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You do not need to send any supporting documents when submitting your application.
You will be asked to provide copies of your supporting documents, diplomas and certificates to confirm your eligibility at a later stage of the selection procedure.
In order to define the threshold, candidates' scores are ranked in descending order. The board then selects the top ranking candidates that can be invited to the next stage of the competition (see question: "how many candidates will go from TS to the next stage"). The threshold is the score of the last candidate on this list.
Talent Screener is designed to help the selection boards of competitions for specialist profiles identify the candidates whose profile best matches the duties and selection criteria set out in the competition notice.You will have to answer a series of questions in the talent screener section of the online application form. The questions are based on the selection criteria given in the competition notice and your answers will be assessed by the selection board.All candidates in a competition answer the same set of questions. In this way, the selection board is presented with each candidate's...
As only a set number of candidates can go through to the next stage, only those with the highest scores are invited. These candidates have a score equal to or above the threshold.A list of successful candidates is drawn up by the Selection board in descending order of the total score obtained.
Set aside enough time to ensure that within the Talent Screener you provide the selection board with all the information it will need to assess your responses. Make it clear for the selection board to assess whether you match the criteria specified for the profile sought. By structuring your responses around these criteria, you will make your Talent Screener more relevant and easier to assess.Pay particular attention to what is asked and respond accordingly. Generally you will be required to describe aspects of your education, training and professional experience pertinent to the question....
The choice of the selection criteria are defined on the basis of the skills required for the posts to be filled and the interests of the recruiting service.The selection criteria are then presented in the TS as a series of questions.
Each of the candidate's responses will be awarded between 0 and 4 points.
The points are multiplied by the 'weighting' and added up to give a score. This score is ranked against other candidates' scores to identify which candidate profiles best match the duties to be performed.
No, the selection based on qualifications is based SOLELY on the responses you provide within the Talent Screener tab.The selection board will not refer to information provided elsewhere in your application.
The selection board adopt objective evaluation criteria prior to the selection and in accordance with the competition notice.The scoring then reflects the selection board's judgment on how well the information provided in your application form met the criteria in the evaluation sheet.
Emphasis is put on different elements of professional experience and qualifications, reflecting the institutions' current recruitment needs.Generally you will be required to describe aspects of your education, training and professional experience pertinent to the question. Such information as employers' names, job descriptions, start and finish dates, percentage of time spent on a given task, etc. may be asked for.
Yes, it is mandatory to mention all your diplomas/qualifications.Point 1 of the “declaration” in your application states: “I declare on my word of honour that the information given in this application is true and complete.” Failure to comply with this provision may exclude you from the selection procedure.
Candidates in EPSO competitions can choose to have their contact details disclosed to the national authorities of their Member State, to allow these authorities to contact them with offers of support and assistance for the selection and recruitment process (such as training, information sessions, publications, etc.).Candidates make this choice when applying for a competition, by indicating their agreement or disagreement in the relevant section of their electronic application form. This agreement or disagreement is valid only for the competition for which it was given, and therefore needs to...