Psychometric Profiles: What Are They? The Different Types, Why Companies Use Them & Top Tips for Use

Psychometric profiles are used by employers for a multitude of different reasons, so understanding the numerous reasons why will give you an improved perspective on how you can approach and engage with them.

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You may or may not have come across Psychometric Profiles and experienced the numerous companies that use them for both recruitment and training. The likelihood is however, that you are likely to be required to complete several at various points in your professional life; whether you work in the third sector, local or central government, or in the private sector. Profiles are used by employers for a multitude of different reasons, so understanding the numerous reasons why will give you an improved perspective on how you can approach and engage with them. Additionally, it will better enable you to consider how to utilise them to prepare for interviews and to support learning and development

This article is intended as a high level guide to:

  • What psychometric profiles are
  • What different types of profile there are
  • Why companies use them, and
  • How you can best prepare yourself

Thus, giving you a baseline understanding, as and when come across them in the future.

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