Assessment centres are designed to test candidates’ suitability for the role, the team, and the organisation. They can be in-person, digital or both. The may utilise a range of different technologies and techniques and can run over a few hours to a couple of days.
Success is based on your ability to meet strict company criteria and allows the employer to see what you can do, rather than what you say you can do. It is NOT a personal battle with fellow candidates.
During the Coronavirus Pandemic, many organisations moved their in-person assessment centres online. Many may now choose to run all their assessment centres remotely, whilst others may choose to combine in-person and digital activities.
Assessment centre activities explore candidates’:
- Understanding of the company / sector / job role