1. Preparation An interview is not something you can just wander into and ‘wow’ them …
Over 70% of employers use psychometric tests as part of their recruitment process, therefore you need to ensure you are prepared as possible!
Psychometric tests typically consist of numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning and diagrammatic reasoning tests. Situational judgement tests are increasing in popularity and are used as an initial screening method for the biggest graduate scheme employers. If you are looking to practice a psychometric test, click here and you can practice the above all for free.
Numerical Reasoning tests demonstrate a candidates ability to deal with numbers quickly and accurately. These tests contain questions that assess your knowledge of ratios, percentages, cost and sales analysis, rates, trends and currency conversions.
Diagrammatic reasoning questions are designed to assess your logical reasoning ability. The questions measure your ability to infer a set of rules from a flowchart or sequence of diagrams and then to apply those rules to new situation.
Verbal Reasoning tests require you to read short passages of writing and then answer questions assessing their comprehension of the text. Rather than evaluating your vocabulary or fluency, these tests assess your ability to think constructively.
Situational Judgment Tests (SJTs) assess how you approach situations encountered in the workplace. They test your suitability for a particular role. Our test experts have identified 8 key competencies which are essential to get ahead of the competition.