The purpose of skills assessment and psychometrics is to support human resource decisions and processes. It measures aspects of behaviour and ability not always identifiable through interview and reference checking.
Most importantly, by defining how a person acts and behaves, their team role and ability, managers are better equipped to not only hire the right people but deliver more appropriate direction, training and support.
Skills assessments are used for many reasons, they assist in delivering career counselling and facilitate career mapping. For organisations who have recently downsized they are a powerful way to redirect the agenda from rationalisation toward building future capability.
Assessment outcomes help individuals define their future career objectives and effectively assist organisations establish internal career pathways. Utilising a range of methodologies our skills audit combined with psychometric tests accurately profile future potential, strengths and development needs.
Psychometrics testing is an important part of a varied assessment process. It can be used in pre-employment screening, team development, conflict resolution and individual performance enhancement. Project Human Resources employs experts in the administration and interpretation of psychometric assessments. These professionals understand the needs of business and how best to apply results for successful outcomes.
Project Human Resource’s use a broad range of tools for group assessments, individual face-to-face and online testing. We assess reasoning and aptitude, personality, team orientation, behaviours, safety, attitudes, values and emotional intelligence.
Tests are administered by our staff and associates in most major cities throughout Australia. Alternatively, online tests can be used if it is difficult for individuals to find time to attend a scheduled testing session. We may also arrange testing sessions at our client’s premises if required.
The following are offered exclusively to Project Human Resource’s clients at no extra cost:
- Verbal feedback the same day and a written report within 24 hours.
- Ongoing validity and reliability assessments to ensure the best tests are used for each business.
- Job profiling to determine appropriate competencies and using results framework for development effectiveness.
Types of Tests
Our test library currently consists of over 50 titles from a wide range of publishers measuring:
- Personality (OPQ, 15FQ+, MBTI, OPP)
- Emotional Intelligence
- Health and Safety
- Values and Motives
- Team Roles
- Selling Styles
- Verbal Reasoning
- Numerical Reasoning
- Abstract Reasoning
- Mechanical Reasoning
- Spatial Reasoning
- Team Roles
- Critical Reasoning
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access)
- Typing speed and Accuracy
- Clerical Checking
- Data Entry Speed and Accuracy
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Indesign