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How to Prepare for Prysmian's Recruitment Process

The different steps in the Prysmian hiring process are likely to change from one position to another. The order of these steps can change, too. Here are the basic, main steps:

  • Online application: Make sure that your CV is updated and well written, and send it to the position you are interested in.
  • Online tests: You might be asked to take several tests online. Among them, SHL can be a significant one.
  • Screening: There might be a couple of telephone interviews.
  • Interviews: There may be several rounds with the relevant professional and senior managers. Note that this step can be long and involve many interviewing questions. Also, there could be a panel interview.
    It is important to know your CV well before the interview/s, and think of important parts of it that you want to bring up and emphasize during the interview. Do not forget to read up about Prysmian, their competitors, and the Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing industry as well.
  • Assessment centre: If you are invited for an assessment day, you will engage in various group activities, such as: Discussion, presentation, and acting out different scenarios. Assessments and interviews can be part of the day too. All of these tasks and interactions give the recruiters a better and fuller picture of who you are, if you are a suitable candidate for Prysmian and for the specific applied role.

Aptitude Tests at Prysmian

The required exams depend on factors such as your profession and level. Pay attention to:

Other possible assessments are:

  • SJT: The Situational Judgment Test, also known as SJT, gives many types of conflicts and scenarios, and asks you to select the best solution for each. The point is assessing how you make decisions and solve issues.
  • Excel: Tests your level and knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Remember that the exams mentioned above are usually limited in time, and composed of multiple-choice questions; Our product includes timed tests that can improve your speed and performance. You can order our products and study here & now.

How to Get Ready for the Interview at Prysmian

Apart from getting ready for the tests, remember that the interviews are a crucial part of the whole process. In order to help you, JobTestPrep’s product has interview tips, interactive application & guides, and other relevant tools. In addition, you can prepare accurate and concise answers to questions such as:

  • Please walk me through your CV (Or: Tell me about your previous experience).
  • What function do you see yourself in after the first year of training?
  • Tell about a situation in which you had a conflict involving colleague, or a team member.
    How did you handle it?
  • What are the most important values you have, and why?

Keep in mind that towards the end of the interview, you are likely to be asked: “Is there anything you would want to know or ask?”
So, you can think of relevant questions to ask, such as:

  • How would you describe a typical day in this position?
  • What is the company culture?
  • How many people work in this office/department?
  • When can I expect to hear from you?
  • Other questions that are relevant to the specific applied role, and the company.

About Prysmian

Generally speaking, the company belongs to the Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing industry. Prysmian is a leading in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, that provides cable solutions based on state-of-the-art technology. The group is headquartered in Milan, Italy, and is present all over the world – around Australia, Europe, America, Africa and Asia.

The advantages of working at Prysmian

There are many benefits for Prysmian’s workers, including:

Stability Opportunities to advance
Flexibility Good staff
Good pay Accessible management
Creativity and initiative are encouraged Flexibility Big and prestigious organization
Many interesting jobs International atmosphere

Open positions around Europe

Since it is a large company (more than 10,000 workers), another advantage is that there may be many job opportunities. you will find the following job options around Europe:

Area maintenance manager in Douvrin, France Software engineer in Slatona, Romania Software engineer in Battipaglia, Italy
Prysmian Subsidiaries:
General Cable Draka Comteq France SAS

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