“It is entirely normal for candidates to fail on the first few attempts at many of the more popular tests.” Graduate Alexandra Toma gives her insights on the gruelling process of psychometric testing. In this series, you can expect to learn more about: Psychometric testing, situational testing, verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and what to do… More What to do if you fail psychometric testing?
Joe Hytner is the Founding Director of Titanium Tutors, a private tuition company which introduces tutors in London, other UK cities and online. The tutoring industry has been on the rise over the last decade, and nowhere is the client demand higher than in London. We are also seeing increasing numbers of tutor applications from… More Signing up with London tutoring agencies
The latest in Alexandra Toma’s series on Psychometric testing. In this series, you can expect to learn more about: Psychometric testing, situational testing, verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and what to do if you fail? To check out other tests click here → Employment Tests Non-verbal reasoning, mechanical comprehension, and data interpretation? If it does not sound… More Quick Guide: Non-verbal reasoning tests
My name is Dean Gottliffe and I am currently on the Civil Service Fast Stream’s Project Delivery stream, working at Navy Command HQ in Portsmouth as a programme support officer. I graduated from King’s College London with a BA (Hons.) in Ancient History in July 2011. In the following eight years, I have worked at… More From King’s to the Civil Service Fast Stream
Verbal reasoning features in most psychometric tests and is used to test your vocabulary, comprehension, and command of rules of usage called grammar. In other words, they reveal how well you can analyse written information. Alexandra Toma explains. Usually, the format is a short passage of text followed by true, false and cannot say questions.… More Top 5 tips to pass the verbal reasoning tests
Numerical Reasoning is a type of ability assessment that evaluates how well you can interpret and manipulate mathematical data; they also give employers an insight into your overall intelligence, judgement and business acumen. It is important to know that more often than not, you are being measured on how well you manage your time as… More Top 5 tips to pass the Numerical Reasoning tests
Now in turn for some insiders tips and wisdom, here are some of the things we wish we knew when we first started our journey in King’s: From Alex & Lucia – King’s students & part-time careers staff. Alex: The first few months of settling into university can be daunting, especially when you are in a… More Advice for my young self
Simply put, situational judgement tests assess your understanding and reasoning around solving problems in work-related situations. Alexandra Toma explains In this series, you can expect to learn more about: Psychometric testing, situational testing, verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and what to do if you fail? To check out other tests click here → Employment Tests Nonetheless,… More Situational Judgement Tests: Can good judgment be measured?
Here at King’s Careers & Employability, we want you to be as prepared as possible for your first steps in your career; and understanding more about psychometric testing in the recruitment process is crucial. In this series, you can expect to learn more about: Psychometric testing, situational testing, verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and what to… More Psychometric Testing: 4 step guide to tackle the daunting recruitment process
Recent graduates Lucia Olmos and Alexandra Toma tell us about their experience working as Careers Engagement Assistants, here at the King’s Career and Employability team. Having a part-time job while studying has a myriad of benefits. It can help you earn some extra money; you gain work experience (much coveted by employers), and it gives… More Part-Time Work: What are the benefits of working and studying?