How to Succeed at Assessment Centres (Palgrave Career Skills)

How to Succeed at Assessment Centres (Palgrave Career Skills)

By: Kathleen Houston (author)Paperback

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With more students graduating than ever, it's imperative to get ahead in the graduate job market. This book guides you through interviews and assessment centres and teaches you how to succeed. Featuring practical exercises and advice from both employers and graduates, it's an invaluable resource for opening the door to your career.

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About Author

Kathleen Houston is Associate Lecturer at Lancaster University, UK and Senior Fellow of Employability and Enterprise at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. She is also an NHS Lay Adviser for panel interviews and recruitment and assessment centres. Eileen Cunningham is a Freelance Occupational Psychologist with expertise in psychometric assessment. She is also a university tutor and doctoral researcher at the University of Salford, UK.


Foreword 1. The Employer Perspective 2. Getting Selected 3. Psychometric and Assessment Day Tests 4. Numerical Ability Assessments 5. Verbal Reasoning Assessments 6. Observation by Assessors 7. Assessment Day Group Exercises 8. Assessment Day - Other Activities 9. Presentations - Prepared or Unprepared 10. The Interview Questions 11. Interview Preparation 12. Peak Performance Notes Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/12/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137469311
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9781137469311
  • weight: 355
  • ISBN10: 1137469315

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