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In today's competitive workplace, 80 per cent of companies now use tests of some kind for job applicants and staff assessment. Test Yourself, from the author of the best selling Test Your Own Aptitude, will help the reader prepare for such situations and at the same time gain a greater self-understanding through proven psychological methods. To this end, the book contains worked examples along with the following tests: visual reasoning; numerical reasoning; verbal analysis; sequential reasoning; spatial recognition; 3-D; vocabulary; personality; job satisfaction; career search. By working through these tests, readers can build a personal profile of attributes and skills and use this knowledge to prepare for selection or assessment situations and gain insight into personal/professional effectiveness. Consequently, this book is of great use in career guidance (various career profiles are included), planning and development.
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  • Book | 160 pages
  • 134.62 x 213.36 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0749433205
  • 9780749433208

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JIM BARRETT is a chartered psychologist and business consultant. He works with many organizations in developing their testing and assessment systems. He is co-author of the best-seller Test Your Own Aptitude and Career, Aptitude and Selection Tests and Total Leadership (all published by Kogan Page).
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Table of contents

Introduction Part 1 Aptitudes Chapter 1 - Visual reasoning test Answers to visual reasoning test Chapter 2 - Numerical reasoning test Answers to numerical reasoning test Chapter 3 - Verbal analysis test Answers to verbal analysis test Chapter 4 - Sequential reasoning test Answers to sequential reasoning test Chapter 5 - Spatial recognition test Answers to spatial recognition test Chapter 6 - Three-D test Answers to three-D test Chapter 7 - Systems tests Answers to systems test Chapter 8 - Vocabulary test Answers to vocabulary test Chapter 9 - Aptitude profiling and 'IQ' Level of score Your aptitude profile Differences between scores Aptitude profiles and courses of study IQ Intelligence tests The IQ scale Your IQ Aptitudes and career profiles Part 2 Personality Chapter 10 - Personality test and job satisfaction Personality test Personality chart Understanding your personality further Interpretation of your scores Description of personality titles Personality and career profiles Part 3 Motivation Chapter 11 - Career search test 1 - work activities Instructions Motivation and work activities chart Interpreting the chart Comparison of chart of motivation with careers titles Areas of motivation and courses of study Chapter 12 - Career search test 2 - career titles Instructions Motivation and careers chart Interpreting the chart Careers guide Career search profiles and careers
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