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Psychometric Testing

The issue

Which online psychometric testing facility to choose for good profiling and good value?

The responses

One contributor finds that psychometric testing is a useful tool when used properly. Another finds it more useful when used in conjunction with other tests, including ability tests, and finds compatibility reports more interesting . Others find that it can be expensive.

For clarification one contributor states that all tests used for recruitment should be approved by the British Psychological Society and supplies a live link to an appropriate page on the BPS website. Great care should be taken in the use of personality tests in recruitment, and though useful, they can be relied upon in wrong ways, even potentially falling foul of legislation such as the DDA. A final word is put in for ‘old-fashioned’ paper tests, which are, of course, cheaper!

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