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Executive Business Partner Skills Assessment

Executive Business Partner Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
A Business Partner is responsible for proactively identifying opportunities for improved efficiencies within a company, taking ownership of key areas of responsibilities, and managing a number of crucial projects. The Executive Business Partner understands the dynamics of the company’s organizational chart, reads business journals, and watches the industry competition. As a Business Partner, you will act as a sounding board to empower decision-making in the executive and are actively understanding and supporting the executive’s delivery of KPIs.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this Assessment for an Executive Business Partner were to determine whether the candidate can build professional relationships with colleagues at all levels of employment to be able to build trust and utilize the skills and knowledge of the staff. We tested to see how the candidate approaches implementing change and transformation strategies.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn if the candidate can overcome obstacles encountered while making strategic changes within a business. You will gauge how the candidate maintains strong working relationships with colleagues and what strategies they have in place for themselves to manage difficult people and projects professionally and productively.

About the Executive Business Partner Skills Assessment

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A Executive Business Partner plays a key role in improving a business and taking advantage of business opportunities. They work with many stakeholders and team members to improve processes and build efficient and effective processes.

This Executive Business Partner test assesses whether job candidates can understand the dynamics of the business and play a role in making changes to support the achievement of KPIs. This can include project and people management, relationship building and change and transformation.

Candidates who perform well on this Executive Business Partner skills assessment will have all the technical skills to manage multiple projects as well as team mates, internal and external stakeholders . They will also have the necessary soft skills to form strong relationships with others, and adapt well to the changing business environment.

Project and People Management refers to the process of ensuring all projects are organized and goals and targets are set and properly communicated to team members. It also refers to ensuring that all employees are properly trained, directed and motivated at work to ensure that they are productive, and work as efficiently and effectively as possible to achieve business goals.
Effectively forming and building relationships with co-workers and all business stakeholders is a vital skill. This skill helps to close deals, make sales and overall expand business opportunities. This skill allows people to connect positively with others, and is essential in ensuring a team works as productively as possible.
Initiating and adapting to change is an essential skill for an employee in order to ensure that the business is constantly improving and transforming positively as external factors also change. This can include change is roles, responsibility and also overall business operations. A business will frequently change along with technology and society at large, therefore an employee must be able to keep up with these changes and adapt accordingly.


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Project and People Management

Question Type: Text

From your understanding of our business, what could you recommend as a change in strategy to help grow, expand, or diversity the business? This is very high-level, we don't expect detail.
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Relationship Building

Question Type: Text

Why do you think it is vital, as a Business Partner, to have strong working relationships with others? List some of the different job titles of people who in your role you will be connecting with, and how a strong relationship with them will positively impact your work.
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Change and Transformation

Question Type: Video

Tell us about a time when you have come up with a transformative change plan for a business, and implemented it. Explain what the change was, how you got it there, challenges you encountered and the outcome

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