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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
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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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