About the Author Acknowledgements Preface Introduction Preparation 1. The employer perspective 2. Preparing for success Psychometric Testing 3. Introducing psychometric tests 4. Verbal reasoning and critical-thinking tests 5. Numerical tests 6. Abstract reasoning and other tests 7. Personality questionnaires Assessment Centres 8. Assessment centres - an introduction 9. Group exercises 10. Written exercises 11. In-tray exercises 12. Presentations 13. Role-plays 14. Other exercises Interviews 15. The interview - preparation 16. Getting ready to answer questions 17. Over to you - questions to ask at the end of the interview On the Day and Following Up 18. Appearance and body language 19. On the day 20. Afterwards Success 21. You've got the job! A Final Word Answers to Psychometric Tests
Winner of two National Career Awards, 2009 for her Job Search Support Programme and in 2007 for The Gold Career Programme. Denise Taylor is an award-winning chartered psychologist and registered guidance practitioner who has been helping people find out who they are, what they want to do and be successful in their job search for more than 20 years. She is the founder of Amazing People (www.amazingpeople.co.uk) and noted as one of the top career coaches in the UK with clients from all over Great Britain, Europe and beyond. Denise was the featured careers coach on ITV's 'Tonight' programme - How Safe is your Job? (November 2008), is regularly featured on radio shows to discuss career related issues. She is a sought-after consultant, advising companies as diverse as the Civil Service, charities and energy companies in making effective recruitment decisions.