Types of Psychometric Test

Unlocking insights with Psychometric Testing

In the ever-changing world of recruitment, psychometric testing can be a pivotal tool in helping to uncover the mysteries of human behaviour and potential. Psychometrics can offer valuable insights into two distinct domains: personality traits and cognitive aptitudes.

When done properly, psychometric testing helps organisations to gain a clearer understanding of how individuals fit into roles within the company, and whether they possess the right skillset to succeed.

Measuring personality with psychometrics

The Clevry online assessments platform allows recruiters and hiring managers to easily create assessment campaigns for recruitment, selection and development purposes.

Our all-in-one platform includespersonality assessments, situational judgement tests, cognitive ability tests, tailored norm groups and recruitment data analysis.

There are several different types of psychometric test that you can use to assess your candidates within Clevry platform.

Types of psychometric test on the Clevry platform

Personality Questionnaires

Personality questionnaires help us to understand more about your style, approach and values at work, providing an insight into your interpersonal style, thinking style, emotional style, motivations and culture fit.

Situational Judgement Test

Situational judgement tests (sometimes called situational or behavioural assessments) assess your ability to pick the most appropriate action in response to a given scenario. This could be work related or something else.

Message Me (SJT)

A gamified form of situational judgement test. Message Me provides a fresh and engaging take on the traditional SJT. Message Me assessments take SJTs to new heights, adopting an instant messaging conversation format that is focused on simulating real-life work experiences for candidates that are used to communicating with digital technology.

Verbal Ability Test

Verbal reasoning tests assess your ability to understand and correctly extract meaning and inferences from written information.

Numerical Ability Test

Numerical reasoning tests require you to analyse numerical information and apply appropriate mathematical operations to identify the correct multiple choice answer from a series of questions.

Checking Ability Test

Checking tests assess your ability to compare information quickly and accurately, and check the correctness of data.

Abstract Ability Test

Abstract reasoning tests are a measure of general intelligence which assess your ability to identify rules, patterns and trends within visual datasets to solve problems.

Mechanical Ability Test

Mechanical reasoning tests require you to demonstrate your ability to apply mechanical and physical laws to real objects and processes, such as pulleys and levers.

If you’re interested using psychometric assessments to improve your recruitment process then please get in touch via our contact us page, and one of the team would be happy to answer any questions you may have.


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