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    Firstly, I am very confident in my math, so the numeral part is not a problem for me. However, I failed the GSK and UBS online test. I think these companies do not like my answers which reflect the personality and my thinking methods to the specific working situation problems.
    I am really curious about the answers to the working situation problems solving and dealing! Could someone talk about it?
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    For SJT tests, from the top of my head, you've got to show the following
    - a willingness to learn, try new things, not refuse new challenges, help people
    - not always bug your boss and keep asking for help when they are busy, use your initiative
    - be honest with mistakes, dont hide issues, dont be afraid to challenge certain people in the right way
    - keep the client the main centre of what you do
    - use your time productively, its not always about 'staying late, rush and get it compete' - dont be afraid to miss a previous set deadline as long as you inform your boss you may be late
    - be open: if theres an issue with your data in your presentation, or future issues you've only just found out about, then dont be afraid of highlighting that and make the best of what you have got
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    (Original post by BusMan21)
    For SJT tests, from the top of my head, you've got to show the following
    - a willingness to learn, try new things, not refuse new challenges, help people
    - not always bug your boss and keep asking for help when they are busy, use your initiative
    - be honest with mistakes, dont hide issues, dont be afraid to challenge certain people in the right way
    - keep the client the main centre of what you do
    - use your time productively, its not always about 'staying late, rush and get it compete' - dont be afraid to miss a previous set deadline as long as you inform your boss you may be late
    - be open: if theres an issue with your data in your presentation, or future issues you've only just found out about, then dont be afraid of highlighting that and make the best of what you have got
    Thank you very much! One more question, how to answer the accident working issues, for example, some unexpected things happened, should I ask senior colleagues to give help or other options? And stuff like that?
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    Thank you very much! One more question, how to answer the accident working issues, for example, some unexpected things happened, should I ask senior colleagues to give help or other options? And stuff like that?
    I would prioritise being honest and open and asking people who have been in similar questions for guidance instead of asking your boss to tell you what to do and (since he/she will be busy/senior/cant give better advice than other colleagues)
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    (Original post by BusMan21)
    I would prioritise being honest and open and asking people who have been in similar questions for guidance instead of asking your boss to tell you what to do and (since he/she will be busy/senior/cant give better advice than other colleagues)
    Thank you very much! Moreover, I met a question that asked me to do a decision. A delivery team who transported medicines met a situation that the police required traffic fees. Otherwise, they can only choose a distant road and spend more time and miss the deadline. So should I determine to pay the accident fees or ask the drivers choose other roads? This kind of decision-making test what kind of qualities?
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    (Original post by ztz510880394)
    Thank you very much! Moreover, I met a question that asked me to do a decision. A delivery team who transported medicines met a situation that the police required traffic fees. Otherwise, they can only choose a distant road and spend more time and miss the deadline. So should I determine to pay the accident fees or ask the drivers choose other roads? This kind of decision-making test what kind of qualities?
    That's a weird one. Was there a deadline? Was there a specific preference outlined in the question which one to choose?

    Sounds like there is a deadline and a task that must be completed, so that's the most important thing. So maybe you'd need to decide on paying fees for quicker road.
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    (Original post by ztz510880394)
    Thank you very much! One more question, how to answer the accident working issues, for example, some unexpected things happened, should I ask senior colleagues to give help or other options? And stuff like that?
    Choose the option that is the most efficient not only for you but also for the team you’d be working in. Sometimes that is asking for colleagues, sometimes it is not - really depends on the detail of the scenario
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Choose the option that is the most efficient not only for you but also for the team you’d be working in. Sometimes that is asking for colleagues, sometimes it is not - really depends on the detail of the scenario
    Thank you so much!
 
 
 
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