Visit our member library for a copy of 'guidelines for psycometrics' article published by Pearson Talenlens.
Helpful links for reference regarding tests and best practice:
Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) website - www.cipd.co.uk
The CIPD is the professional body for those involved in the management and development of people. The CIPD provides information on best practice use of Psychometric tests.
British Psychological society website - www.bps.org.uk
The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.
Psychological Testing Centre (PTC) website - www.psychtesting.org.uk
The British Psychological Society's Psychological Testing Centre (PTC) provides a focus for all Society activities in relation to psychological testing. The PTC website provides access to information about tests and testing. Whether you are a psychologist, a test user or a member of the public interested in knowing more about testing, the PTC website is a valuable resource.
Assessment Day website - www.assessmentday.co.uk
Assessment Day provides information on a wide variety of ability and assessment centre exercises, and practice test examples of the most popular ability tests. AssessmentDay was set up to help job seekers find out about the psychometric tests commonly used by employers. By being familiar with the style and layout of aptitude tests, knowing what to expect, and knowing how their score will be used, candidates are less flustered and are better able to perform to their best ability.