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  • Fit for Purpose? Considerations when using ‘Off-the-shelf’ versus ‘Customised’ Simulation Exercises

    Slides from Kay Lucker’s breakout session at the UK AC Conference 2013.

  • Are we missing a trick? Feedback delivery mechanisms and promotion decisions in Assessment Centers

    Slides from Yasin Rofcanin and Levent Sevenic’s breakout session at the UK AC Conference 2013.

  • Fair enough: Suggestions for ensuring a valid and equitable centre

    Slides from Charles Woodruffe’s keynote session at the UK AC Conference 2013.

  • Evidence-Based Practices in Assessment Centres

    Slides from Dan Hughes’ breakout session at the UK AC Conference 2013.

  • CMS Cameron McKenna: Trainee Solicitor Assessment

    Case Studies

    CMS Cameron McKenna Case Study: Trainee Solicitor Assessment  Client Profile Industry Sector: Legal Number of employees: 1,300 Location: London, UK Challenge Facing strong competition for talented new Trainee Solicitors, CMS Cameron McKenna first sought the help of a&dc in 2005 to design an assessment process which would identify the best new talent as well as being able to […]

  • Learning & Skills Council Case Study: Blended Learning for Managers

    Case Studies

    Learning & Skills Council Case Study: Blended Learning for Managers   Client Profile Industry Sector: Public Sector Number of employees: 3,500 Location: Nationwide Challenge Learning & Skills Council (LSC) had a vision that ‘ young people and adults in England have knowledge and skills matching the best in the world and are part of a truly competitive workforce’. Hardly surprising, […]

  • Travis Perkins Case Study: Introducing Management Development

    Case Studies

    Travis Perkins Case Study: Introducing Management Development  Client Profile Industry: Retail Employees: 24,000 Location: Nationwide Challenge In organisations where there has previously been little focus on developing existing employees, introducing the idea of assessment and the measurement of performance against defined competencies in a positive light can be a real challenge. Travis Perkins, contacted a&dc to […]

  • Aspen gets the best people with a&dc interview masterclasses

    Case Studies

    Aspen Case Study: Interview masterclasses Client Profile Industry: Insurance Location: Worldwide Challenge Aspen, the speciality insurance and re-insurance company, is working with leading assessment and selection consultancy, a&dc to provide a masterclass on recruitment and selection techniques in a bid to hire only the best new recruits.  This is part of Aspen’s aim to create […]

  • British Red Cross: Assessment for Redeployment

    Case Studies

    British Red Cross Case Study: Assessment for Redeployment  Client Profile Industry Sector: Not for Profit Number of employees: 33,000 volunteers, 2800 staff Location: UK Challenge Following analysis of existing Middle Management job descriptions, the British Red Cross Trading team recognised the need for these critical roles to be more strategically focused.  They required the team to be more commercial in […]

  • Ogilvy: SuperSaturday Assessment Events

    Case Studies

    Ogilvy Case Study: SuperSaturday  Client Profile Industry Sector:  Advertising Number of employees: 15,000 Location: International Challenge Ogilvy have been running their annual ‘SuperSaturday’ event in New York very successfully for a number of years. SuperSaturday is an Assessment Center for campus/graduate-level hires being recruited into the ‘Associate’ role within Ogilvy. This role is very prestigious, in a […]