Organizations today use assessment centers to hire or promote their best talent as they are considered to be one of the best methods for evaluating an employee’s potential. They are generally used as a final stage of the selection process.
What Do Assessment Centers Do?
Assessment centers simulate real work situations and are widely used in identifying individuals who have the best abilities and skills to succeed in managerial and executive roles and to help guide them towards development of managerial skills and talent. Assessment centers are highly useful for hiring & promoting top talent, & succession planning & development.
Benefits Of Assessment Centers
They can offer an exhaustive, overall assessment which other methods in isolation fail to provide
They are one of the most reliable methods of assessing candidates especially in bulk graduate recruitment with candidates with less or no experience. Interviews, or any other method, taken alone, may be as low as 14% accurate. However, when scores from a combination of different selection exercises is used, their accuracy can rise well over 65%.
They are one of the most fair and transparent fair methods of selection, providing equal opportunities for all candidates
They are created to provide hiring managers with a lot more information than any other method can provide
Key Skills Measured
Verbal and written communication ability
Working under pressure
Co-operating with other people
Our team of psychologists uses the British Psychological Society standards of ethical administration of assessment centers. We are trained and experienced in running assessment centers. Our team members are also qualified from the European Federation of Psychologists Association and adhere to their code of ethics.
We use researched activities including in tray exercise, in basket exercises, simulations, role plays, ability tests, behavioral tests, business games and other tools to make sure that a candidate has been evaluated thoroughly.
Talk to a member of our team to discuss your needs and find out if an assessment center is the right solution for you.