efc – efinancialcareers – have some examples of
from four questions finance firms’ psychometric test providers. Apparently without using a calculator, you should be able to answer these questions in ‘ well under five minutes’. It’s said that the actual tests are much harder!
Scary thought? Take at look at the information to help you on our
where you can find some practice tests and useful tips. Remember you can always come and website to your Placement Adviser or Careers Consultant. talk
Why should you take the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT)?
It could lead to a job or internship in the finance industry
It will help you to evaluate your skills
It’s a great addition to your CV
It’s open to all student and recent graduates – all levels and disciplines
Open to all students – but particularly those who are interested in working in the finance sector.
‘Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.’
Confucius, a Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure known for his aphorisms and models of social interaction.
SSTs are designed to assess the core strengths that are needed to work in a placement or graduate role with a particular recruiter. The test presents a series of scenarios that you are likely to encounter on a regular basis and looks at how you would respond to these, asking you to select from a list of multiple options.
Get some practice:
Sample assessment (although targeted at recruiters) Capp
Information about the strengths process that they use during recruitment EY
Test demo Nestlé
Basic information about the purpose of the test and how to approach it TfL
Simples! Contact them to see how they can help you!
Recent Brunel graduate? You can get help from the PDC for up to two years after graduation though it’s best to get in touch with us
sooner rather than later to maximise the help we can give you.
home and not able to get into uni? No worries! Get some help by email or ‘phone (some careers consultants also use Skype)!
Consultants can talk to you about your career options, check applications, give you interview advice, and more…
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and get some practice on the JobTestPrep site!
Play the role of a manager and improve your time management and prioritisation skills. Get an explanation for each question and a final score report
Graduate level questions that evaluate your judgement abilities in work related situations and conflicts. 12 questions in 30 minutes with explanations and score report Situational judgement test
Psychometric test practice hub
Psychometric test samples. The tests produce a score report, allowing you to review your results with access to explanations
So, who are we? We’re the
– known for short as the Placement and Careers Centre PCC – part of the School of Professional Development.
How can we help you? We can:
Give you CV examples and review your CV once you’ve written it
Check your cover letter/email
Help you with your job search – whether it’s work experience, or a part-time, placement, internship, or graduate opportunity
Talk through your career options – whether you’ve already decided what you want to do or have no idea
Help with your questions about postgraduate study
Help you to prepare for interviews, psychometric tests and assessment centres
Just come in and ask… You can find us on the
1st Floor in the Bannerman Centre – come in the main Library entrance and up the stairs in front of the Student Centre.
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