Psychometric Tests For Dummies

Author: Liam Healy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111999649X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 1980

Today's job market is tough; it's dog-eat-dog, ruthless and competitive. Preparation is essential if you want to get the edge. As psychometric testing becomes standard for blue-chip companies to one-man bands this For Dummies guide could mean the difference between success and failure. As the world of HR embraces psychometric testing, more and more people are faced with the daunting prospect of having to sit these mysterious exams. The tests have become the standard way in which employers judge abilities – your capacity to work with numbers, words and diagrams; your attainment – what you actually know; and your personality – how you’re likely to act. Psychometric Testing For Dummies is the essential tool for being prepared and calm. The book takes readers step-by-step through each type of test, what to expect and how to prepare for them. It also offers over 850 sample questions to practice on. Psychometric Testing For Dummies makes these notoriously difficult and confusing tests easy. Psychometric Testing For Dummies includes: Understanding why psychometric tests are used Detailed examination of numerical, verbal, technical and abstract tests Full explanation of personality tests How to deal with feedback Over 850 sample questions

How to Master Psychometric Tests

Expert Advice on Test Preparation with Practice Questions from Leading Test Providers

Author: Mark Parkinson

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749461292

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 717

Psychometric tests are used by the majority of medium to large-sized organizations to assess the abilities of clerical, technical, graduate and executive job candidates. There is also an increasing trend for universities to use them as part of their admissions procedure. This best-selling guide provides the perfect introduction to tests and test making. Now with more practice questions, it covers ability tests and personality questionnaires, giving you a detailed insight into the world of psychometrics. It will help you to understand the main types of test, increase your test making confidence, develop strategies and explore your work-style and personality. With guidance on testing on the internet and practice graduate and university admissions tests, as well as a leadership-style questionnaire, it is an essential read for those who want to stand out from other applicants.

IQ and Psychometric Test Workbook

Essential Preparation for Verbal Numerical and Spatial Aptitude Tests and Personality Tests

Author: Philip Carter

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749462620

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 7467

Although most people believe that there is little we can do to improve the intelligence we were born with, the brain can be exercised just like any other part of the body. Thought processes and intelligence scoring can be improved by practising different types of testing. This title from IQ expert Philip Carter is a companion volume to the bestselilng IQ and Psychometric Tests, and it includes not only hundreds of practice questions, but also answers but explanations. The broader format allows space for writing answers and making notes, and readers are provided with feedback so that they can assess their own strengths and weaknesses. Topics covered include: verbal aptitude tests, numerical aptitude tests, visual aptitude tests, problem solving tests, personality questionnairesm and advice on adopting the right approach to psychometric testing. The IQ and Psychometric Test Workbook provides an ideal opportunity for anyone to improve their IQ rating, or individual performance at psychometric tests, through continual practice and self-assessment.

IQ and Psychometric Tests

Assess Your Personality Aptitude and Intelligence

Author: Philip Carter

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749462000

Category: Games

Page: 232

View: 9673

IQ and psychometric tests are increasingly used in recruitment and selection procedures by those companies who want to ensure they employ workers of the highest calibre. With hundreds of questions on verbal, numerical and spatial ability, memory, creativity and personality, IQ and Psychometric Tests will help you to weigh up your strengths and weaknesses and improve your score. It also includes two full length IQ tests. Vital preparation for anyone facing these tests as part of a recruitment procedure, IQ and Psychometric Tests will also appeal to anyone who enjoys stretching their mind and exercising their brain.

Psychometric Tests

The Complete Comprehensive Workbook Containing Over 340 Pages of Questions and Answers on how to Pass Psychometric Tests and Passing Aptitude Tests (The Testing Series)

Author: How2Become

Publisher: How2become

ISBN: 9781910602225

Category: Education

Page: 342

View: 3827

How to Pass Psychometric Tests is the ultimate workbook to passing aptitude and psychometric tests. This compressive workbook contains 342 pages of test questions along with detailed explanations. This guide has been designed to help you with ANY psychometric test.

Ultimate Psychometric Tests

Over 1000 Verbal, Numerical, Diagrammatic and Personality Tests

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749474521

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 7239

The use of psychometric tests in job selection procedures is more prominent than ever and for unprepared candidates they represent a considerable challenge that can get in the way of them successfully landing a new job. The best-selling Ultimate Psychometric Tests, now in its third edition, is the biggest book of its kind, containing over 1000 practice test questions of a multitude of different types of tests with accompanying answers and explanations. Also including an overview of which companies employ which tests, including L'Oreal, Sony, HMV, Toyota and IKEA among others, it has plenty of advice on how to get test-wise and seriously improve scoring. Providing sample questions from all the major types of test, including verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, personality questionnaires, non-verbal and diagrammatic reasoning, new tests also now include spatial recognition and visual estimation, situational awareness tests as well as quantities and conversion tests. From the popular Ultimate series, this is the definitive guide to acing any type of psychometric testing you encounter as well as keeping your mind sharp and active.

The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book

Over 1,000 Test Questions with Explanations

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Limited

ISBN: 9780749444587

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

View: 8201

The use of psychometric tests in selection and assessment procedures is on the increase. For unprepared candidates they represent a considerable challenge - many more people are failed than pass.The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book will help candiates stand out from the crowd. Designed for self-study, it contains 1000 practice test questions - more than any other book previously published. It deals with all the major types of question and provides essential advice on the winning mindset. The large number and range of questions provides an excellent opportunity for any candidate to practice, which is the key to achieving success in the real tests. It will enable readers to recognise the different sorts of question, practice to improve their technique, boost their confidence and locate further practice material. Types of test covered include: verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, personality questionnaires, non-verbal reasoning (including diagrammatic reasoning), mechanical comprehension and IQ tests.The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book is essential reading for any job hunter who is serious about achieving their goals.

Psychometric Tests For Graduates

Gain the confidence you need to excel at graduate-level psychometric and management tests

Author: Andrea Shavick

Publisher: How To Books

ISBN: 1848036094

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 7053

Are you a graduate? Looking for a brilliant job? Then you should know that over 95 percent of the FTSE 100 companies use psychometric and management tests to select their graduate recruits, as do the police, the Civil Service, local authorities, the Armed Forces, the Fire Service, financial institutions, the motor industry, the IT industry - the list is endless. In fact, tests are now an integral part of the recruitment process for most medium-large sized organisations worldwide. So if you're looking for a job, you need this book! It includes: 37 genuine graduate-level practice tests from SHL Group plc, the biggest test publisher in the world; 227 questions covering verbal, numerical, abstract and spatial reasoning, mechanical comprehension, fault diagnosis, accuracy and personality; and, genuine practice Brainstorm, Scenarios and Fastrack management tests. It also includes valuable advice on: online psychometric tests; researching your target employer; and, assessment centre visits (including role-plays, group discussions, in-tray exercises and presentations). This book gives you the three things you need to pass graduate-level psychometric and management tests: information, confidence, and plenty of practice.

The Aptitude Test Workbook

Discover Your Potential and Improve Your Career Options with Practice Psychometric Tests

Author: Jim Barrett

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749461918

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 9631

Many organizations and educational institutions use psychometric testing to uncover candidates' abilities and asses their potential. The Aptitude Test Workbook will help candidates prepare for these tests and give them an awareness of their strengths and where they could take you. A companion to Test Your Own Aptitude, it contains 16 tests with over 400 questions - verbal, numerical, perceptual, spatial and practical. With new detailed explanations to aid your learning as well as real life assessments, this new edition is a vital read. Packed with practical advice, help sections and expert tips, it will help the reader improve their key skills and find their ultimate career direction.

Psychometric Testing

Critical Perspectives

Author: Barry Cripps

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119182980

Category: Psychology

Page: 326

View: 9847

This book offers an examination of the strengths and limitations psychometric testing, with coverage of diverse methods of test development and application. It explores a variety of topics related to the field, including test construction, use and applications in human resources and training, assessment and verification of training courses, and consulting and includes applications for clinical psychology, performance psychology, and sport and exercise psychology across a range of professions (research, teaching, coaching, consulting, and advising).

Perfect Psychometric Test Results

Author: Ian Newcombe,Joanna Moutafi

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409063348

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 3482

Perfect Psychometric Test Results is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to secure their ideal job. Written by a team from Kenexa, one of the UK's leading compilers of psychometric tests, it explains how each test works, gives helpful pointers on how to get ready, and provides professionally constructed sample questions for you to try out at home. It also contains an in-depth section on online testing – the route that more and more recruiters are choosing to take. Whether you're a graduate looking to take the first step on the career ladder, or you're planning an all-important job change, Perfect Psychometric Test Results has everything you need to make sure you stand out from the competition. The Perfect Series is a range of practical guides that give clear and straightforward advice on everything from getting your first job to choosing your baby's name. Written by experienced authors offering tried-and-tested tips, each book contains all you need to get it right first time.

Handbook of Psychological Testing

Author: Paul Kline

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317798058

Category: Psychology

Page: 752

View: 5411

Since publication in its first edition the Handbook of Psychological Testing has become the standard text for organisational and educational psychologists. It offers the only comprehensicve, modern and clear account of the whole of the field of psychometrics. It covers psychometric theory, the different kinds of psychological test, applied psychological testing, and the evaluation of the best published psychological tests. It is outstanding for its detailed and complete coverage of the field, its clarity (even for the non-mathematical) and its emphasis on the practical application of psychometric theory in psychology and education, as well as in vocational, occupational and clinical fields. For this second edition the Handbook has been extensively revised and updated to include the latest research and thinking in the field. Unlike other work in this area, it challenges the scientific rigour of conventional psychometrics and identifies groundbreaking new ways forward.

The Wiley Handbook of Psychometric Testing

A Multidisciplinary Reference on Survey, Scale and Test Development

Author: Paul Irwing,Tom Booth,David J. Hughes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118489829

Category: Education

Page: 550

View: 6943

A must-have resource for researchers, practitioners, and advanced students interested or involved in psychometric testing Over the past hundred years, psychometric testing has proved to be a valuable tool for measuring personality, mental ability, attitudes, and much more. The word ‘psychometrics’ can be translated as ‘mental measurement’; however, the implication that psychometrics as a field is confined to psychology is highly misleading. Scientists and practitioners from virtually every conceivable discipline now use and analyze data collected from questionnaires, scales, and tests developed from psychometric principles, and the field is vibrant with new and useful methods and approaches. This handbook brings together contributions from leading psychometricians in a diverse array of fields around the globe. Each provides accessible and practical information about their specialist area in a three-step format covering historical and standard approaches, innovative issues and techniques, and practical guidance on how to apply the methods discussed. Throughout, real-world examples help to illustrate and clarify key aspects of the topics covered. The aim is to fill a gap for information about psychometric testing that is neither too basic nor too technical and specialized, and will enable researchers, practitioners, and graduate students to expand their knowledge and skills in the area. Provides comprehensive coverage of the field of psychometric testing, from designing a test through writing items to constructing and evaluating scales Takes a practical approach, addressing real issues faced by practitioners and researchers Provides basic and accessible mathematical and statistical foundations of all psychometric techniques discussed Provides example software code to help readers implement the analyses discussed

How To Pass Psychometric Tests

This book gives you information, confidence and plenty of practice

Author: Andrea Shavick

Publisher: How To Books

ISBN: 1848036078

Category: Psychology

Page: 160

View: 5437

In this book, author Andrea Shavick explains all there is to know about psychometric tests: what they are, what they measure, who uses them, why they're used, how they're changing, how to survive them, and even how to avoid them altogether! It includes 35 different, genuine, practice test from SHL Group pls, the world's biggest test publisher. It has 265 questions covering verbal, numerical, abstract and spatial reasoning; mechanical comprehension; fault diagnosis; acutness and personlaity. This book gives you the information, confidence and practice to pass psychometric tests.

Graduate Psychometric Test Workbook

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749443313

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

View: 8880

Employers want to fill their top management posts with candidates of the highest calibre. Any mistake in their recruitment process can mean wasteful costs in both time and money. Consequently, recruitment to any management post is by rigourous selection, often including a range of psychometric tests. The Graduate Psychometric Test Workbook provides essential preparation for graduates or managers who face psychometric tests, whether as part of selection or assessment procedures. With correct training and practice a candidate can improve on their expected score, and this workbook provides that opportunity. A companion to the best-selling How to Pass Graduate Psychometric Tests, it contains even more practice material and realistic timed mock tests relevant to the selection tests of many top organizations. The larger format allows space for writing answers and notes, and there are detailed explanations of answers with interpretations of scores.

Psychological Testing

A Practical Approach to Design and Evaluation

Author: Theresa J.B. Kline

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506315941

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 7612

Psychological Testing: A Practical Approach to Design and Evaluation offers a fresh and innovative approach for graduate students and faculty in the fields of testing, measurement, psychometrics, research design, and related areas of study. Author Theresa J.B. Kline guides readers through the process of designing and evaluating a test, while ensuring that the test meets the highest professional standards. The author uses simple, clear examples throughout and fully details the required statistical analyses. Topics include—but are not limited to—design of item stems and responses; sampling strategies; classical and modern test theory; IRT program examples; reliability of tests and raters; validation using content, criterion-related, and factor analytic approaches; test and item bias; and professional and ethical issues in testing.

How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests

Improve Your Scores in Numerical Reasoning and Data Interpretation Psychometric Tests

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749467908

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

View: 1588

By testing expert Mike Bryon, How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests provides a wealth of practice questions and detailed explanations to boost your ability in a range of numeracy assessment tests. With over 500 practice questions and four realistic tests, it is ideal for graduate and management level candidates who want to revise the basics and progress to more difficult questions. Sections on quantitative reasoning, data interpretation and business judgement offer realistic practice to help you rise to the challenge and beat the competition.

Psychological Tests and Testing Research Trends

Author: Paul M. Goldfarb

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

View: 4297

Psychological testing or Psychological assessment is a field characterised by the use of samples of behaviour in order to infer generalisations about a given individual. By samples of behaviour, one means observations over time of an individual performing tasks that have usually been prescribed beforehand. These responses are often compiled into statistical tables that allow the evaluator to compare the behaviour of the individual being tested to the responses of a norm group. The broad categories of psychological evaluation tests include: Norm-referenced, IQ/achievement tests, Neuropsychological tests, Personality tests, Objective tests (Rating scale), Direct observation tests, Psychological evaluations using data mining. This book presents new and important research from around the world.

How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests

Author: Sam Al-Jajjoka

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749442071

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 191

View: 8567

Praise and Reviews "Strictly for those searching for high-powered jobs." - Management Today "More than 70 per cent of companies use these tests - you've been warned." - Bookseller Psychometric tests are increasingly popular with employers. They are used in recruitment, as well as being incorporated into staff development programmes, and provide detailed information on personality and ability. How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests provides practice exercises that are relevant to those facing tests used in IT, management and finance recruitment, although some of the exercises are not exclusive to these areas and will have a wider appeal. By providing plenty of practice material, this book aims to increase candidates' understanding of the types of test they may face. This new edition has been fully revised and updated to contain 16 timed tests, incorporating over 500 questions, with the answers supplied. With practice, candidates can improve on their expected scores in these challenging tests. This book, from the UK's leading test publisher, provides that opportunity.