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    (Original post by CapgeminiGraduate)
    Hey guys I am new to The Student Room, hello everyone I just got into the software testing industry, I started a graduate programme 1 month ago for a company that is owned by Capgemini. They are having a large graduate intake this year... If anybody is interested in getting an interview, just message me and I'll give you the name of the firm and a link to details of the graduate programme and I can pass your CV on to them to ensure you get a telephone interview
    Whats in it for you to post eight identical posts pushing recruitment for CapGem?

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sear...duser&u=945762
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    Hi All,

    I recently applied into Metaswitch and it asked me to complete an online assessment (time: 15 mins). Any idea about their verbal and numeric reasoning questions? Difficulty?

    Thanks in advance.
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    If the company has examples online then they should give your an insight. Each company is different. Do a quick search on Google should bring up plenty of examples.
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    @welshwaynejack I couldnt find examples..i went to their provider and found something like 50 questions in 15 minutes.. OnDemandAssessment..
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    (Original post by Quady)
    Whats in it for you to post eight identical posts pushing recruitment for CapGem?

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sear...duser&u=945762
    The chance to be a smug moron probs.. thats what all capgem employees are like..
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    (Original post by grad_Start)
    Hi All,

    I recently applied into Metaswitch and it asked me to complete an online assessment (time: 15 mins). Any idea about their verbal and numeric reasoning questions? Difficulty?

    Thanks in advance.
    I didn't find it that difficult, its just relatively standard for one of these online tests. I imagine the only difference between the one for Metaswitch and other companies will be the value they consider to be worth interviewing.
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    I did a BTEC National Diploma IT Practitioners, and then went to university to study Software Engineering; now I'm just looking for a job.
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    I've just finished BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (software development) - my results should be D*D*D*, and before I go university, I need a full time job, will one the agencies mentioned give any temporary positions or is it a more permanent career?

    I want to go into games programming but obviously I need a degree and applied to the university course related to it.

    Would all of these agencies that consider straight A's at A level even consider my BTEC with the grades I have?

    In long term, I might plan to do software engineering if I have the capability and dedication to continue into the programming field.

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