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Psychometric testing no longer meets business needs
Discussion of the tendency of human resources (HR) leaders' to rely on psychometric tests to recruit and support talent development. Topics covered include the commercialisation and expansion of psychometric tests, reasons why psychometric tests should be used only for informing decision-making and not to make decisions, and the matching of psychometrics to job roles.
Psychometrics: the science of measuring the human mind
An interview with Vijai Pandey from the online test providers Psychometric World (TPW) and Dr. Mariya Jilinskaya (Masha) from the Indian Institute of Business Psychology is presented. When asked about the psychometrics to be added in a candidate's recruitment, he refers to the values including creative thinking, customer service, and critical thinking. Pandey believes that technology has brought changes to the psychometric industry. Masha comments on the use of Assessment centers in hiring.
Ace the assessment
With more employers using pschometric tests as part of the hiring process, this article discusses the most common types and how they are being used by companies. Advice is also given on how to improve performance when taking an assessment.
Psychological Testing Centre
Information and guidance relating to standards in tests and testing from the British Psychological Society. A Test Taker's Guide is available, covering the test process, guidance on what psychological tests measure and how to prepare for tests.
Interview tips: Psychometric tests
Tips from Prospects, the graduate careers website, on the different types of test and sources of practice psychometric tests.
Advice from Wikijob, a careers and job-hunting website aimed at graduates, with descriptions of different test types, the test structure and tips on preparing for tests. Wikijob also provides subscription-only practice tests.
Articles, tips and free practice tests of various types - psychometric, numerical, verbal , diagrammatic etc. Subscriptions are available for further tests.
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