What Are Psychometric Assessments
Psychometrics refers to psychological measurement. It is the science of measuring psychological values and processes.
- What can I expect of them.
- What will they require of me.
Psychometric tools can measure the following:
- Thinking Styles – Verbal skills, verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, numerical ability and learning index.
- Behavioural traits – Energy, assertiveness, attitude, sociability, judgment, independence, conformity.
- Occupational interests – Mechanical, financial/admin, creative, technical, entrepreneurial, and people service.
- Emotional intelligence – Self awareness, Awareness of others, Emotional Expression, Self Management, Authenticity, Positive Influence.
- Integrity, Work Ethic, Substance Abuse and Reliability.
- Personality type.
It gets to the core of who a person really is. Every person and company is unique, with a series of strengths, weaknesses, cultures, and characteristics. When identified, combined, and utilised, they can be a powerful tool in maximising workplace satisfaction, productivity, and engagement.
Psychometric assessments can be used to:
- Determine the basic characteristics of an individual.
- Assess their ability to fit into a specific work environment or with specific personality types.
- Increase self-awareness and improve interactions with others.
- Help with individual development and growth.
- Team building potential – personality and attitude tests.
- Leadership development potential – skills, personality and attitude tests.
- Advancement and succession planning – Aptitude, attitude and personality tests.
- Employee selection – Personality, knowledge and aptitude tests.
- Individual development potential – attitude and skills tests.
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