Coming out on top of a testing time

Some companies use psychometric testing to help choose the right candidate. But what are such tests, and how can you prepare for them?

15th August, 2015
Coming out on top of a testing time
Jayne Lee of Davitt Corporate Partners

Psychometric testing is a scientific way of assessing a candidate’s suitability for a role. The two main types of psychometric test are personality assessments and cognitive assessments. Personality assessments generate a profile of an individual which looks at a variety of personality traits. This profile is then used by an employer to decide whether the candidate possesses the desired attributes for a particular role.

Cognitive assessments are used to determine whether the candidate...

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