Tag Archives: Psychometric

Psychometric Tests – Do they matter?

sychometric Tests – Do they matter?

Psychometric Tests – Do they matter?

The objectives of psychometric tests are the measurement of skills and knowledge, abilities, attitudes, personality traits, and educational achievement. It seems everybody has something to say about psychometric tests, and in particular, IQ tests. This has lead many people  asking questions like, “Do they work?” “Are they accurate?” and basically,  “Do they even matter?”

We found this excellent TED talk where Nathan Kuncel, professor of industrial-organizational psychology at the university of Minnesota, talks about standardized IQ tests and that there is quite a lot we can learn from them.

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Psychometric Testing – Personality Assessments

Personality Assessments

Personality Assessments

There are a number of articles on this blog about psychometric tests. In this post we will explore the ‘why’ of tests. Often companies and candidates use and have to go through the ordeal of psychometric tests without really understanding why they have to do the tests and what the value is.

The question is thus: “Why do we do Personality Tests and why are they useful?” Before we can explore the why we first need to understand what it is that we are talking about.

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ISTP – JTI – The Sixteen Types

jtiISTP– A Brief Description

An alternative to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ®, the JTI assesses personality within Jung’s framework of Psychological Type. In addition to identifying a person’s preferred Type the JTI uses a scaled approach to each dimension, giving a more detailed description of preference than most Type indicators.

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ISTJ – JTI – The Sixteen Types

jtiISTJ– A Brief Description

An alternative to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ®, the JTI assesses personality within Jung’s framework of Psychological Type. In addition to identifying a person’s preferred Type the JTI uses a scaled approach to each dimension, giving a more detailed description of preference than most Type indicators.

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ISFP – JTI – The Sixteen Types

jtiISFP– A Brief Description

An alternative to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ®, the JTI assesses personality within Jung’s framework of Psychological Type. In addition to identifying a person’s preferred Type the JTI uses a scaled approach to each dimension, giving a more detailed description of preference than most Type indicators.

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