The Aptitude Test Workbook

Author: Jim Barrett
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749461918
Format: PDF
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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.

Test Your Emotional Intelligence

Author: Philip Carter
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749462310
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Emotional Intelligence is the ability to be aware of one's own emotions and those of other people. In today's workplace more and more companies are using emotional intelligence tests to vet job applicants and assess staff as they recognise that positive behaviours are just as important as technical expertise. Test Your Emotional Intelligence will help you to think about various aspects of your personality and identify your strengths and weaknesses. Each test is followed by analysis and assessment that will help you to develop your potential, build on your strengths and improve on areas of weakness. It will help you to think about your social intelligence, self-confidence, your level of assertiveness as well as your ability to cope under pressure. There are no right or wrong answers, but practising the types of questions you may face will calm nerves and equip you with self knowledge you need to always be one step ahead.

Ultimate Aptitude Tests

Author: Jim Barrett
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 074946318X
Format: PDF, ePub
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To measure your competence as well as your potential for achievement, aptitude tests are increasingly used by organisations to select the best staff for their teams and develop those already employed. Ultimate Aptitude Tests, now in its second edition, is the largest and most comprehensive book of its kind, boasting over 1000 realistic practice questions and detailed answers and explanations. Providing essential practice, it includes psychological tests that mirror those you are likely to encounter, including abstract visual tests, verbal and numerical reasoning aptitudes, practical skills and understanding as well as different types of mechanical and spatial tests.

Psychometric Tests For Dummies

Author: Liam Healy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111999649X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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

IQ and Aptitude Tests

Author: Philip Carter
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749461993
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An aptitude test is designed to measure the potential for achievement in an individual, whilst an IQ test is a standardized test designed to measure intelligence. Both are now increasingly encountered in recruitment, selection and assessment procedures. IQ and Aptitude Tests contains over 350 practice questions together with answers, explanations and a guide to assessing performance. The questions are organized into four IQ tests together with verbal, spatial and numerical aptitude tests. These include tests of word meanings, grammar and comprehension, advanced verbal aptitude, logical analysis, mental arithmetic, numerical sequences, and number problems. Invaluable to those who are faced with an aptitude or IQ test, this book will also help anyone who needs to improve their verbal, numerical and reasoning skills.

How to Win at Aptitude Tests

Author: Paul Pelshenke
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0722528140
Format: PDF, ePub
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Increasing numbers of companies today, particularly large ones like ICI, IBM and BP, are using aptitude tests to assess applicants for jobs and training places. Colleges and schools are also using the tests with greater frequency. These tests, also known as IQ or psychometric tests may include recognizing patterns and similarities, verbal reasoning, general knowledge, numerical skills, correcting mistakes, spelling tests, spatial awareness tests and odd-ones-out.

Test Your Own Aptitude

Author: James Barrett
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749438876
Format: PDF, Docs
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Test Your Own Aptitude, the biggest and best book on aptitude testing available, is for anyone who wants a successful career - but is unsure where to start. Based on solid scientific research and sound psychological practice, it contains a series of tests and questionnaires that will identify the reader's abilities; personality; and motivation. The results are then used to pinpoint ideal career choices and there is an index of over 400 jobs to help make the whole process easier. Fully revised and updated, it will help readers to make better decisions about their future - by establishing what they can do best and which career suits them most.

IQ and Psychometric Tests

Author: Philip Carter
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749462000
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

How to Pass Advanced Aptitude Tests

Author: Jim Barrett
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749454288
Format: PDF, ePub
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The use of tests as part of job selection and assessment procedures has now become routine. Most candidates can expect to face a battery of tests, including those which identify a person's aptitude for a particular job. How to Pass Advanced Aptitude Tests is aimed at those applying for positions of increased responsibility, where the selection procedures can be even more rigorous. It will familiarise you with the types of test you may face so that through practice you will improve your scores. This second edition now includes detailed explanations with every answer, to ensure that you learn and gain the most out of the practice tests. Also featuring personality and career analysis and an occupational index and career agenda planner, How to Pass Advanced Aptitude Tests shows you which career path might be the right one for you, and assesses whether you are currently in the right job.

The Complete Personality Assessment

Author: Jim Barrett
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749463740
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How can you discover where your true potential lies? Is it possible to balance work and life more effectively? What has been holding you back? The Complete Personality Assessment uses psychometric and analytical techniques to help you answer all of these questions and more. Consisting of a series of personality tests, motivation tests and competency exercises, it takes a structured approach to help you understand how to control underlying emotions that have been standing in your way. It covers everything you need to realise your full potential, including a career development profile, action plans for change, a life balance test, career motivation test and a competency checklist. With insight and analysis into how can you focus these results for career and personal success, The Complete Personality Assessment reveals the truth about who you really are and what has been standing in your way.