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"We are always looking for talented psychologists to join our growing team"


Who we are

BeTalent hosts a suite of Talent Management products including Strengths Insight, Culture Fit, Winning Attitude and Team Insight, which we use to offer tailor-made solutions, such as workshops, when working with clients.

Our sister company, Zircon Management Consulting Ltd is a Business Psychology Consultancy specialising in the area of talent. Our approach to talent is based on years of research with organisations and we work hard to develop theories and thought leadership in the talent arena. We partner with our clients to design and deliver Talent Assessment, Development, Training and much more. We design bespoke solutions for our clients and partner with them to deliver regional, international and global projects.

Opportunities

We currently offer two opportunities at our office in Coulsdon (Zone 6, Greater London).

1.  The first is a year-long placement. This is suitable for university students looking for a year in industry as part of their degree course, particularly those wishing to gain substantial experience in the Talent Management sphere.

The year-long placement will commence in September 2018.

2.  We also offer short-term placement opportunities ranging from 2 weeks to 3 months. You will have the opportunity to work alongside Business Psychologists renowned in their field, facilitating the delivery of client projects. You will also receive training in skills which help to smooth the delivery process. Previous individuals who have gained work experience with us have found this opportunity a great way to increase their knowledge in Business Psychology, through developing and building on skills that are applicable to this area.

Short-term placements are flexible upon availability.

What you’ll do

We treat our interns as employees with real responsibilities. Whilst we are supportive, there is no hand holding. As a placement student, you can expect to be involved in a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Project management;
  • Resourcing;
  • Design Work – Assessment;
  • Workshop facilitation;
  • Report writing;
  • Designing psychometric tools;
  • Creating questionnaire scale items;
  • Processing reports;
  • Practicing and delivering feedback.

Who you are

  • You will have completed your Post-16 Education (A Level, BTEC, Sixth Form or equivalent) and will be on track for a 1st or 2:1 in your BSc Undergraduate degree. You will be in the penultimate year of your undergraduate degree;
  • Intermediate knowledge of using the MS Office suits, including: PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Fluent communication and writing skills;
  • Interest in Business Psychology as a discipline.
To be a successful intern at Zircon & BeTalent, it helps to have these key skills and qualities:
  • Detail focus;
  • Ability to conduct in-depth research;
  • Confident to ask questions and proactive in seeking clarity;
  • Able to work autonomously and hit the ground running;
  • Flexible and able to work on a wide variety of tasks;
  • Collaborate effectively;
  • Self-manager;
  • Communicate openly.

Salary

Work placements at Zircon & BeTalent are unpaid, but you will receive reasonable reimbursement for travel expenses incurred whilst working with us.

Application Process

1.  Complete the application form and email it to us;

2.  If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend a first stage telephone interview. This will last around 45 minutes and will be conducted by one of our Business Psychologists. The interview is aimed at gaining a better understanding of who you are, and how you might fit within the Zircon & BeTalent culture;

3.  If you pass the first stage interview, you will be invited to attend a second stage telephone interview. This will last around 30 minutes and will be conducted by another member of our team. This interview is aimed at gaining a more detailed understanding of your competencies against a set of predefined criteria;

4.  If you pass the second stage interview, you will be asked to complete an error checking activity and research exercise;

5.  Upon successful completion of all stages, you will be offered a work placement at Zircon & BeTalent.

If you have any questions or wish to talk to a member of the team about our work placements, please do not hesitate to telephone the office: +44 (0)20 8645 0222 for more information.


4 Breakfield Mews, 30 Breakfield, Ullswater Business Park, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 2HS UK
   020 8645 0222