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    • Thread Starter

    Hi all

    i have a group assessment at john lewis in edinburgh next wednesday for an xmas temp position and was wondering what is involved

    I had one of these today and this is what happened: There was about 12 people, and we went into this meeting room where we sat at 3 tables of 4 people, and an assessor sat at each table. The woman at the front as well as the other 3 staff members at the tables introduced themselves, then they go through the group and everybody introduces themselves and states an 'interesting fact' (so have one prepared for that).

    After that we were given a sheet which had 3 scenarios on, they consisted of things like "a customer has ordered a vacuum but it hasn't arrived for collection yet, how would you deal with this?". You just write a small paragraph about how you'd react, I found them to be fairly easy, and you have 20 minutes to do it. It's an individual task, not a group one.

    The second part is where you interact with the group; you're given a list of 5 tasks that your manager wants you to complete during your shift, and you have to discuss which order you would prioritize the tasks in. When the 20 minutes is up, you have to explain to the assessor at your table why you put them in that order.

    They're mostly looking for how vocal you are in the group and how much you contribute etc. And there was no 1 on 1 interview. Maybe it would be slightly different for you, but I hope this helped.
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    thanks when will you know if you got the job or not?
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