Ace the Assessment

Author: 
Chamorro-Premuzic, Tomas
Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
Date published: 
2015
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Journal Title: 
Harvard Business Review
Source: 
Harvard Business Review, Vol. 93, No. 7-8, July-August 2015, pp. 118-121
Abstract: 

If you thought your test-taking days ended when you left school, think again. Recent research shows that about 76% of organizations with more than 100 employees rely on assessment tools such as aptitude and personality tests for external hiring. That figure is expected to climb to 88% over the next few years. How can you get better at taking these tests so that they're opportunities to shine instead of stumbling blocks in your career? After 15 years of studying assessments and developing more than 100 of them for organizations, I can tell you there's no easy way to game well-designed tools.

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CITATION: Chamorro-Premuzic, Tomas. Ace the Assessment . : Harvard Business School Press , 2015. Harvard Business Review, Vol. 93, No. 7-8, July-August 2015, pp. 118-121 - Available at: http://library.africa-union.org/ace-assessment

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