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Assessment centres: the IRS report's data in full

The IRS report into employers' use of assessment centres is accompanied in this file by a breakdown of our findings by broad economic sector and workforce size.

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How our survey findings are broken down by sector and size in the tables
Averages, medians and quartiles: an explanation
Table 1: The vacancies for which assessment centres are used
Table 2: Employers' assessment centre venues
Table 3: Home grown or bought it? The nature of employers' assessment centres
Table 4: Who conducts assessment centres?
Table 5: The duration of assessment centres
Table 6: The cost of assessment centres per candidate
Table 7: The nature of the feedback, if any, that is given to candidates attending assessment centres
Table 8: Employers' views on their assessment centres' effectiveness
Assessment centres: the main IRS report

How our survey findings are broken down by sector and size in the tables

Our survey findings are analysed in two different ways.