Ability tests: The benefit of ability tests for
selection purposes is that objective comparison can be made between
candidates for roles, however a further comparison can also be made
with the population of people in similar roles for example, senior managers, administrators,
engineers and graduates. These can be administered in a wide range of
Personality profiling (OPQ): Personality profiling is a process which involves individuals
undertaking a questionnaire which last about 45 minutes, administered
face-to-face or on-line.
The analysed output compares the candidate’s
preferences with a chosen population in relation to :
How they relate to other people
Suitable cultures and job content
Aspects of their feelings and emotions
Personality profiles predict an individuals
preferences, or style which helps determine how they approach their
role. This can be useful to determine strengths or areas for
Managerial judgement: A critical success factor in management is using appropriate judgement.
Questionnaires are available to establish how appropriately individuals
use their efforts to manage objectives, manage people and manage their
reputation in the business.
Sales reports: For sales roles, successful
candidates will be capable of handling projects from the initial
analysis of the market to providing ongoing customer support and
building long term relationships.