Grant Thornton Assessments
These psychometric tests are designed to measure your numerical abilities and relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. These will be timed and so it is important that you practice and are prepared in advance so that you get your timings right. Grant Thornton use Kenexa as their test provider.
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 as well as your comprehension and grammar. These tests are also timed meaning a balance needs to be struck between reading and answering the questions. Practice is therefore vital. Grant Thornton use Kenexa as their test provider.
You will be given a group task involving a fictitious company and various problems which you’ll need to discuss within the group. You will be expected to demonstrate good team-work skills and you’ll be assessed as to how you perform within the group. It is important not to be too dominating but also avoid being too passive throughout, a happy balance needs to be achieved.
You will be given a series of topics which you will be expected to analyse and provide solutions and advice to a client – the assessor will act as the client. You will not be given a huge of amount of time to prepare however researching the company and how they do business is highly advised beforehand and will help with this part of the assessment.