Whether you are actively job seeking or thinking about making a career switch in the near future, it is good to know how to best utilize the job search process. With technology and human resources techniques evolving rapidly, you need to keep up to date with what to expect so you can make sure you’re making the kind of impression that will land you your dream role.
The decision to train as a firefighter is a life-changing one. It is natural to feel nervous about what may await you during your training. There is, however, one aspect of the process that causes particular concern for prospective firefighters: the Candidate Physical Ability Test.
If you’ve passed the screening stage for a job you’ve recently applied for, then you may be asked to complete a psychometric test which is designed to test your aptitude, ability, and personality to see how well you fit the role. Today, we are going to talk about the most common types of psychometric tests, what they hope to find, and how employers use the results to determine who to hire.
We have added a completely new question category under Verbal Aptitude, the Deductive Reasoning Test category
If you have a Test Prep account you will now be able to run all 87 test questions in the new Deductive Reasoning category.
If you do not have a Test Prep Account, visit the new deductive reasoning test page to try a free practice test.
If you are in the process of applying for your dream job, you’re probably wondering what you can do to maximize your chances of being offered the position. While you’re busy polishing your resume, cover letter, and application, take a moment to consider your social media profiles.
Social media platforms have given employers a greater depth of insight into potential hires than ever before. Here are 10 things to avoid doing on social media when job searching, so you know what you need to do to make a perfect first impression.
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While aptitude tests can make candidates anxious, they are an essential part of the recruitment process for businesses of every size, including major companies. Here are 10 major companies that use aptitude testing to select their future hires.
For new recruits to the Australian Defence Force, passing the Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) is an important milestone in their training. If you are due to take the ADF fitness test, then you’re going to want to ensure you are fully prepared – both physically and mentally – for what the test will demand of you.
Aptitude tests are gaining in popularity, as employers try to differentiate between candidates with similar education levels, workplace experiences, and skill sets. According to the Harvard Business Review, approximately 76% of companies with over 100 employees use aptitude tests as part of their recruitment procedure, making preparing for an aptitude test a crucial part of any job-seekers interview preparation.
When we implemented the new test preparation software three weeks ago it did not contain the Study Tools section – it does now.
The Study Tools are now available in the new software, with a few improvements:
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If you’ve applied for a job recently and have just heard you’ve passed the screening stage, then you may be asked to present in person for a job interview. Job interviews often make candidates nervous, but with adequate preparation, you should be able to come out the other end with a brand new employment contract in your hands. Here is everything you need to know to prepare for a job interview.