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  • Graduate Trainee - Business Management - Babcock

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    Interview process

    Initially was a telephone interview, which lasted 20 minutes.

    At the assessment centre there was a one on one hour interview. Consisted of 9 competency questions which needed to include relevant experience as evidence to support my answers.

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    Interview tips

    Be friendly and enthusiastic.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    The company and everybody involved was very friendly. The Assessment centre was challenging and very tiring. It last from 9am until 4.30pm. The day consisted of an hour group scenario, then there was my presentation lasting 15 minutes. The subject was how University will help with transition into the work place. Next was the one to one hour interview and the day ended with a group tea building exercises which lasted about an 1 hour and 30 minutes

    Interview steps


    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video


    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric


    • Assessment centre
    • Group exercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

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