The term psychometric comes from two Greek words, psyche and metric, which when literally translated means 'measurement of the mind', There are three main areas that the tests explore: your capabilities, aptitude for the job, and to determine whether your personality fits in with the vision of the organisation you are hoping to join. Essentially, the tests designed for the same look to evaluate intelligence, aptitude and personality. The two types of psychometric assessment at Wheebox are:
Use of Psychometric Tests
Psychometric testing as part of the recruitment or selection process and also used for competency development are designed to provide employers with a reliable method of selecting the most suitable job applicants or candidates for promotion. Many organisations choose to use this tool to give all candidate an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities, psychometric tests offer a fair way of comparing different people's strengths, regardless of educational background or previous work experience.
Cognitive abilities are brain-based skills we need to carry out any task from the simplest to the most complex. Cognitive ability tests assess abilities involved in thinking (e.g., reasoning, perception, memory, verbal and mathematical ability, and problem solving). Generally Cognitive ability tests scores are strongly correlated to job performance. Wheebox Cognitive Ability tests are much more accurate predictors of job performance and has been able to establish over a period of time.
Use of Cognitive Abilities Test
There is a strong consensus among I/O psychologists that cognitive ability is the single best predictor of job performance and it is a common HR practice to utilize cognitive ability tests for selection and recruitment purposes. Candidates who score well on cognitive ability tests are more likely to complete training successfully, learn and digest new information on the job, and adapt more quickly in fast-changing work environments. More than Eighty five percent of Fortune 500 companies and over 50% of large Indian Multinationals utilize pre-employment tests to understand the candidates' differences in cognitive ability before making a hiring decision or before commencing interviews.
Technical tests generally measures candidate's hard skills and shows companies that are hiring if they have the suitable expertise for a certain technical job. Some skills tested include the following. A technical employment test is basically meant to analyse candidate's knowledge and hard skills. At Wheebox these tests are measured using next generation assessment tools like Live Simulators, Compilers, IDE, Code-lets and MCQ viz..
The Job Role Test helps organizations ensure that persons with the right knowledge, skills, and abilities are matched with the right job offering. While many organizations test for technical skills or do personality assessments, these assessment combines the personality and domain knowledge into one test.
Each job role has been carefully studied and the requirements of the following industries have been taken into account viz..
Through our robust and highly secured test engine, advanced analytics dashboard and highly interactive and intelligent reporting system, we drive great business results and people ROI for our customers. Wheebox offers a highly customized and advanced platform, to assess the talent, helping our customers, screen and select the right brains with the right attitude complimenting the company culture.
Wheebox offers a wide array of assessments across pre-hiring screening, aptitude evaluations, training & development needs.
1500+ Companies | 5200+ Academic Institutes | 10+ Sector Skill Councils | 3 Large Scale State Projects