On the eighth day of IG Recruitmas, we’re unwrapping the ultimate guide for graduates gearing up for assessment day success. Join us in discovering 12 tips to ace your assessment day.
Understand the Format:
Familiarise yourself with the assessment day format, including the types of assessments, group activities, and individual tasks.
Research the Company:
Gain in-depth knowledge about the company, its values, culture, and recent achievements. This will help you align your responses with the company’s ethos.
Review Your Application:
Revisit your application materials, including your resume and cover letter, to refresh your memory on the experiences and skills you’ve highlighted.
Practice Aptitude Tests:
If aptitude tests are part of the assessment, practice similar tests online to enhance your numerical, verbal, and logical reasoning skills.
Prepare for Interviews:
Anticipate common interview questions and practice your responses. Use the STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action, Result) to structure your answers.
Brush Up on Industry Knowledge:
Stay updated on industry trends, challenges, and advancements to showcase your awareness during discussions.
Choose professional attire that aligns with the company culture. Dressing well contributes to a positive first impression.
Mock Assessment Exercises:
Practice assessment exercises, such as group discussions or case studies, to familiarise yourself with the format and improve your performance.
Have thoughtful questions prepared for the interviewers. This demonstrates your genuine interest in the company and the role.
Enhance Your Presentation Skills:
If a presentation is required, practice delivering it clearly and engagingly. Time yourself to ensure you stay within the allotted duration.
Stay Informed on Current Affairs:
Be aware of current affairs and how they might relate to the industry. This can be useful for both individual and group discussions.
Boost your confidence by visualising a successful assessment day. Remind yourself of your achievements and capabilities.
Approaching a graduate assessment day with thorough preparation and a positive mindset will help you showcase your skills and potential effectively.