The Ultimate EU Test Book 2012

The Ultimate EU Test Book 2012


By (author) Andras Baneth

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  • Publisher: John Harper Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 184mm x 244mm x 22mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 13 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0956450881
  • ISBN 13: 9780956450883
  • Edition statement: 2nd assistant ed
  • Sales rank: 13,659

Product description

The Ultimate EU Test Book - ASSISTANT edition 2012 helps candidates prepare and practise for the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) Assistant-level competitions. Packed with guidance, useful tips and practical exercises and fully comprehensive in coverage, it is a complete all-in-one toolkit for candidates. The book provides a full range of materials to assist candidates from start to finish, as well as a detailed description of how the EU recruitment process works. There are individual chapters on how to succeed in verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning tests, plus full practice exercises with 150 sample verbal reasoning test questions, 150 numerical reasoning questions and 100 abstract reasoning questions - all with explanations of what the correct answer is and why. Other features of the book include 190 questions-with-answers on the professional skills tested by EPSO - organising and prioritising, computer literacy and accuracy, plus situational judgement tests and the tests to be faced at the Assessment Centre, including the structured interview and a full in-tray exercise, together with explanations of how your performance in these will be assessed. Now used by thousands of candidates every year, The Ultimate EU Test Book is the one book you cannot be without in preparing for EU recruitment competitions. Note: A separate edition is available for Administrator (AD) candidates.

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Author information

Andras BANETH is a trainer, consultant and senior partner at Arboreus Online EU Training and a former official at the European Commission and the European Court of Justice. The supporting team of contributors includes specialists in the design of psychometric tests and in the EU exam process.

Table of contents

Introduction. The EU Personnel Selection and Recruitment Process for Assistants PART I: PRE-SELECTION - PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS 1. Verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning tests in EPSO Assistant exams 2. Succeeding in Verbal Reasoning tests 3. Verbal Reasoning Test: 150 Questions and Answers 4. Succeeding in Numerical reasoning Tests 5. Numerical Reasoning Test: 150 Questions and Answers 6. Succeeding in Abstract Reasoning Tests 7. Abstract Reasoning Test: 100 Questions and Answers 8. Succeeding in Situational Judgement Tests PART II: PRE-SELECTION - PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TESTS 1. Organising and Prioritising Test: 60 Questions and Answers 2. Computer Literacy Test: 50 Questions and Answers 3. Accuracy Test: 80 Questions and Answers PART III: THE ASSESSMENT CENTRE FOR ASSISTANTS 1. About Assessment Centres and Exercises 2. The Structured Interview 3. The In-Tray Exercise 4. Sample Assessment Centre Reports