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Graduate Assessment and Selection Strategy Award 2018

Graduate Assessment and Selection Strategy Award


This award recognises excellence in formulating a graduate assessment and selection strategy that delivers to a clear set of objectives. Submissions should demonstrate the assessment methodology used, a consistent and fair candidate experience, and a high quality of execution that achieves demonstrable results.



Award assessment criteria

Word count covering the 4 criteria must not exceed 2000 words. Entries that exceed the maximum word count will not be considered.

  • Vision – Clarity of what the assessment and selection strategy was, and key objectives that success was measured against
  • Description of key elements – Detail of the methodology, the candidate experience, stages of the process and the extent to which best use was made of the chosen assessment methods
  • Support – How effectively key stakeholders were involved in formulating and executing the strategy
  • Impact – Quantitative and qualitative evidence of achieving original strategy objectives 



Award submission guide


Who can enter?

The Award is open to ISE members only. Entries are FREE of charge.


The rules

1. Submissions should relate to current scheme/most recent scheme. Please state the scheme start and finish dates in your submission.
2. Limit your entry to 2000-words (500 for each of the four sections listed above)
3. All entries must be accompanied by a 100- word summary of the entry as you would like it to appear on all publicity material (this is in addition to the 2000-word entry)
4. You can attach single page infographic or single page of 3-4 images (in PDF format only)
5. You can submit one web link (this is in addition to the 2000-word entry)
6. All entries must be submitted via our online entry system (below)
7. Companies may enter more than one category, provided that each entry has been specifically written to address the relevant criteria and is accompanied by a separate 100-word synopsis.


How to enter

1. Complete the online entry form (below) explaining in 2000 words or less, why you or your company should be considered a winner this year. Please refer to the category criteria as a guide.
2. Submit your entry and you will see a automated confirmation of the submission on the screen. 



ISE recognizes and respects the sensitive nature of the information submitted in the entries. We ensure that this recognition is shared by our Judging Panel and entries are not disclosed or discussed outside the judging process. Please ensure your entry summary contains no confidential or sensitive information.



Wednesday, 30 May 2018 


Good luck!