Research Europe supported a City investment firm who hire several analysts each year. We administered two psychometric assessments for each shortlisted candidate: the first measuring numerical reasoning, the second assessing critical thinking skills.
Psychometric assessment compliments other types of assessment, such as interviews or referencing, by providing you with a more scientific assessment of someone’s ability or personality. It works in an unbiased and uniform way, allowing an objective comparison of different candidates in certain aspects of their approach and capability.
Ability tests provide demonstrable evidence of a candidate’s aptitudes. They can be used to assess numerical reasoning, critical thinking and comprehension, as well as many role specific tasks.
The seven ability tests we offer are:
Personality tests predict how people will behave and perform at work and interact with others. Understanding the personality traits of candidates is helpful in evaluating whether they’ll be a good cultural fit and suited to the particular requirements of the role. In particular, a personality assessment allows you to look at key leadership traits such as motivation, emotional intelligence, communication style and conflict management.
We offer nine personality assessments: