Psychometric testing becoming more and more popular amongst employers as part of the recruitment process. The aim is to understand your personality and objectively measure your mental ability or see which areas you may need to upskill in. They allow an insight into how you will work with others, how you cope with the demands of the job and how you handle stress.
Most of these tests involve multiple-choice questions. While the results are often given as a number, a higher score is not necessarily better as the tests are usually measuring more than one skillset. The tests fall into two main categories, personality questionnaires and aptitude tests, which measure your reasoning and intellect