×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Psychological Testing: A complete guide to using and surviving the most popular recruitment and career development tests
     

Psychological Testing: A complete guide to using and surviving the most popular recruitment and career development tests

by Stephanie Jones
 

See All Formats & Editions

Both private and public sector organisations, and both employers and recruitment agencies, use psychological selection tests as part of their recruitment processes. Worldwide, and especially in electronic formats, these tests are increasingly used for speeding-up, standardising and professionalising the task of putting the right people in the right

Overview

Both private and public sector organisations, and both employers and recruitment agencies, use psychological selection tests as part of their recruitment processes. Worldwide, and especially in electronic formats, these tests are increasingly used for speeding-up, standardising and professionalising the task of putting the right people in the right jobs.
'Psychological Testing' is an easy-to-follow guide to the most popular selection tests on the market. It takes a broad, international perspective and explores developments in web-based testing services, which have revolutionised the industry.
This book seeks to answer all your key questions, including:
For employers, recruiting consultancies and agencies:
- What are the benefits of using psychological testing for your organisation?
- Which kinds of tests are available and how should they be used?
- What are the specific applications for each of the tests, and their advantages and disadvantages?
- What is good - and bad - practice in test usage in recruitment?
- Can these tests also be used for subsequent employee deployment and development, such as creating teams, training needs analysis, and career-planning?
For employees and job-seekers:
- What happens if you are required to take a selection test?
- What will these tests reveal about you?
- What do previous test-takers think about each of these tests?
- How can you prepare for the process of testing generally?
- How can you overcome test phobia, fear of the unknown and a feeling of intrusion?
With detailed information on numerous tests, 'Psychological Testing' is your invaluable handbook, whichever side of the desk you're on.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906659608
Publisher:
Harriman House Publishing
Publication date:
08/10/2010
Series:
Harriman Business Essentials Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Stephanie Jones is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Maastricht School of Management, and also acts as Academic Co-ordinator for Doctoral Programmes. She gained her PhD from University College London and Bachelor's degree from the London School of Economics.
She has taught on the MBA program of MSM in Maastricht, Kuwait, Egypt, Yemen, China, Vietnam, Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, Suriname, Peru and Kazakhstan.
Dr Jones previously managed consulting (including recruiting) and training businesses in the UK, Hong Kong, China, India, Australia and Dubai. She has also taught for the Universities of Exeter, Cranfield and Leicester of the UK.
Dr Jones has authored more than 25 books on business and management, including on the subjects of psychology, leadership, culture, recruitment, career development and expatriation.
When not travelling around the world teaching, she spends her time researching and writing from her holiday home and boat in Malta.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews