|Brilliant Tactics to Pass Aptitude Tests||
Brilliant Tactics to Pass Aptitude Tests
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Selection tests are now common in interviews and this book covers everything you need to know from knowing what the tests are used for to how to do well in them.
This book explains why employers put you through these hoops, and why you shouldn't worry about them. It offers ways for you to prepare for, survive and improve your selection test results, assess your own ability and learn how test results are weighted against other selection methods.
This book will include comments from employers who use the tests, psychologists who design them, and applicants who have faced them.
This book provides reassurance and plenty of genuine work-through examples. It covers everything right down to test anxiety, test simulations and misuse of tests.
Part 1 Brilliant tactics to pass aptitude tests
A testing world
The big day
Have you got personality?
Assessment and development centres
Tackling the in-tray, the irate customer and the boss
Talk your way to success
Something to discuss
Are you write for the job?
Reflecting on tests
Part 2 Practice material
Part 3 Sources of information
How many bumps are there on a pineapple and what is special about this number?
There is a serious mathematical answer to this question and it's an old favourite in numerical reasoning tests. Do you know the answer?
Selection tests are now common. Brilliant Tactics to Pass Aptitude Tests tells you what they are, what they are used for and what employers are looking for. It covers all the common tests right down to the lesser-known anxiety tests. There are a number of sample tests for you to test yourself and prepare, plus advice from employers who use them, psychologists who design them and and applicants who have faced them.
Whether you're aiming at the big graduate recruiters, an internal promotion, a mid-career job move, or even change of profession, learn brilliant tactics to pass any of the tests they might throw at you.
Susan Hodgson has run a university careers service and worked closely with students preparing them to take many of the tests covered here and helping them to deal with the results. She has also worked closely with employers, in many instances helping them to use her practising students as guinea pigs for some of their aptitude development tests.