Assessment Centres

"I had so much fun!"
KPMG - video
Tina Kimfumu and Lydia Luff, Graduate Trainees at KPMG, describe their experiences of the company's assessment centre – from mathematical tests, to the interview stage.
“If you’re passionate, it’ll come through”
Network Rail - podcast
Civil Engineering graduate Alex says that being authentic is the best way to approach an assessment centre – because every company needs different types of people.
Get an insight into what Atkins is all about
Atkins - podcast
Geotechnical Engineer Suzzy gives us the lowdown on Atkins’ assessment centre in Birmingham. Find out what to expect!
Get "the opportunity to learn and network"
Procter & Gamble - podcast
Georgie, Talent Supply Manager, talks Carla through P&G’s two- to three-day Career Academy.
How to succeed at assessment centres: group activities
CGG - blog
An almost inevitable part of any assessment day and part of CGG’s assessment day is a group activity, here are some top tips on how to succeed.
Presenting during Atkins' assessment centre
Atkins - podcast
Atkins graduate Dan describes his experience of presenting during the assessment centre, and shares his advice for future applicants.
Tesco's Discovery Centre
Tesco - podcast
Robyn, who studied Biochemistry at St. Andrews, describes an important part of Tesco's application process.
"Preparation is absolutely key."
Arup - podcast
Clare, Arup's Resourcing Partner, gives us her top tips on how to make the most of the assessment centre.
SSE’s Candidate Day
SSE - podcast
Michael and Craig talk Jess through SSE’s assessment centre and give some helpful hints and tips on how to succeed.
"We don't just want to get to know you – we want you to get to know us!"
CGG - podcast
Recruitment Advisor, Natasha, and Recruitment Co-ordinator, Gemma, describe CGG’s graduate assessment centre, and share their hints and tips.
Graduate recruitment - assessment centre
Atkins - video
Been invited to one of our graduate assessment centres? Watch this video before attending.
Admiralty Interview Board
Royal Navy - podcast
Royal Navy Officers describe the Admiralty Interview Board - an important part of the application process.
How to succeed at assessment centres: preparation
CGG - blog
A whole day of ‘assessment’ can sound scary and intimidating, however if you are well prepared they can actually be a lot of fun.
How to impress at the assessment centre
BOC - podcast
BOC graduates give us some advice on how to impress at the assessment centre.
Everyone has a part to play
SSE - podcast
Listen to the advice of four SSE graduates on how to approach the assessment-centre stage of the application process.
Assessment centre at Croda
Croda - video
Take a peek and see how they work!
What you need to know about assessment centres
Arup - podcast
Andy, from the Early Careers Team, gives us an insight into their assessment centre and what happens on the day.
Sellafield's 9 tips on how to prepare for a graduate assessment centre
Sellafield Ltd - blog
You’ve passed your online application form, your aptitude test and your telephone interview — now it’s time to ace the graduate assessment centre!