Title Ultimate Psychometric Tests, 4/e
Subtitle Over 1000 Practical Questions for Verbal, Numerical, Diagrammatic and Personality Tests
Author Mike Bryon
ISBN 9780749481636
List price GBP 14.99
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 296
Book size 153 x 229 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher Kogan Page Limited
Published in India by .
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Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Description:

Are you faced with an upcoming psychometric test as part of a job application? Do you want to practise your technique and perfect your score? The best-selling Ultimate Psychometric Tests, now in its fourth 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. 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.

Ultimate Psychometric Tests also includes an overview of which companies employ which tests, including L’Oreal, Sony, HMV, Toyota and IKEA among others and it has plenty of advice on how to get test-wise and seriously improve scoring. 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. This is your definitive guide to acing any type of psychometric testing you encounter as well as keeping your mind sharp and active.

About the series: The Ultimate series contains practical advice on essential job search skills to give you the best chance of getting the job you want. Taking you all the way from starting your job search to completing an interview, it includes guidance on CV or résumé and cover letter writing, practice questions for passing aptitude, psychometric and other employment tests, and reliable advice for interviewing.


Contents:

Preface

Chapter 1: Psychometric tests and questionnaires: what are they? • Why employers use them • Big players in the testing industry • What to expect

Chapter 2: How to pass psychometric tests and questionnaires • The value of preparation and practice • Get wise • How much and what kind of practice • Undertake two sorts of practice • Set yourself a personal challenge • The winning mindset • What to do if you fail

Chapter 3: Situational Judgement and Personality questionnaires • Customer care • Communicating with others • Your approach to decision making • Your approach to planning • Managing people and resources • Motivating yourself • Features of your ideal role • Your attitude towards risk • Appropriate responses in work • Situational awareness

Chapter 4: Verbal reasoning • Word link • Word link – synonyms • Word link – opposites • Find the new word • Word swap • Sentence sequencing • Best word(s) to complete a sentence • English usage • Identify the correct sentence or word(s) • Read a passage and evaluate a statement

Chapter 5: Numerical reasoning • The key operations • Sequencing • Number problems

Chapter 6: Non-verbal reasoning, mechanical comprehension and data interpretation • Non-verbal reasoning • Features in common • Find the shape that completes the series • Completing the series in columns and rows • Mechanical comprehension • Data interpretation • Spatial recognition and visual estimation • Input-type diagrammatic tests

Chapter 7: Answers and explanations • Chapter 3: Situational judgement and Personality questionnaires • Chapter 4: Verbal reasoning • Chapter 5: Numerical reasoning • Chapter 6: Non-verbal reasoning, mechanical comprehension and data interpretation


About the Author:

Mike Bryon is an expert in psychometrics and training solutions. He is also the author of The Advanced Numeracy Test Workbook, The Numeracy Test Workbook, How to Pass Graduate Psychometric Tests, Graduate Psychometric Test Workbook, How to Pass the Civil Service Qualifying Tests, How to Pass Selection Tests, How to Pass Technical Selection Tests and The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book, How to Pass Secondary School Selection Tests, How to Pass the GMAT, How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests, How to Pass Advanced Verbal reasoning Tests, How to Pass the UK’s National Firefighter Selection Tests, Psychometric Tests volume 1 CD ROM, Test Your Aptitude volume 1 CD ROM and Test Your IQ volume 1 CD ROM, all published by Kogan Page.


Target Audience:

Managers, and people appearing for competitive/employment tests.

 

 
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