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

Psychometric tests – what are they and how can I do well?

What are they? Otherwise known as aptitude tests, you will be asked to answer a number of questions within a given time limit. These questions could be used to measure your numerical, verbal, or critical thinking skills for example, and are another way (in addition to application forms and interviews) for employers to see whether … More Psychometric tests – what are they and how can I do well?