Psychometric Assessment

Public Sector & Government

Powerfully predictive psychometrics tailored for governmental departments and public sector organisations.

In the dynamic realm of government and public sector services, where constant scrutiny and adaptability are vital, recruiting professionals with the right skills is crucial.

As an employer, ensuring that the individuals you recruit meet the high expectations is essential. While a promising CV and an impressive work history may be presented, it is imperative to ascertain whether these qualifications on paper truly translate into practical skills.

This is where Clevry’s public sector and governmental tests prove invaluable. Designed specifically for this purpose, these tests can be efficiently administered at scale, making them ideal for high-volume recruitment. By objectively comparing each applicant based on comprehensive test report data, you can create a shortlist of the most talented individuals within your applicant pool.

By implementing psychometrics, you effectively differentiate candidates who possess the necessary skills to succeed from those who may fall short. Moreover, the expertise behind the design of these tests ensures that the evaluation criteria are highly relevant, enabling you to make well-informed decisions.

Neurodiversity assessment

Public sector & government

Public sector pre-work assessments

Psychometric tests provide government departments with a fairer and more objective way of measuring candidates skills and abilities such as cognitive ability, abstract, critical, verbal and numerical reasoning and behavioural style.

For a test to be considered ‘psychometric’, it must be standardised, reliable and valid. It also has to be consistent in its content, administration and scoring. This ensures the test is accurate and measures what it is supposed to, whilst omitting the influence of subjective biases.

>>>What is a psychometric test?

How Clevry helps public sector recruiters


Better talent management

Provides an overall evaluation of a candidate’s strengths, weaknesses and behavioural style at work with the aim of identifying the best fit for a particular job


More objective hiring decisions

Psychometrics offer a robust and scientifically valid way of assessing your candidates that is drastically reduces subjective influence and hiring bias


Better employee retention

Using psychometrics in your recruitment process can help to reduce rates of employee turnover. Knowing more about your candidates workplace behaviours and motivational drivers will allow you to make more effective hiring decisions.


Adds equality and fairness to recruitment process

Psychometric tests are standardised and scientifically validated to ensure that all individuals are assessed the same, reducing cognitive hiring bias.

Pre-employment tests

Enhancing recruitment for government and public sector roles

Success in a public sector role often requires a combination of strong personality traits, from problem solving and flexible thinking to leadership and interpersonal skills.

As public sector officials tend to be more heavily scrutinised by their customers (i.e. the public) making the wrong appointment to a public sector role can cause significant disruption to public bodies and their reputations.

Our team of business psychologists work with your department or agency to provide a comprehensive analysis of your public sector roles, the tasks they perform and how they interact with the rest of the business.

After getting to know your culture we utilise a range of innovative assessment solutions to help support and enhance your public sector recruitment process.

Easy ATS Integrations

The Clevry platform easily integrates with a host of different ATS providers, meaning you can track your candidates throughout the entire recruitment process.

Public sector psychometric tests

What tests are available?

By utilising the power of Clevry assessments in public sector hiring, employers will gain a better view of candidates personality, their abilities and overall fit with your business culture, saving valuable time, money and hiring resource.       

We have a range of ready-made assessments that can be used off-the-shelf, or can work with your department to create bespoke solutions that fit your organisational culture and role requirements.

Our psychometrically rigorous personality assessments help you find the most suitable people for your organisation.

Easily assess your public sector staff by their potential ability to do the job, rather than just relying on previous academic performance alone.

We can develop bespoke situational assessments that mirror the work based tasks your public sector staff will have to undertake in their day-to-day role.

Once you’ve found and hired your top candidates, a good onboarding programme will play a vital role in helping to engage, develop and retain them.

Public sector assessments - psychometric reports

The output

Powerful psychometric reports

A single Clevry assessment provides a range of powerful insights into your candidates’ personality, ability and motivational drivers within the workplace. Gain a  more well-rounded view of your future talent and their ability to perform in the role. 

Choose from a range of psychometric reports including personality profiles, onboarding, team strengths and leadership so your new recruits can hit the ground running.

Documentation & guides