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During the recruitment process, you'll be asked to take a number of different ESM tests. You are asked to complete these tests online. To successfully move on to the next stage of the hiring process, utilise JobTestPrep's comprehensive preparation packages to give yourself the best chance of success.


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ESM Interview Process

Behavioral interview questions are less straightforward than a traditional face-to-face interview questions. Companies use this type of interview to predict how you may react to situations in your new position based on the behaviors you have exhibited in the past. When answering your interviewer’s questions, be sure to include the following details:

  • A specific situation
  • Tasks that needed to be completed
  • Your course of action
  • The outcome

It is important to note that there are no right or wrong answers during this type of interview – your interviewer is merely trying to understand how you have handled given situations. This is done to determine if your skills match the competencies required for the position they have available within their company.

Should I Choose "Strongly Agree/Disagree" or "Agree/Disagree in the ESM Personality Tests?"

There are different kinds of questions found on personality assessment tests. When given a statement with extreme statements such as "always" and "never," you should answer them with less extreme answers such as "agree" and "not strongly agree." However, there are times during a personality test in which you should choose "strongly agree" or "strongly disagree." You should choose "strongly agree" when the following types of questions are asked:

  • Most people are honest by nature.
  • Most people can be trusted.
  • Very few people steal at work.
  • I cannot remember the last time I lost my temper at work.
  • I rarely worry about how well I'm doing at my job.

You should choose strongly disagree when asked the following types of questions:

  • It is human nature to steal from others.
  • Most people cannot be trusted.
  • Sometimes my co-workers annoy me.
  • I sometimes worry about losing my job because of office politics.
  • Sometimes I don't feel able to handle all my work responsibilities.

When Should I start Preparing for my ESM Test?

As a rule, you should start preparing yourself for the ESM test as soon as possible. Preparation is key to understanding not only the structure of the test you will need to take during the ESM recruitment process, but also the appropriate responses to the questions that will be asked.

How Long Will the ESM Recruitment Process Take?

The ESM recruitment process can take several weeks. The screening process usually involves an initial phone interview, as well as an assessment centre where you will be met with group exercises, aptitude tests, and a face-to-face interview. Once you have completed all of these steps, the company will contact you as to whether or not you will be offered the position.


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