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Psychometric tests are generally carried out within the early stages of the recruitment and selection process, or as part of an assessment centre. These tests are structured, objective and provide a systematic way of evaluating how well people perform in relation to tasks and situations.
Employers use psychometric tests at different stages of the recruitment process. Some use them to decide whom they should invite for interview; others use them as part of a series of selection exercises.
The majority of psychometric testing is completed online, though some paper questionnaires remain. Most tests are timed, but some can be completed in multiple sittings.
There are two types of psychometric test:
The University of Bolton subscribes to Graduates First, which is a practice test site. You can log onto the site by using your own University login details: https://www.graduatesfirst.com/university-career-services/bolton/
Once registered, you can access and practice the following: