Gone are the days when an impressive CV and a sparkling performance at interview were all you needed to land a great job. Now, for the vast majority of medium-large sized organisations worldwide, rigorous assessment of candidates is an integral part of the recruitment process, especially when it comes to filling those elusive top jobs. So whether you're after a junior management, senior management or even director level position, or simply want to familiarise yourself with the very latest selection and recruitment techniques, you need this book!
It includes: 37 genuine management-level practice psychometric tests from SHL Group plc, the biggest test publisher in the world including 360 questions covering verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and abstract reasoning; everything you need to know about personality questionnaires, plus loads of practice material, including the popular OPQ 32 personality questionnaire; a complete guide to what to expect, and how to survive an assessment centre visit, alongside genuine Brainstorm, Scenarios and Fastrack management tests; and detailed information about the management-level 'behavioural simulations' such as role-plays, group discussions, business analysis, in-tray exercises and presentations, commonly used to assess candidates at assessment centres.
Recruitment expert Andrea Shavick is an established writer and broadcaster who has written numerous articles on job hunting, CV preparation and interview technique. She's also the author of three best-selling career books: Passing Psychometric Tests, Psychometric Tests for Graduates and Practice Psychometric Tests.
Intro - what's included in the book; 1. What are psychometric tests?; 2. Online testing; 3. In the exam room; 4. Verbal & critical reasoning; 5. Numerical reasoning; 6. Abstract and non-verbal reasoning; 7. Assessment events and assessment centres; 8. Researching your chosen organisation; 9. Management tests; 10. Management exercises; 11. Personality questionnaires; 12. What else does all this testing measure?; 13. Avoiding psychometric and management tests altogether; 14. Resources.
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Little, Brown Book Group
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