Graduate assessment

Building a skilled workforce with agility, willingness for change and transferable skills and knowledge is a critical factor to achieve organisational success. Recruiting and developing graduates fresh from the education sector ensures a level of knowledge from the point of entry to the workforce. It saves time and money on some parts of development on-the-job if you obtain the right person at the beginning.

Objective assessment gives you the most effective information to select the graduate with the best prospect of being productive and successful in the workplace. Time and a small investment upfront can save time, money and effort later in training and managing the employee. We recommend that you use assessment options to select graduates.

When to use graduate assessment

Graduates are a critical part of your talent pipeline. Ensuring you identify their fit to join the organisation or for accelerated development is common for companies wanting to get the best from them. Typically, organisations will use graduate assessment for:

  • Recruitment: looking beyond their GPA to find the right cognitive, personality and behavioural fit
  • Identifying high-potential: assessing the general potential of a graduate already on-the-job against the competencies for their role

Options for graduate assessment

  • Cognitive testing 
  • Personality assessment 
  • Multi-rater 360 degree feedback tools 
  • Development centres

What graduate assessment provides

  • Cognitive ability 
  • Personality fit 
  • Leadership strengths and development areas 
  • Potential for leadership derailment 
  • Potential for future leadership 
  • Emotional intelligence

Benefits of graduate assessment

  • Objective assessment and reporting 
  • True potential is identified 
  • Better spend of development budget by targeting the actual needs 
  • Future leadership pipeline is identified

Customising graduate assessment

We are able to develop and approach and solution to meet your requirements, using a range of tools, methodologies and reports.


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