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The popularity of psychometric testing with employers is continually increasing. They are used in recruitment processes, as well as being incorporated into staff development programmes, and provide detailed information on personality and ability. Consequently, candidates for selection often face gruelling assessment with such tests. "How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests" provides practice exercises that are relevant to those facing tests used in IT, management and finance recruitment, although some of the exercises are not exclusive to these areas and will have a wider appeal. By providing plenty of practice material, this book aims to increase a candidate's understanding of the types of test they may face, and familiarity with these and the whole procedure itself, has the added benefit of reducing nerves when faced with the real situation.To this end the book contains 12 timed psychometric tests, incorporating over 350 questions, with answers supplied. With correct training and practice a candidate can improve on expected scores in these challenging more

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  • Book | 128 pages
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0749436476
  • 9780749436476

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Preface Introduction 1. Psychometric Tests Often Encountered in IT and Finance Recruitment Procedures Diagrammatic reasoning using the alphabet Diagrammatic reasoning using shapes Answers to practice exercises Solutions for all diagrammatic reasoning tests 2.Psychometric Tests Often Encountered in Finance and Management Recruitment Procedures Character series Logical pattern and sequences Table checking Answers to practice exercises 3. Psychometric Tests for IT Recruitment High-level programming language test Assembly language tests Spatial concepts Answers for all practical exercises in this chapter 4. Common Numerical Psychometric Tests Introduction Numerical estimation Problem solving Interpretation of graphs and data Answers for all practical exercises in this chapter Tips on solving the problems in the problem-solving section Tips on solving the problems in interpretation of graphs and data Afterword Further readingshow more

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"This is a useful book. For a modest outlay the reader gains understanding of a range of tests with clear explanations and the chance to have a go at some practice exercises" -- Phoenix Journal, Sue Post, Anglia Polytechnic Universityshow more

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Dr Sam Al-Jajjoka works at the cutting edge of network communications as an IT consultant with Inet Global UK, providing solutions for network deployment, visualization and management. He was previously a lecturer in the Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of Hull, and has also worked as a software engineer in more