huge amount of tasks, you'll be bombarded. … So maybe you are given reports, letters, emails, … telephone calls to make, telephone calls that you need … to return, lots and lots of things that require attention. … You will then be asked to prioritize those tasks. … How would you deal with all of these things, okay. … So you'll be asked to prioritize, maybe delegate … and give recommendations, and they'll want to know … your thoughts behind those decisions. … In this exercise, you'll be given background information. … So for example, an organizational structure … and a selection of letters, emails, reports, … and maybe telephone calls that have to be actioned. … You have to read each item and decide on the action … to be taken and the priority allocated to it. … There will be a tight time constraint, so expect somewhere …
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