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6 Benefits of an Assessment Centre

What is an assessment centre?
An assessment centre is a group interview in which you complete tasks and exercises which allow recruiters or companies to see the skills needed for the role at hand. For example, an assessment centre for recruitment roles will involve testing team work or how well you can sell something.

Whilst applying for grad schemes or graduate roles, candidates are often faced with Assessment Centres as the chosen interview method here at 1PGR we have compiled a list of 6 reasons why!

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8 Skills you use over Christmas that transfer perfectly to Recruitment

Considering working in recruitment but don’t think you have the necessary skills? You thought wrong.

This Christmas whilst back at home for the holidays sitting by the fire in your Christmas jumper and slippers tucking into some cold turkey sandwiches you are going to be using various transferable skills without even realising that they are perfect for recruitment! 

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6 Reasons To Get Involved In Societies At University

One of the joys of University (apart from no one nagging you about washing your socks and being able to regularly wear fancy dress on a night out) is having the chance to try out lots of new hobbies and maybe find skills you didn’t know you had through societies! It might be the only time in your life in which you can try out such an array of activities, so here are some reasons as to why you should be getting involved. 

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Insight into the Graduate Job Market in a Professional Working Survey by 1PGR

207 18–29 year olds (103 male 104 Female) took part in a survey to find out more about their recent experience of the graduate job market. Our findings were very interesting and 1PGR has compiled a short report on the trends and insights that were uncovered. 

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5 Reasons Why You Need To Be Applying For Graduate Roles Early

Tired of hearing from lecturers or your parents that you should be thinking about your graduate career? Not sure why you need to apply early, or understand what the rush is? 1PGR is here to help. 

Here are 5 reasons why you should be applying for graduate roles RIGHT NOW

 

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