Psychometric

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The past few years have seen a shift toward creating a more engaging and interactive candidate experience in the form of simulations in the recruitment process. Advances in technology have made it easier for assessment providers to bring previously text-based assessments to life in the form of video situational judgement tests and fully simulated assessment experiences. These assessments generally involve the candidate responding to ‘what...

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Personality refers to individual differences in characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. The study of personality focuses on two broad areas: One is understanding individual differences in particular personality characteristics, such as sociability or irritability. The other is understanding how the various parts of a person come together as a whole. Personality can be measured using personality tests. A personality test is a questionnaire or...

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Psychometrics is the science of measuring a subject’s abilities, knowledge, attitudes, personality traits, and level of education through testing. That is, Psychometric tests are standardised psychological measurements of knowledge, abilities, attitudes or personality traits. By measuring these traits the assessor is able to gain an “inside view” of not only what a person knows, but also what they are capable of learning and how they...

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  "Personality" is a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences their environment, cognitions, emotions, motivations, and behavioural science in various situations. The word "personality" originates from the Latin persona, which means mask. Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that studies personality and its variation among individuals. Its areas of focus include:   Construction of a coherent picture of the individual and...

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