Psychometric Testing: 1000 Ways to assess your personality, creativity, intelligence and lateral thinking

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More and more employees are having to sit psychometric tests aspart of the interviewing process. On paper, a person's skills andexperience may perfectly fit the job description, but the employeralso wants to know things about the individual's personality: forexample, their weak and strong points; whether they will fit inwith the department; whether they can retain information quickly;and whether they have management potential or whether they willalways require supervision.

This book is designed to help the individual master takingpsychometric tests, and help them decide, before applying for ajob, what their individual personality type is - extrovert,emotional, creative or assertive. Working through the tests willgive the reader the ability to improve their skills in the keyareas of lateral thinking, problem solving, and intelligence, andthe book also provides a guide to assessing performance.
* Familiarity with the type of questions set in psychometric testswill give readers an idea of what to expect, and will help themrelax in a test situation
* Authors are experts in psychometric and IQ testing and havewritten over 94 books on all types of tests
* More and more employers are using psychometric testing atinterview - including government, education, industry, armed forcesand commerce. There is a real need for this type of book to guidethe potential employee through the structure of psychometric tests
Ken Russell and Philip Carter first met in 1984 through theirmembership of Enigmasig, a special interest group within BritishMensa devoted to the setting and solving of puzzles. They publishedtheir first book as joint authors in 1987 and with the publicationof this series will have over 100 titles to their credit rangingfrom quizzes, IQ testing and puzzles.

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Despite the enormous capacity of the human brain, we only utiliseon average two per cent of our potential brainpower. There istherefore enormous potential for us to expand our brainpowerconsiderably and regular testing is a key method of doing justthat.

Included in this book are 40 brand new psychometric tests andtwo intelligence tests. The psychometric tests cover such subjectsas risk-taking, leadership, positivity, aggression, tact, ambition,tolerance and imagination. The intelligence tests use word andnumber puzzles, maths and diagrams to test your spatial, verbal,numerical and logical ability to the limit. There are nearly 1,000individual questions in all. Scores and answers to all the testsare included.

Use this and other books in the IQ Workout Series as afun and informative way of testing, assessing, and expanding yourbrainpower! These books are suitable for anyone from 18 to 80 whowants to put themself to the test. Ken Russell and Philip Carterhave written nearly 100 books on all aspects of testing, puzzlesand crosswords.

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Ken Russell and Philip Carter first met in 1984 through their membership of Enigmasig, a special interest group within British Mensa devoted to the setting and solving of puzzles. They published their first book as joint authors in 1987 and with the publication of this series will have over 100 titles to their credit ranging from quizzes, IQ testing and puzzles. They are the current UK Mensa Puzzle Editors.

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