BOOKS: Three of a kind ... Get the measure of yourself

BOOKS: Three of a kind ... Get the measure of yourself - How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests; Sam Al-Jajjoka; Kogan Page; pounds 8.99

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests; Sam Al-Jajjoka; Kogan Page; pounds 8.99

Strictly for those searching for high-powered jobs in IT, management and finance recruitment. There's not a lot in here save the tests themselves. Pointers are given throughout, and there are 12 timed tests to try. Good for strong performers wanting to learn the basics about technique. **

How to Succeed in Psychometric Tests; David Cohen; Sheldon Press; pounds 8.99

Written by a psychologist, and it shows. Explanations on the how, what and why of tests are scattered liberally between specimen tests. A great book for those wanting to do well in psychometric tests and keen to know more about their method and meaning. ***

Psychometric Testing; Philip Carter & Ken Russell; John Wiley & Sons; pounds 6.99

Good for insights on your own personality and intelligence. The emphasis is on self-quizzing rather than teaching the reader about passing tests. You might learn something about yourself, but not a lot about psychometric tests at job-interview level. *

*** best of its kind

** could be useful

* of minor interest

none: avoid.

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