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What is a Situational Judgement Test?

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Situational judgement tests are becoming widespread. Find out what situational judgement tests involve and how they work to maximise your chances of performing your best.

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Seeking Feedback after Taking Psychometric Tests

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Gaining feedback after you have completed psychometric tests can be extremely valuable when you are going through the job selection process. Whether you have been offered the position or not, it is always beneficial to know your strengths and weaknesses, particularly if you are looking to improve your performance on future assessments.  Some recruiters may […]

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Making The Assessment Centre Work For You

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What happens at assessment centres? Assessment centres involve the extensive evaluation of candidates for an extended period of time; sometimes lasting one or two days. During this period candidates undertake a range of exercises and activities which typically include: interviews, presentations, aptitude tests, personality tests, group-exercises, and in-tray exercises. Graduate employers are increasingly using assessment […]

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Visual Impairment and Taking Psychometric Tests

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What is visual impairment and why does it cause difficulties? Visual impairment refers to a wide spectrum of sight difficulties and can range from partial sightedness through to blindness. A visually impaired person is considered to have irretrievable loss or distortion of vision which may be improved but not easily corrected by glasses or contact […]

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Dyslexia and Psychometric Testing for Employers

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Employers must be careful not to unlawfully discriminate using psychometric tests The Disability Discrimination Act, which came into force in 1995, requires employers to make reasonable adjustments to ensure a fair selection process for potential candidates.  Given the growing popularity of aptitude tests within selection procedures, employers are expected to accommodate the needs of candidates […]

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Dyslexia and Taking Psychometric Tests

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Why might dyslexia cause you difficulties? Dyslexia can cause difficulties in reading, writing and spelling. It has also been associated with impairments in working memory, processing speed, perception and motor skills.  These skills and functions are called upon when potential employees are asked to complete aptitude tests as part of the recruitment process.  It is […]