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  • Vue: Management Development Programme

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    Vue Case Study: Management Development Programme Client Profile Industry: Leisure Location: Nationwide Challenge Vue recognises that in any climate it makes sense to have a clear talent pipeline, especially for critical business roles, such as General Managers, and that by developing staff to progress into these roles, the business can respond quickly and effectively to situations […]

  • Exponential-e: Building Management Capability and Resilience

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    Exponential-e Case Study: Management Capability and Resilience Client Profile Industry Sector: Telecommunications Location: London Company Overview Exponential-e uses its own network to deliver business critical services including Cloud, Voice Services and Connectivity. From business Internet to Data Centre as a Service, to Cloud Aggregation, organisations large and small are running critical services underpinned by Exponential-e’s technological innovations. The difference between […]

  • Asda: Leadership Development Using Emotional Intelligence

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    Asda Case Study: Development Using Emotional Intelligence Client Profile Industry Sector: Retail Number of employees: Over 140,000 Location: Nationwide Challenge Following the successful launch of their new company-wide Leadership Framework, Asda wanted to fully embed the new leadership behaviours into the organisation’s DNA using a variety of interactive and engaging workshops aligned to each of the leadership behaviours. Asda […]

  • Booths: New Store Assessment Process

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    Booths Case Study: New Store Assessment Process  Client Profile Industry Sector: Food and Drink Retailer Number of employees: 3,000+ Location: Preston, UK Company Booths is a chain of high-end stores predominantly based in the North West of England, specialising in providing locally sourced, high quality foods and goods for its customers. Since the 1800s, five generations of the […]

  • VT Group: Graduate Assessment

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    VT Group Case Study: Graduate Assessment Client profile: Industry sector: Construction / Engineering Number of employees: 1,300+ Location: Worldwide    Challenge The Graduate Recruitment programme at VT Group was a core focus of the HR team in terms of planning and budget. The company conducts an annual recruitment round after which 12-14 graduates are taken on across […]

  • Leeds City Council: Ethnic Minority Development Centres

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    Leeds City Council Case Study: Ethnic Minority Development Centres Client Profile Industry Sector: Local Government Number of employees: 850 Location: Leeds, UK Challenge A key challenge within Leeds City Council was to address the under-representation of black and ethnic minority candidates within top ranking managerial positions. Several candidates existed within lower grades who showed potential to rise to the challenge […]

  • Boots Plc: Bespoke Assessment Exercise Design

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    At a&dc we pride ourselves on working in collaboration with all our clients to help develop the best assessment or development solution for their business needs.  Find out how we worked with Boots to create a bespoke assessment exercise design. Client Profile Industry sector: Retail Number of employees: 28,490 Location: Nottingham, UK Challenge Boots required 150 new Team […]

  • Blind in Business: Assessment Centre Practice for Graduates

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    Blind in Business Case Study: Assessment Centre Practice for Graduates Client Profile Industry sector: Not for Profit Number of employees: 4 Location: London, UK Challenge Recent statistics show that only 43% of visually impaired Graduates enter into full-time paid employment compared to 55% of non-disabled Graduates, highlighting the barriers that still exist in the employment market for those with […]

  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals: ‘Day in the Life’ Assessment

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    Ciba Specialty Chemicals Case Study: ‘Day in the Life’ Assessment Industry sector: Chemicals Number of employees: 14,000 Location: Basel, Switzerland Challenge Ciba had developed an effective company-wide competency framework, and had a clear idea of the types of Exercise they wanted to include in their Assessment Centres in order to assess potential Middle Managers against these competencies. Ciba were […]

  • SITA UK: Engaging & Cost-effective Graduate Assessment

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    SITA UK Case Study: Graduate Assessment  Client Profile Industry sector: Recycling & Waste Management Number of employees: 5,000+ Location: England Challenge The company had run its own graduate recruitment process in 2005 which had been designed, managed and delivered internally. With a great many applications received for the 2006 graduate recruitment process, SITA UK needed to ensure that a robust […]