Psychometric testing

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  • Mindset and match: recruiting millennials is about more than speed

    Date:
    8 August 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Speeding up recruitment processes may appease some applicants, but it will not get to the heart of why some employers are failing to attract millennials. Tim Drake looks at assessing the mindset of candidates.

  • Recruitment selection techniques

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance covering the range of recruitment selection techniques available to employers, including interviewing, psychometric tests and assessment centres.

  • No age discrimination against job applicant rejected after psychometric testing

    Date:
    16 January 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    In this unusual case, a job applicant who passed three interview stages, but had her conditional offer of employment withdrawn over poor psychometric testing results, unsuccessfully claimed age discrimination.

  • Employers' changes to psychometric testing: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    25 July 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    In this report on the 2012 XpertHR survey on psychometric testing, we examine the improvements that employers would like to make to testing, as well as the administration and scoring of tests.

  • Employers' use of psychometric testing in selection: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    30 May 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    In this named-practice XpertHR survey on psychometric testing, we examine the range of psychometric tests used by employers to support their recruitment and selection of new recruits.

  • XpertHR graduate recruitment survey 2010: recruitment and selection

    Date:
    29 November 2010
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The annual XpertHR survey of graduate recruitment looks at the prospects for the 2010/11 hiring round and highlights the most effective attraction and selection techniques.

  • Policy on best practice in psychometric testing

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy on best practice in psychometric testing, which deals with choosing psychometric tests, who can use psychometric tests?, guidelines for the use of psychometric tests and guidelines for administering psychometric tests.

  • Testing in employment: the 2009 IRS survey

    Date:
    5 October 2009
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    This 2009 survey of employers examines their attitudes towards testing, the types of testing they use and how they administer and use tests in employment-related areas. It also compares their procedures with good practice guidelines and highlights the ways in which employers would like to improve their test use.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to psychometric testing of job applicants.