The Ultimate EU Test Book Assessment Centre Edition

The Ultimate EU Test Book Assessment Centre Edition

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Facing the Assessment Centre, the final stage in selection competitions for permanent jobs in the EU institutions, can be a daunting challenge. This brand new edition of The Ultimate EU Test Book has been written by specialist trainers in EPSO competitions to give practical help to candidates. It explains what the assessors are really looking for and the important do's and don'ts it is essential to be aware of. Written in a lively hands-on style, this is a must-have resource for anyone preparing for the Assessment Centre.* How the EPSO Assessment Centre works, including a typical day* The EPSO competencies and how they are measured: Analysis and Problem Solving, Communicating, Delivering Quality and Results, Learning and Development, Prioritising and Organising, Resilience, Working with Others, Leadership * The exercises used to test the competencies, the keys to success and the pitfalls to avoid - the Case Study, the Oral Presentation, the Competency Based and Field Interviews, the Group Exercise, plus the In-tray* Full sample exercises with scoring keys * Recruitment & the Competency Passport * Relevant for all Administrator and Assistant competitions
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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0992974879
  • 9780992974879
  • 63,838

Table of contents

Chapters1. The EPSO Assessment Centre2. The EPSO Competency Framework3. The Case Study4. The Competency Based Interview (the Structured Interview)5. The Oral Presentation6. The Interview in the Field7. The In-tray (E-tray) Exercise8. The Group Exercise9. Recruitment10. What if You're Not on the Reserve List?Annexes1. Sample Case Study2. Competency Based Interview Questions3. Sample Oral Presentation4. Sample In-tray (E-tray) Exercise5. Sample Group Exercise6. Sample Competency Passports7. Glossary
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About Andras Baneth

Andras Baneth, a former EU official and an SHL-certified assessor, is a trainer, consultant and partner at Arboreus Online EU Training. He is also managing director of the Public Affairs Council's European office. He is the founding author of The Ultimate EU Test Book titles, Europe's leading preparation books for EPSO exams. Jan De Sutter has extensive experience in people development and management in both public and private sectors, and has served on EPSO Selection Boards, including as a Board president. He now operates as an independent trainer, focusing on personalised coaching and preparation for the EPSO Assessment Centre.
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