Guest Blog: Psychometric Testing – An Overview

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

Situational Judgement Tests: The Basics

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

Useful tools to practise psychometric tests and interviews

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

Tips to improve your numerical test score

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