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Old Feb 8th 2012, 9:30 pm
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For psychometric tests enthusiasts, I just passed them recently and believe me guys, you'll need to prepare for them. 4 parts: abstract reasoning (diagrams, etc), calculation (kind of basic) and verbal (the most challenging). You don't have a lot of time so get prepared by doing a lot of examples online, or borrow/buy a test book, that'll do you good. I'm still waiting for my security clearance ( 1 month and a half now). Does-it usually take that long for ADIA? Do they really check everything (credit check, employers...)? they never called my referees...
Hi Dono, thanks for your post!

As you may be able to gather, I'm eccentrically ecstatic of the chance of working at ADIA (although that helps little). As you are a believer in Karma , how great would it be of you to be able to advise me of what the 'business simulation' element of the Assessment I have next week entails.

Also are there any websites that have similar phsychometric tests, so I can practice?

And finally how is the interview? What kind of technicle questions are asked (if any), and is it competency based?

Any other advice would be very much apreciated!!
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Old Feb 8th 2012, 10:36 pm
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Hi Dono, thanks for your post!

As you may be able to gather, I'm eccentrically ecstatic of the chance of working at ADIA (although that helps little). As you are a believer in Karma , how great would it be of you to be able to advise me of what the 'business simulation' element of the Assessment I have next week entails.

Also are there any websites that have similar phsychometric tests, so I can practice?

And finally how is the interview? What kind of technicle questions are asked (if any), and is it competency based?

Any other advice would be very much apreciated!!
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I don't know about the 'business simulation' element of the Assessment you will have next week, I didn't go through that part.

For psychometric tests, there are plenty of them. I suggest you buy a book, one that I used is Ultimate Psychometric Tests by Mike Byron. It's a good one and should be useful.

I passed through a ton of interviews. Questions were standard about my qualifications, expectations, etc. Nothing extraordinary. Just be confident and keep relaxed.

Good luck
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Originally Posted by dono View Post
I don't know about the 'business simulation' element of the Assessment you will have next week, I didn't go through that part.

For psychometric tests, there are plenty of them. I suggest you buy a book, one that I used is Ultimate Psychometric Tests by Mike Byron. It's a good one and should be useful.

I passed through a ton of interviews. Questions were standard about my qualifications, expectations, etc. Nothing extraordinary. Just be confident and keep relaxed.

Good luck
Hey Dono,

Thank you very much for your response, will definately look into purchasing the book you mentioned.

Thanks again, and wish you very luck with your screening process!

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Anyone has any idea about the grade system in ADIA? Just got an offer from ADIA an have to think about future career prospect. How does the promotion work? Thanks, mate.
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Anyone has any idea about the grade system in ADIA? Just got an offer from ADIA an have to think about future career prospect. How does the promotion work? Thanks, mate.
Are they flexible with package negotiation?
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Old Aug 13th 2012, 5:52 pm
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Hello,

Has anyone had any of the following beside pshychometric assessment at ADIA?

-in-tray exercise
-presentation based on provided material
-group discussion
-report writing
-role playing

If you have, what type of position did you apply for?
Thanks in advance
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Old Aug 14th 2012, 6:21 am
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Just a comment on ADIA, they're very process driven, they have committees for everything.

And finally, by market cap they are bigger than Microsoft and Exxon Mobil COMBINED.
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Just a comment on ADIA, they're very process driven, they have committees for everything.

And finally, by market cap they are bigger than Microsoft and Exxon Mobil COMBINED.
How do you measure 'market cap' in such an obscure, secretive and unlisted company? Just curious........

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Old Aug 14th 2012, 8:42 am
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How do you measure 'market cap' in such an obscure, secretive and unlisted company? Just curious........
Think it was in ME Business that they are worth $627bn, larger than the Swedish retirement fund or similar.
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Old Sep 23rd 2012, 8:25 am
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Question JOB IN ADIA

Dear all, i was surfing the internet and the BE forum, finding various threads from people who got offered a job in ADIA, asking about the salaries and so on... but surprisingly i never saw any job advert or any hint on how these people got this job offer. May be you can help to understand the job market in Abu Dhabi and where to search for job openings to work for ADIA. I am in the start of my career currently working in M&A in Dubai, however wanted to move back to equity analysis, so I thought ADIA would be right place for me. please heeeeeeeeeelp to solve this mystery
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If you want to work for a particular company why don't you approach them?
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Old Sep 23rd 2012, 10:04 am
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You can load up your CV on the website.

Most people seem to have been headhunted.
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