Increasingly, large employers are turning to psychometrics to streamline graduate recruitment programmes. Gone are the days of CV sifting and a single, face to face interview for graduate recruitment, saving HR teams considerable time and effort. But what particular tests can you expect when applying to the UK’s largest employers, and what do you need … More Guest Blog: Psychometric Testing – An Overview
A situational judgement test (SJT) forms part of the recruitment process for many graduate schemes. From an employer’s perspective, they are an efficient way to sift through high volumes of candidates. Candidates are presented with a series of work-related scenarios and need to choose which solution or action is the most effective from a series of … More Situational Judgement Tests: The Basics
We’ve spoken to lots of students this week who are looking for ways to practise psychometric tests and interviews. Psychometric tests: These often form part of the recruitment process for many graduate schemes and are typically timed multiple choice tests that are to be completed independently by applicants. Employers may use these tests to filter down the … More Useful tools to practise psychometric tests and interviews
The term psychometric testing can sound a bit daunting. This is partly because it has become a catch-all phrase applied to any kind of assessment activity used to evaluate skills, knowledge, abilities, personality traits, and attitudes. Many companies who require you to complete some form of psychometric testing will make practice tests available to you … More Psychometric Testing: Preparation
The short answer is practice. The long answer is… more practice. That might sound simple enough, but getting the right type of practice is key to effective preparation that will hopefully ultimately boost your test score. Careers & Enterprise have a subscription to full length psychometric tests, which provides feedback on your performance with tips … More Tips to improve your numerical test score
Psychometric tests – one of those things that your parents probably never had to worry about when they were applying for work. But now it looks like you can’t get a job without acing one of these tests. But what exactly are they and how do you do well on them? What are they? Psychometric tests … More The Basics: Psychometric Tests
Like it or not, many employers now include numeracy tests in their recruitment procedures. Jobs which you may not think require good knowledge of Maths will still ask you to sit basic numeracy tests. And for those of us who haven’t done Maths since our GCSEs, this may prove a challenge. The Maths Centre at Loughborough … More Are your Maths skills ready for employment?