Shane Phillips took stewardship of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s Graduate Program after a successful pilot program in 2012. Driven by a desire to add rigor and benchmark-quality to the recruitment process whilst embracing a lean methodology, Shane turned to the Revelian suite of tools.

“Testing every candidate on Cognitive Ability at such an early stage presented a number of advantages. The test doesn’t discriminate and the delivery and report mechanism is incredibly efficient. We get an honest picture of potential which put candidates on an even playing field” he said.

An academic transcript isn’t everything. “We argue that any candidate can improve their academic performance if they have an environment artificially tailored to them. We look for those who have maintained a good level of academic achievement while undertaking casual employment, campus activities or community involvement (or a combination of any) – we like a little dirt under the nails.” …

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