Professionally designed selection tests can provide an objective and relatively accurate way of assessing key skills which are difficult to measure in an interview. Techniques are available to assess a wide range of skills and aptitudes at all levels. Examples include verbal reasoning, checking skills, numerical computation, clarification, personality and behaviour assessment.
These techniques must only be used and interpreted by qualified and experienced assessors. Such techniques are best used when the job details and the person specification show that it is essential to determine that a candidate has specific abilities, aptitudes or behaviour. Other types of tests can be used to provide alternative means of assessing candidates. These can include asking for a written report, a presentation, grouped discussion exercises and in-tray exercises.
When attending an interview you will be asked to bring: