Psychometric test

Blog posts with advice on psychometric tests. For more information please visit the psychometric tests section of our website.

How to succeed at verbal and numerical reasoning tests

1. Figure out what’s expected from the tests

Usually when an organisation wants you to take online psychometric tests, they’ll give you a small amount of information about what they want to see. Some make your timing the priority, whereas others will state you don’t necessarily need to finish the test. They also sometimes state what level they’re looking for […]

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LSE Careers exclusive resources

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LSE Careers exclusive resources: Graduates First

LSE Careers subscribes to Graduates First so LSE students can get exclusive access to a selection of free professional-quality practice psychometric and selection tests.

With over 20 numerical, verbal and logical tests to choose from, it allows you to track your progress using their comprehensive performance breakdowns and expert feedback as you go along.

Graduates First also gives you tips and information about employer tests, psychometrics, assessment […]

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Selection processes

Once you successfully get through the first stage of the application process to the next round – you’re on your way from being a possible employee to a probable employee and should feel proud that your application has impressed your potential employers.

There are, however, a number of ways in which an employer may assess your suitability for a job […]

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    Top application and assessment centre tips from an LSE student

Top application and assessment centre tips from an LSE student

John, an international student in the Management Department, has had a lot of success at application stage and recently attended a number of assessment centres. Here he shares his insights into how to get through the different stages of the selection and recruitment processes and his top tips for success:

Application forms and psychometric tests

In applications use the full word count. If an answer […]

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    Practise psychometric tests for free with our new subscription

Practise psychometric tests for free with our new subscription

If you are a current LSE student, you can now access a huge selection of practice psychometric tests, employer tests and assessment centre and interview advice through our new resource, Graduates First. Find out more and sign up to Graduates First on our website (LSE network account required).

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What is occupational testing?

Guest blog by Matt Stevens from Pearson TalentLens discussing occupational testing and different types of tests candidates are likely to face during a graduate recruitment process:

What is occupational testing? 
Occupational testing or talent assessment is the use of psychometric tests to predict the performance of potential and current employees in a range of roles and across different career levels. Psychometric […]

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Psychometric testing – advice and insight from an LSE alumnus

LSE alumnus and guest blogger Arnab Datta shares his insights on psychometric testing and the best way to approach these assessments. You will not be surprised to hear that tests form a major part of the application process for a lot of graduate jobs. Still, different companies and industries challenge you in particular ways, so one major skill is adapting […]

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