Psychometric Tests For Dummies

Author: Liam Healy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119996491
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Today's job market is tough; it's dog-eat-dog, ruthless andcompetitive. Preparation is essential if you want to get the edge.As psychometric testing becomes standard for blue-chip companies toone-man bands this For Dummies guide could mean the differencebetween success and failure. As the world of HR embraces psychometric testing, more and morepeople are faced with the daunting prospect of having to sit thesemysterious exams. The tests have become the standard way in whichemployers judge abilities – your capacity to work withnumbers, words and diagrams; your attainment – what youactually know; and your personality – how you’re likelyto act. Psychometric Testing For Dummies is the essentialtool for being prepared and calm. The book takes readersstep-by-step through each type of test, what to expect and how toprepare for them. It also offers over 850 sample questions topractice on. Psychometric Testing For Dummies makesthese notoriously difficult and confusing tests easy. Psychometric Testing For Dummies includes: Understanding why psychometric tests are used Detailed examination of numerical, verbal, technical andabstract tests Full explanation of personality tests How to deal with feedback Over 850 sample questions

Logik f r Dummies

Author: Mark Zegarelli
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527657445
Release Date: 2012-05-16
Genre: Mathematics

Logik ist die Basis von Wissenschaft, aber auch eine Br?cke von Wissenschaft zum Alltag. So einfach sie scheint, so anspruchsvoll ist sie im Detail. Mark Zegarelli f?hrt Sie in "Logik f?r Dummies" systematisch in die Logik ein. Vom Paradoxon ?ber symbolische Logik bis zur Syllogistik l?sst er nichts aus und zeigt Ihnen, wie man Argumente pr?ft. Er arbeitet dabei mit anschaulichen Beispielen und schafft es so, dieses abstrakte Thema den Lesern nicht nur verst?ndlich zu machen, sondern ihnen auch Wert und Nutzen von Logik aufzuzeigen. Eine Einf?hrung, die den Wissensdurst stillt und Lust auf mehr macht.

Psychologie f r Dummies

Author: Adam Cash
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527820023
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Genre: Psychology

Wenn Sie großes Interesse an Menschen und ihrem Verhalten haben, sich aber nicht für lange Abhandlungen und Fachchinesisch erwärmen können, sollten Sie »Psychologie für Dummies« lesen. Denn Psychologie ist viel mehr als Freud und Co.: Was motiviert einen Menschen, extreme Dinge zu tun? Welche Rolle spielt die Biologie? Was bewirken Emotionen und wie kann man sie messen? Welche Faktoren bedingen Verhaltensänderungen? Und ab wann gilt jemand als psychisch krank? Adam Cash geht all diesen Fragen nach und gibt Ihnen Einblick in die verschiedenen Forschungsbereiche, in denen Psychologen tätig sind: Kognitive Psychologie, Entwicklungspsychologie, Sozialpsychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie, Forensische und Klinische Psychologie. Sie erhalten einen ganz neuen Zugang zu menschlichem Verhalten, Gefühlen und Abnormitäten.

Psychometric Testing

Author: Barry Cripps
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119182986
Release Date: 2017-05-08
Genre: Psychology

This book offers an examination of the strengths and limitations psychometric testing, with coverage of diverse methods of test development and application. It explores a variety of topics related to the field, including test construction, use and applications in human resources and training, assessment and verification of training courses, and consulting and includes applications for clinical psychology, performance psychology, and sport and exercise psychology across a range of professions (research, teaching, coaching, consulting, and advising).

IQ and Psychometric Tests

Author: Philip Carter
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749462000
Release Date: 2010-12-01
Genre: Games

IQ and psychometric tests are increasingly used in recruitment and selection procedures by those companies who want to ensure they employ workers of the highest calibre. With hundreds of questions on verbal, numerical and spatial ability, memory, creativity and personality, IQ and Psychometric Tests will help you to weigh up your strengths and weaknesses and improve your score. It also includes two full length IQ tests. Vital preparation for anyone facing these tests as part of a recruitment procedure, IQ and Psychometric Tests will also appeal to anyone who enjoys stretching their mind and exercising their brain.

Anorexia nervosa

Author: Hans-Christoph Friederich
Publisher: Hogrefe Verlag
ISBN: 9783840925825
Release Date:
Genre: Psychology

Die Behandlung einer Anorexie stellt eine besondere Herausforderung für Therapeuten dar. Die Betroffenen haben eine starke Bindung an ihre Symptomatik und ein ausgeprägtes Autonomiestreben, oft verbunden mit einer fehlenden Krankheitseinsicht. Dies erschwert den therapeutischen Zugang. Hinzu kommen die mit dem Untergewicht verbundenen gravierenden gesundheitlichen Folgen. Das in diesem Band vorgestellte manualisierte psychodynamische Vorgehen wurde zur ambulanten Behandlung der Anorexia nervosa bei erwachsenen Patientinnen entwickelt. Die Wirksamkeit des beschriebenen Therapiekonzepts konnte in einer umfangreichen empirischen Studie belegt werden. Einleitend gibt der Band grundlegende Informationen zum Störungsbild der Anorexia nervosa und erläutert relevante Störungsmodelle und -theorien. Weiterhin werden Hinweise zum diagnostischen Vorgehen gegeben. Anschließend werden die Therapieprinzipien und Behandlungsphasen vorgestellt und praxisnah anhand von Interventionsbeispielen erläutert. Der Behandlungsfokus liegt besonders auf beziehungsdynamischen Aspekten und damit verbundenen zentralen Konfliktthemen. Einen weiteren therapeutischen Fokus stellen typische ich-strukturelle Beeinträchtigungen dar, z.B. in den Bereichen des Affekterlebens und der Affektdifferenzierung, der Impulssteuerung, Selbstwertregulierung und der Wahrnehmung des eigenen Körperbildes. Zwei ausführlichere Fallbeispiele runden den Band ab.

Perfect Psychometric Test Results

Author: Ian Newcombe
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781409063346
Release Date: 2009-08-18
Genre: Education

Perfect Psychometric Test Results is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to secure their ideal job. Written by a team from Kenexa, one of the UK's leading compilers of psychometric tests, it explains how each test works, gives helpful pointers on how to get ready, and provides professionally constructed sample questions for you to try out at home. It also contains an in-depth section on online testing – the route that more and more recruiters are choosing to take. Whether you're a graduate looking to take the first step on the career ladder, or you're planning an all-important job change, Perfect Psychometric Test Results has everything you need to make sure you stand out from the competition. The Perfect Series is a range of practical guides that give clear and straightforward advice on everything from getting your first job to choosing your baby's name. Written by experienced authors offering tried-and-tested tips, each book contains all you need to get it right first time.

Ultimate Psychometric Tests

Author: Mike Bryon
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749481629
Release Date: 2018-08-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Are you faced with an upcoming psychometric test as part of a job application? Do you want to practise your technique and perfect your score? The best-selling Ultimate Psychometric Tests, now in its fourth edition, is the biggest book of its kind, containing over 1000 practice test questions of a multitude of different types of tests with accompanying answers and explanations. Providing sample questions from all the major types of test, including verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, personality questionnaires, non-verbal and diagrammatic reasoning, new tests also now include spatial recognition and visual estimation, situational awareness tests as well as quantities and conversion tests. Ultimate Psychometric Tests also includes an overview of which companies employ which tests, including L'Oreal, Sony, HMV, Toyota and IKEA among others and it has plenty of advice on how to get test-wise and seriously improve scoring. The use of psychometric tests in job selection procedures is more prominent than ever and for unprepared candidates they represent a considerable challenge that can get in the way of them successfully landing a new job. This is your definitive guide to acing any type of psychometric testing you encounter as well as keeping your mind sharp and active. About the series: The Ultimate series contains practical advice on essential job search skills to give you the best chance of getting the job you want. Taking you all the way from starting your job search to completing an interview, it includes guidance on CV or résumé and cover letter writing, practice questions for passing aptitude, psychometric and other employment tests, and reliable advice for interviewing.

How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests

Author: Sam Al-Jajjoka
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749442077
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

Praise and Reviews "Strictly for those searching for high-powered jobs." - Management Today "More than 70 per cent of companies use these tests - you've been warned." - Bookseller Psychometric tests are increasingly popular with employers. They are used in recruitment, as well as being incorporated into staff development programmes, and provide detailed information on personality and ability. How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests provides practice exercises that are relevant to those facing tests used in IT, management and finance recruitment, although some of the exercises are not exclusive to these areas and will have a wider appeal. By providing plenty of practice material, this book aims to increase candidates' understanding of the types of test they may face. This new edition has been fully revised and updated to contain 16 timed tests, incorporating over 500 questions, with the answers supplied. With practice, candidates can improve on their expected scores in these challenging tests. This book, from the UK's leading test publisher, provides that opportunity.

Japanisch f r Dummies

Author: Eriko Satō
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527708338
Release Date: 2012
Genre:

Sie haben angefangen, Japanisch zu lernen, haben regelmäßig Kontakt zu japanischen Geschäftspartnern oder wollen Ihren Urlaub in Japan verbringen? In diesem Buch erfahren Sie alles über die Besonderheiten der Sprache, erhalten eine kurze Einführung in Betonung und Grammatik und lernen anhand von vielen typischen Alltagssituationen Japanisch zu sprechen. So können Sie sich nicht nur auf Japanisch vorstellen und Small Talk betreiben, sondern bekommen auch beim Einkaufen und im Restaurant das, was Sie wollen. Mit der CD zum Buch können Sie viele Sprachübungen anhören und nachsprechen.

The Wiley Handbook of Psychometric Testing

Author: Paul Irwing
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118489703
Release Date: 2018-03-14
Genre: Education

A must-have resource for researchers, practitioners, and advanced students interested or involved in psychometric testing Over the past hundred years, psychometric testing has proved to be a valuable tool for measuring personality, mental ability, attitudes, and much more. The word ‘psychometrics’ can be translated as ‘mental measurement’; however, the implication that psychometrics as a field is confined to psychology is highly misleading. Scientists and practitioners from virtually every conceivable discipline now use and analyze data collected from questionnaires, scales, and tests developed from psychometric principles, and the field is vibrant with new and useful methods and approaches. This handbook brings together contributions from leading psychometricians in a diverse array of fields around the globe. Each provides accessible and practical information about their specialist area in a three-step format covering historical and standard approaches, innovative issues and techniques, and practical guidance on how to apply the methods discussed. Throughout, real-world examples help to illustrate and clarify key aspects of the topics covered. The aim is to fill a gap for information about psychometric testing that is neither too basic nor too technical and specialized, and will enable researchers, practitioners, and graduate students to expand their knowledge and skills in the area. Provides comprehensive coverage of the field of psychometric testing, from designing a test through writing items to constructing and evaluating scales Takes a practical approach, addressing real issues faced by practitioners and researchers Provides basic and accessible mathematical and statistical foundations of all psychometric techniques discussed Provides example software code to help readers implement the analyses discussed

IQ and Psychometric Test Workbook

Author: Philip Carter
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749462628
Release Date: 2011-01-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Although most people believe that there is little we can do to improve the intelligence we were born with, the brain can be exercised just like any other part of the body. Thought processes and intelligence scoring can be improved by practising different types of testing. This title from IQ expert Philip Carter is a companion volume to the bestselilng IQ and Psychometric Tests, and it includes not only hundreds of practice questions, but also answers but explanations. The broader format allows space for writing answers and making notes, and readers are provided with feedback so that they can assess their own strengths and weaknesses. Topics covered include: verbal aptitude tests, numerical aptitude tests, visual aptitude tests, problem solving tests, personality questionnairesm and advice on adopting the right approach to psychometric testing. The IQ and Psychometric Test Workbook provides an ideal opportunity for anyone to improve their IQ rating, or individual performance at psychometric tests, through continual practice and self-assessment.

Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie f r Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527810970
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Psychology

Viele Menschen leiden unter Depressionen, Ängsten, Essstörungen, Schlafstörungen oder Abhängigkeiten. Sie suchen Hilfe, ohne gleich eine kostspielige und langwierige Therapie machen zu wollen. Die Autoren Rob Willson und Rhena Branch haben als Verhaltenstherapeuten langjährige praktische Erfahrung mit Patienten. Leicht verständlich führen sie in die Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie ein. Sie erläutern, wie Gedanken und Verhaltensmuster unser Empfinden beeinträchtigen können und zeigen ganz praktische Wege zu einer neuen Sicht der Dinge. Wer lernt, seine Denkweise zu verändern, wird sich bald besser fühlen.