Burgess Salmon Assessments
Watson Glaser Critical Thinking
W-GCTA contains five sections designed to find out how good an individual is at analytical and logical reasoning and it measures ability to logically analyse assumptions, arguments, deductions, inferences and interpreting information.
The group exercise demonstrates how you work and perform in a team. The group will be presented with information, including a number of issues and you will need to produce solutions. Ensure to find a balance between speaking up and making your point but without dominating the group. You must show the assessor that you can work well in any situation, especially within a team as that is something that will be expected of you at the company.
You’ll be given material to read, usually a type of case study or brief relating to the company, and be expected to write a report. This will be to assess your written communication skills as well as grammar and vocab and how you would deal with given scenarios in the workplace.
This will in the form of an informal interview with a partner where you will be assessed on your behaviour, your knowledge and the way you handle certain scenarios. It will be relating to the role and you will also be expected to ask your partner questions about their role within the company. The assessor will be looking at how you perform under pressure so ensure to be prepared.