Psychometric testing is a valuable resource in the selection and recruitment process. The tests measure candidatesí aptitude, expertise, personality trait and approach. provide insights into how candidates for a job can perform in certain job positions and work environments.
Although most psychometric tests
do not evaluate a personís psychological and emotional stability, some tests are designed to gauge individualís truthfulness, reliability and inclinations to react in certain ways or give certain emotional responses.
However, psychometric tests are today used in occupational guidance and counseling to help employers choose the best candidates for a job. The tests can also be used by individuals when planning their career paths.