HOW WE RECRUIT

We have to be right for each other. So we make no apology for saying that our application and selection process is pretty thorough.

Your application and assessment will be specific to the role or programme you’re interested in. However, we have different processes for our Early Careers and Experienced Hire roles, although we follow the same process for ALL opportunities across each category. By being consistent we can be fair to all applicants.

Good luck with your application – use it as an opportunity to show us what you can do but also to learn more about us.

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> HOW WE RECRUIT
FOR EXPERIENCED POSITIONS


> HOW WE RECRUIT
FOR EARLY CAREERS POSITIONS

HINTS AND TIPS

Our recruitment processes are is designed to be as fair and straightforward as possible. To make sure everyone gets the most out of it, there are some handy hints and tips to bear in mind at each stage.

HOW WE RECRUIT FOR EXPERIENCED POSITIONS

The content of your application and assessment will be specific to the role you are applying for, however, the process will always be fair and consistent for all candidates.

Here’s the process, step by step:

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APPLICATION

Apply via a link within the job posting on our search and apply screen, following the instructions.

The first part of the application is your candidate profile, you can choose whether you fill in all of the profile fields, attach your CV or even provide a link to your LinkedIn profile instead. Next you will be taken to a short application form - please answer all of the questions here.

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APPLICATION SCREENING

Your application will be reviewed by the recruitment team against the requirements of the job. We will always let you know the outcome of this review, whether you are progressing to the next stage or not on this occasion.

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TELEPHONE SCREENING

If your application passes an initial screening, the recruitment team will contact you to arrange a telephone discussion, during which we will gather more information about you and your current circumstances, and ask a few questions relevant to the position for which you are applying. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

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HIRING MANAGER REVIEW

The Hiring Manager will review your application and telephone screen information and compile a shortlist of candidates.

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ASSESSMENT EVENT

If the Hiring Manager places you on the shortlist, the recruitment team will contact you to arrange for you to attend an interview. In most cases, it will be an individual interview with one or two managers, however, sometimes, you may be invited to attend with other candidates and we'll call it an assessment centre, which simply means that you will see a number of different hiring managers for different parts of the interview; in either case, the content of the assessment will be the same.

We'll always let you know the outcome of your assessment but it may take us some time to review all candidates before we do.

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OFFER

If you are successful we’ll make you a verbal offer and follow it up with a written one sent electronically. Your recruiter will be able to answer any questions you have while you make your decision. Your accepted offer will form your contract of employment so you should download or print a copy of all parts of it for your records.

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ONBOARDING

Once you have accepted your offer, we will need you to provide us with all of the additional information we need and we ask that you do this as soon as possible once you are sent the instructions, so we can get everything ready for you to join us. If anything changes once you have completed this step please contact your recruiter as soon as you are able to let them know.

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PRE-EMPLOYMENT CHECKS

A third party may check things like references and qualifications where applicable. If you are contacted by our partner please provide any information as soon as you are able as you won't be able to join us until the checks are complete.

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CONTACT US

Still need help? Look at our FAQs or get in touch with our recruitment team here.

> FIND OUT MORE

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HINTS AND TIPS

Our recruitment processes are is designed to be as fair and straightforward as possible. To make sure everyone gets the most out of it, there are some handy hints and tips to bear in mind at each stage.

> FIND OUT MORE

HOW WE RECRUIT FOR EARLY CAREERS POSITIONS

Heart set on one of our Early Careers?

Here’s the process, step by step:

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APPLICATION

Apply via a link within the job posting on our search and apply screen, following the instructions and remembering that we only accept one application.

The first part of the application is your candidate profile, please complete this as fully as you can and if you are applying for a Design role make sure you attach your portfolio. Next you will be taken to a short application form - please answer all of the questions here.

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ONLINE TESTS

If you have met the benchmark, for all roles except those in design, you will be invited to complete a Situational Judgement Test (SJT) online. This will be followed by Cognitive Ability tests if you pass the SJT. You have a limited time within which to complete the tests so please read all instructions carefully and plan time to complete them as early as possible.

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APPLICATION REVIEW

We’ll look carefully at how you’ve performed so far (and your portfolio if you sent it) and select a shortlist of candidates to invite to our assessment centres. There may be several months between the online testing and assessment stages so don't worry if you haven't hear from us for a while, we will always let you know whether you will be progressing or not.

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ASSESSMENT CENTRE

If you make the shortlist, the recruitment team will contact you to arrange for you to attend an assessment centre. This will involve attending with other candidates and taking part in a number of activities and interviews. We'll let you know by email what to expect on the day and what we need you to bring so please read all instructions carefully.

We'll always let you know the outcome of your assessment but it may take us some time to review all candidates before we do.

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OFFER

If you are successful we’ll make you a verbal offer and follow it up with a written one sent electronically. Your recruiter will be able to answer any questions you have while you make your decision. Your accepted offer will form your contract of employment so you should download or print a copy of all parts of it for your records.

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ONBOARDING

Once you have accepted your offer, we will need you to provide us with all of the additional information we need and we ask that you do this as soon as possible once you are sent the instructions, so we can get everything ready for you to join us. If anything changes once you have completed this step please contact your recruiter as soon as you are able to let them know.

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PRE-EMPLOYMENT CHECKS

A third party may check things like references and qualifications where applicable. If you are contacted by our partner please provide any information as soon as you are able as you won't be able to join us until the checks are complete.

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CONTACT US

Still need help? Look at our FAQs or get in touch with our recruitment team here.

> FIND OUT MORE

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HINTS AND TIPS

Our recruitment processes are is designed to be as fair and straightforward as possible. To make sure everyone gets the most out of it, there are some handy hints and tips to bear in mind at each stage.

> FIND OUT MORE