By Marian Power
It is a speedy reference advisor for human assets practitioners who use or plan to take advantage of evaluate tools in any context. It comprises reasons, counsel, case reports and proposals to aid practitioners get the main out in their HR checking out.
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For example, it is possible to gain an exemption from prescribed EEO legislation when trying to remedy a particular imbalance. You may be testing for a receptionist role in your organisation and receive an application from a visually impaired candidate. If your initial reaction is ‘They couldn’t do the job’, think carefully! EEO A selection committee declines to consider a candidate who, although having obtained an excellent test score on the psychometric tests used in the selection exercise, is a single mother of three schoolaged children.
It is useful for assessing the ability to perceive, understand and grasp complex relationships in confusing situations requiring persistence, logic and attention to detail. Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM) Timing 20 minutes or untimed (20–45 minutes) Qualification level Medium Australian norms No Scoring By hand, scoring service available Purpose Assesses non-verbal reasoning ability; a measure of general intellectual ability relatively independent of specific education or cultural learning Employment categories Junior managers, supervisors, sales, clerical office, customer service, technical trainees, trainees, IT Description Popular test of abstract reasoning comprising a series of shapes.
Verbal test: examines ability to work with, understand and apply relationships with verbal information. Non-verbal test: examines ability to process information, recognise relationships and differentiate between relevant and irrelevant information. Numerical test: examines ability to understand and apply relationships between numbers. Spatial test: examines ability to visualise 3-D objects and manipulate them mentally. Mechanical test: examines ability to visualise the relationship between moving parts and the way in which mechanical systems operate.
A Quick Guide to Human Resource Testing by Marian Power