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This Scenario Test Will Reveal Your Hidden Core Skill

How well do you know yourself? Flex your brain muscle by taking this fun quiz to discover some of the skills you may have – which are transferable into the working world!

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  1. You’re working at a café,<br />and two children come in.<br />They each order<br />a chocolate muffin,<br />but there’s only one left.<br />You...<br />
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    Let them decide who gets the last muffin
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    Give it to one child, and give the other child a suggestion for what to have instead
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    Tell them there’s one left but give a suggestion of what they can both have instead
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    Suggest they share the muffin
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    Go to the kitchen to check on an ETA for a new batch
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    Give one the muffin, and give the other child a brownie on the house
  2. Your best friend tells you they’ve broken up with their partner,<br />and they seem really upset.<br /><br />What’s your reaction?<br />
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    Go over to their house immediately
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    Reassure them and try to cheer them up
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    Ask your friend what they want you to do for them
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    Suggest you, them, and your friends meet up
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    Ask them what happened
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    Make them a playlist of breakup songs they’ll like
  3. A friend was supposed to<br />meet you 20 minutes ago,<br />but they haven’t shown up.<br /><br />You...<br />
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    Give up and go home
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    Send them a text to see if they’re OK
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    Find out if another friend is free to hang out instead
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    Check the last time they were online
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    Wait another 10 minutes
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    Wander around the area until you find a café or shop you can wait in
  4. You’re almost at school when<br />you realise you’ve left your<br />lunch at home.<br /><br />What do you do?<br />
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    Raid the school tuck shop
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    Text your parents to see if they can bring it to school
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    See if there are leftovers from one of the Food Tech lessons
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    Ask your teacher if you can go home at lunch to get it
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    Ask your parents to ping you money for lunch
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    Get your friends to give you bits from their lunches
  5. It’s Saturday morning, and you realise you’ve accidentally<br />made two plans<br />for the evening.<br /><br />What do you do?<br />
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    Try to cram both things into your evening
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    Go to the more fun option and cancel on the other
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    Go to the option you said yes to first and cancel on the other
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    Ask your group chat which option you should go to
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    Cancel one option but reschedule it at the same time
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    Be honest with both friends about the slip-up to see who can reschedule
  6. What do you look for when<br />buying a present for<br />someone else?<br />
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    An expensive present your friend group can all put money towards
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    A generic present that’s affordable
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    A present that is meaningful or personal
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    An experience gift, rather than an object
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    I usually make presents instead of buying them
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    A present that you think they actually want
  7. You’re running late for school when you realise your train is cancelled.<br /><br />What do you do?<br />
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    Look up replacement buses
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    Send a text to your group chat so they know you're delayed
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    Order a taxi
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    Walk to a different train station
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    Send an email to your teacher explaining and wait for the next train
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    Wait for the next train and explain to your teacher when you arrive
  8. What’s most important to you when solving a problem?<br />
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    Keeping everyone happy with the solution
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    Getting the problem out of the way quickly
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    Finding a new way of solving it
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    Finding people who can help you arrive at the best solution
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    Taking your time to solve it in the best possible way
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    Solving it before someone else does

Today’s employers are looking for all sorts of skills. The good news? You’ve already got some of them… and you can gain new ones too! Whether you’re considering an apprenticeship or a degree, find out more about your options after school and how to develop your skills at EY's website.

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