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NATS interview process

Old 13th Jun 2019, 16:47
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Hi all, I am just curious, does the new recruitment process not include FEAST or DART tests?
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Old 13th Jun 2019, 16:49
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Originally Posted by Igi
Hi all, I am just curious, does the new recruitment process not include FEAST or DART tests?
Nope, it's been done away with entirely.

Stage 1 is online and consists of aptitude tests,
Stage 2 is online and consists of personality questions,
Stage 3 is in person for interview, retesting Stage 1 and a group excersice
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Old 13th Jun 2019, 16:59
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Originally Posted by MattPudzilla
Nope, it's been done away with entirely.

Stage 1 is online and consists of aptitude tests,
Stage 2 is online and consists of personality questions,
Stage 3 is in person for interview, retesting Stage 1 and a group excersice

​​​​​​​Interesting.
I suppose that the online tests are changed and are somehow similar to FEAST then?
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Old 13th Jun 2019, 17:11
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Originally Posted by Igi
Interesting.
I suppose that the online tests are changed and are somehow similar to FEAST then?
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Yes and no. There are some analogues to the old feast, but overall it's just a very different set of tests
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Old 13th Jun 2019, 18:40
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Was nice meeting everyone at the assessment centre today, best of luck and I hope you all get the email youíre hoping for!
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Old 13th Jun 2019, 18:55
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Stage 3

Anybody else refreshing emails frantically already? Haha
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Old 13th Jun 2019, 19:13
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Originally Posted by Serravelle
Anybody else refreshing emails frantically already? Haha
Tell me about it..!

It's been a week today since my S3 day. They did say 30days or so, so i'm in the mindset of it being another couple of weeks before we hear.

It's frustrating as they will clearly know our outcome! And i have been unsuccessful then it'll be tough to wait 30 days before finding that out.... I've put a lot on hold for this recently.

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Old 13th Jun 2019, 19:42
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Originally Posted by Serravelle
Anybody else refreshing emails frantically already? Haha
Me too!

However when I get an email I'm not sure I'd want to open it!
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Old 14th Jun 2019, 00:21
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Good luck to you all that have attended stage 3 and are checking them emails! Nervy time but I hope you get through!
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Old 14th Jun 2019, 13:48
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I feel they should be more transparent about timeframes online.
The post Stage 2 email says "You have passed the minimum requirements from the first two stages of the selection process. We will now be assessing your results and invitations to attend the next stage will be sent to those candidates who are closest to meeting our requirements. We have received an overwhelming level of applications and therefore it may take up to six months before you hear from us."

6 months is an awfully long time, as is the fact it seems like it would be well into 2020 by the time you start if you're applying now. A lot can change in that time and its really isn't an ideal situation for a candidate. I'd have applied much earlier had I known this to be the case but thought I could wait until I actually had the time to spare for it.
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Old 15th Jun 2019, 11:50
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So essentially what they're saying is that you've met the minimum requirements but you might not have made the minimum requirements still.
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Old 16th Jun 2019, 17:05
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Hey guys,

Thanks to all those who have posted about stage 3 day and what to expect... I have mine coming up on the 3rd of July....anyone else doing stage 3 on that day too?

Also, does anyone know if the knowledge test is MCQs or essays?
Thanks
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Old 17th Jun 2019, 10:06
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Originally Posted by taybz
Hey guys,

Thanks to all those who have posted about stage 3 day and what to expect... I have mine coming up on the 3rd of July....anyone else doing stage 3 on that day too?

Also, does anyone know if the knowledge test is MCQs or essays?
Thanks
Good luck! Make sure to get plenty of rest the night before and be yourself. There are no essays to write on the day haha.
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Old 18th Jun 2019, 19:31
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I'm assuming those who've completed their S3 still haven't heard anything either good or bad news?

Still nothing from me, which is fine as it's only day 12 since my assessment. Looking like it really may well be the 30 days they say it would to hear back...!
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Old 18th Jun 2019, 19:38
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Originally Posted by idloveit
I'm assuming those who've completed their S3 still haven't heard anything either good or bad news?

Still nothing from, me which is fine as it's only day 12 since my assessment. Looking like it really may well be the 30 days they say it would to hear back...!
Nothing yet here either, sat mine last Monday. I'm keeping my mind off it, either i'll be offered a place or I wont, it's out of my hands at this stage.

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Old 18th Jun 2019, 23:42
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Originally Posted by idloveit
I'm assuming those who've completed their S3 still haven't heard anything either good or bad news?

Still nothing from me, which is fine as it's only day 12 since my assessment. Looking like it really may well be the 30 days they say it would to hear back...!
It's like waiting for water to boil or phone to ring.... Try to concentrate on other things. As Matt said: it's out of our hands now. Relax, think about summer vacay or whatever you have going on in the next month. The e-mail will come, but I honestly don't expect it before July (it's been a week for me since S3)
Good luck to all waiting!
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 15:01
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Got all excited as I had an email from NATS after completing stage 3..

Turns out itís just a feedback survey!
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 15:04
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Originally Posted by Beneleth
It's like waiting for water to boil or phone to ring.... Try to concentrate on other things. As Matt said: it's out of our hands now. Relax, think about summer vacay or whatever you have going on in the next month. The e-mail will come, but I honestly don't expect it before July (it's been a week for me since S3)
Good luck to all waiting!
Just got an email from NATS, had a mini heart attack as I opened it. It's a feedback form for the assessment day -_- damn it! Haha, back to waiting
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 15:06
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Originally Posted by MattPudzilla
Just got an email from NATS, had a mini heart attack as I opened it. It's a feedback form for the assessment day -_- damn it! Haha, back to waiting

​​​​​​Just took the words out of my mouth haha, I'm trying my best to keep myself distracted and then I get an email like that! Well hopefully it means they're near the end of assessing the 4 group's from June if they're requesting feedback.
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 15:08
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Originally Posted by Serravelle
​​​​​​Just took the words out of my mouth haha, I'm trying my best to keep myself distracted and then I get an email like that! Well hopefully it means they're near the end of assessing the 4 group's from June if they're requesting feedback.
Fingers crossed!
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