Tesco Degree Apprenticeship - Written Assignment

The written assignment will assess your skills in the following areas:

  • Written communication
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Planning and organising
  • Learning agility


Please watch our short introduction video.

According to Forbes Magazine, only 17% of computer science graduates are female and men outnumber women by 4:1 in Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) roles in the workplace.

The background:

You are part of a management team of a large tech organisation. Your CEO, Chris, is concerned about the lack of diversity in your work force and has asked you to come up with a strategy to help address this issue and make
tangible progress.

Consider the following:

  • What benefits could a diverse workforce bring to a tech organisation?
  • Chris wants a clear understanding of the arguments for and against introducing minimum quotas from diverse backgrounds in their workforce.
  • Justification for your reasoning

Your task:

In no more than 500 words please compose an email addressed to Chris Jones to outline your recommendations. In your email remember to consider:

  • The justification for this recommendation
  • Include sufficient, but not excessive detail
  • The structure of the email
  • The use of professional wording
  • Spelling and grammar is very important!

Submitting your assignment

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