Online Application

For the initial stage, you are required to submit a CV and cover letter.

How to respond for success

I tailored my Cover letter to the role, to do this I did my research on the company, what the role entailed and how my skills & experiences were suited to this role.

Expect an immediate response before progressing to the next stage.

Online Tests

For this stage, you will be asked to complete 3 tests. First, an online personality Questionnaire, which takes around 30 minutes. Then, you need to complete 2 Aptitude tests and they each take around 35 minutes to complete.

Example task

For the Quest Profiler test, you are presented with blocks of five statements and from each block you will be asked to select which statement is most like you and which is least like you. The Quest profiler is not a test, it is based on what your preferences are in the workplace.

The Numerical Reasoning test is a test that uses facts and figures, taken from the real world, to assess your ability to interpret and evaluate numerical information from tables and charts.

The Deductive Reasoning test is a test to assess your ability to deduce the next steps in a symbolic sequence.

How to respond for success

On the Quest Profiler, you may notice an element of repetition in the statements. Don't worry, this has been done on purpose, because responding to similar statements in a similar way will demonstrate stronger or weaker preferences. The key to success here is consistency and honesty when answering the questions.

Expect a 1-week wait before progressing to the next stage.
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You'll get a detailed description of the final stages of this application
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You'll get first hand advice about habits for success and work culture.

Online Tests

For this stage, you will be asked to complete 3 tests. First, an online personality Questionnaire, which takes around 30 minutes. Then, you need to complete 2 Aptitude tests and they each take around 35 minutes to complete.

Example task

For the Quest Profiler test, you are presented with blocks of five statements and from each block you will be asked to select which statement is most like you and which is least like you. The Quest profiler is not a test, it is based on what your preferences are in the workplace.

The Numerical Reasoning test is a test that uses facts and figures, taken from the real world, to assess your ability to interpret and evaluate numerical information from tables and charts.

The Deductive Reasoning test is a test to assess your ability to deduce the next steps in a symbolic sequence.

How to respond for success

On the Quest Profiler, you may notice an element of repetition in the statements. Don't worry, this has been done on purpose, because responding to similar statements in a similar way will demonstrate stronger or weaker preferences. The key to success here is consistency and honesty when answering the questions.

Expect a 1-week wait before progressing to the next stage.

Video Interview

This stage of the application process is a 20-30 minute one-to-one video interview with someone from Bupa.

Example task

The questions asked were along the lines of, 'Tell me a time when/where you demonstrated x skill'. There was also some typical questions like, Give me a way you adapted to change in the past? And Why do you want to join Bupa?

How to respond for success

Try and go through as many practice questions as possible. You could also record yourself answering or ask friends family for feedback to build confidence doing it in front of people. I spent half a day preparing and going through my CV / Past work experience, so it was all fresh in my head for me to apply examples to answers in the interview.

Try your best to come across as friendly; even the small talk at the start of the call is part of the interview! I also made sure to wear a suit.  

Expect a 1-week wait before progressing to the next stage.

Assessment Centre

This is the final stage of the application process. The Assessment centre started around 9am and finished around 1pm with a break in between.

The day consisted of 2 main activities, an interview and a presentation. Regarding the presentation, around 2 weeks prior to the assessment centre, Bupa sent me a task to look at. It was a one page summary of a scenario, and I was instructed to start preparing for it as I had to present my findings on the day. Then after finishing the interview and the presentation I had a meeting with some current graduates and met some other members of the Bupa team.

Example task

The questions asked in the interview were along the lines of how I have adapted to change in the past. They also asked leadership questions. For most questions, Bupa ask you to give examples, so really think about different work/life experiences you've had and what's been learnt from them. This way, they'll be fresh in your mind and you can bring them up in your answers.

How to respond for success

I made sure to ask the interviewers questions about their role and why they like working at Bupa. Try your best to come across as confident during your presentation and smile!

Make sure to leave plenty of time to prepare for the day, so you can do as much research on Bupa and the role you applying for as possible. As I was applying for a finance role, I read some of Bupa's financial statements, so I had a general overview of the company on paper. I wanted to come across as professional so I wore a full suit.

Expect a 1 to 2-day wait before receiving your offer
Full process available
You'll get a detailed description of the final stages of this application
Full advice available
You'll get first hand advice about habits for success and work culture.

Video Interview

This stage of the application process is a 20-30 minute one-to-one video interview with someone from Bupa.

Example task

The questions asked were along the lines of, 'Tell me a time when/where you demonstrated x skill'. There was also some typical questions like, Give me a way you adapted to change in the past? And Why do you want to join Bupa?

How to respond for success

Try and go through as many practice questions as possible. You could also record yourself answering or ask friends family for feedback to build confidence doing it in front of people. I spent half a day preparing and going through my CV / Past work experience, so it was all fresh in my head for me to apply examples to answers in the interview.

Try your best to come across as friendly; even the small talk at the start of the call is part of the interview! I also made sure to wear a suit.  

Expect a 1-week wait before progressing to the next stage.

Assessment Centre

This is the final stage of the application process. The Assessment centre started around 9am and finished around 1pm with a break in between.

The day consisted of 2 main activities, an interview and a presentation. Regarding the presentation, around 2 weeks prior to the assessment centre, Bupa sent me a task to look at. It was a one page summary of a scenario, and I was instructed to start preparing for it as I had to present my findings on the day. Then after finishing the interview and the presentation I had a meeting with some current graduates and met some other members of the Bupa team.

Example task

The questions asked in the interview were along the lines of how I have adapted to change in the past. They also asked leadership questions. For most questions, Bupa ask you to give examples, so really think about different work/life experiences you've had and what's been learnt from them. This way, they'll be fresh in your mind and you can bring them up in your answers.

How to respond for success

I made sure to ask the interviewers questions about their role and why they like working at Bupa. Try your best to come across as confident during your presentation and smile!

Make sure to leave plenty of time to prepare for the day, so you can do as much research on Bupa and the role you applying for as possible. As I was applying for a finance role, I read some of Bupa's financial statements, so I had a general overview of the company on paper. I wanted to come across as professional so I wore a full suit.

Expect a 1 to 2-day wait before receiving your offer
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