Psychometric tests are useful for understanding more about what you are able to do, how you are likely to behave (your personality), and your occupational interests.
Individuals use psychometric tests to gain insight into their cognitive abilities, as well as personality and behavioural tendencies. They can help you to identify careers that would suit your personality, and make a successful career change. Individuals who are keen to develop their self-awareness, welcome psychometric tests, and coaching services.
Many employers use psychometric tests as an integral part of their recruitment process, for senior roles, internships and graduate roles. Organisations to make predictions about whether individuals will be a good match for specific job roles and promotional opportunities.
For example, some job roles require individuals to possess a certain abount of emotional intelligence or resiliance to perform well in the role, and deal with the role-related challenges they are likely to face. Psychometric tests make it possible for these attributes to be measured fairly and in a standardised way as they have been found to be related to real-world outcomes, such as job performance, trainability, career choice, and competence.