Most large employers use aptitude tests (psychometrics) as part of their selection process. Simply put, if you fail to do well enough in them then you will be unlikely to progress.
The tests employers use could be numerical, verbal, situational or case study based.
To do your best in these tests you need to prepare well for them. It is important to know what tests you will be doing, and to practise doing them so that you are familiar with them.
It is also important to develop a good test technique so that you don’t waste precious time during the test, an extra mark or two can make a huge difference.
To give you the best opportunity to succeed with your application, the resources in MyCareer give you lots of top tips the chance to practice 12 different tests, which are commonly used.