How to Master Psychometric Tests (Creating success)

How to Master Psychometric Tests (Creating success)

by Mark Parkinson (Author)


Psychometric tests and questionnaires are now widely used to select candidates for jobs. Tests also play an important role in staff development and careers guidance as they provide objective and detailed information on abilities, personality, values and interests. If you want to improve your chances of getting the job you want by understanding how tests work and what you can do to improve your performance, this book should be helpful. It gives you advice on: preparing yourself; dealing with nervousness; and facing any test with confidence. It provides information on: the different types of psychometric tests; what the questions look like; and how to answer typical questions. There is also a special section containing practice material from the UK's principal test publisher. So whether you're about to take a test as part of a job application or for careers development purposes, this text provides an introduction.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Published: 01 Sep 2000

ISBN 10: 0749434201
ISBN 13: 9780749434205

Author Bio
Dr Mark Parkinson is a business psychologist and psychometrics expert. He helps organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors recruit high-performing graduates and senior managers. He is the designer of a number of successful commercial tests and questionnaires, and also advises on university admissions testing. Mark writes regularly on psychological matters and is an authority on the psychology of entrepreneurs. Mark Parkinson has written four 'careers & testing' books for Kogan Page, plus a book on using psychology in business. In addition Mark is a press spokesman for the British Psychological Society on assessment & selection issues, and using creativity in business.