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Who Watches the Watchmen? – Psychometric Testing of HR Professionals

November 17, 2014

Well-crafted psychometrics are proven effective across organisations and across roles. They can help you understand the strengths and limitations of anyone, from those new to the workplace right up to a potential Chief Executive Candidate for a major international organisation. But there is one possible blind spot that people may feel psychometric instruments may have – surely those who use and administer them on a regular basis would be able to beat them?

Although there is evidence that many HR professionals don’t always know everything about the hiring process, will HR professionals, or anyone with suitable experience understand exactly what they’re being asked? And if so, does that mean we cannot use psychometrics when recruiting for these roles?

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Choosing Psychometrics II. – Using Psychometric Tests and Reading the Results

October 9, 2014

Assuming you read the first part of the article, by now you have a general understanding of psychometric testing, and a basic idea of how to tell the cowboys from the cavalry when you want to find a trustworthy provider.

In this second part, we will discuss the benefits to look for and the pitfalls to avoid when it comes to applying psychometrics and understanding the results.

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