Ernst & Young Assessments
This comprises of a series of questions relating to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. You will have to take these psychometric tests again at the assessment day. All psychometric tests for E&Y are designed by Savilles.
This test comprises of a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical skills. You will have to take these again at the assessment day.
Diagrammatic / Logical Reasoning
This test comprises of questions relating to sequences of shapes and patterns. In each question there will be a missing step and you will be provided with a number of answers to choose from.
This test presents you with a series of challenging scenarios that one might encounter in the workplace and then a number of possible responses to the scenario. You then chose which one you feel is the best way to describe how you would react.
Prior to the assessment day you will be provided with a topic which you will be expected to research and then present to the group and in turn contribute to the group discussion. You will be assessed on how you work within a group.
This will be an individual exercise whereby you’ll make a series of phone calls and be asked a set of questions to assess your business awareness and task handling skills.
You will be provided with information and an objective and will be given 30 minutes to complete the task. You will then need to present to the assessors who will ask you various questions relating to the topic provided. It is important to make sure you are aware of the values of the organisation as well as their history and how they deal with clients. The questions are likely to include broader topics so preparation is key.
You’ll be asked to prepare a presentation on a topic given in front of one of the assessors in advance of the assessment centre. You will then be required to answer questions in order to demonstrate your knowledge of the company and how you would work under pressure. It is therefore vital that you do your research.