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Recruitment & Selection
What to expect

Once you have found the role that is of interest to you this is what to expect from the application process. Before applying however, make sure you meet the eligibility criteria, including having the right to work in the UK for the duration of the programme being offered. We want you to have the best possible opportunity of success therefore if you do need any help applying we have tips you can access below.

If you require assistance or adjustments to complete our recruitment process please click here.

Online Application

Submit your application online by registering your details and include an up to date CV showcasing what you can bring to the role.

We will ask you a series of questions to check your eligibility and also explaining why you want to work for us and what you think you could contribute to our business.

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    • Make sure you research our business ahead of your application to ensure our company and the role is right for you
    • Make sure your CV highlights experiences and achievements relevant to the job description
    • Make sure you read the guidance alongside the questions so you know what we are looking for in your response 

Situational Judgement & Psychometric Tests

We may then email you an online assessment to test your judgement and/or your reasoning skills relevant to the role you have applied for.

Each test will vary in time and full instructions will be provided to you prior to you completing the test.

Assessment Centre

All successful applicants will be invited to attend a half or full day assessment centre which is designed to test your team work, resilience and your presentation skills through a number of practical exercises.

Start Date & Induction

The Compass Graduate Programme commences in October, although some roles may agree start dates prior to this.

Register your interest for 2025 Ops Programme

We have closed our applications now for 2024. Email graduates@compass-group.co.uk if you would like to register your interest for next year's programme.