Tailored preparation for your Psychometric test with TalentQ

Find out how the Institute of Psychometric Coaching effectively prepares through tailored practice tests, online courses and personal coaching for your psychometric, aptitude and personality tests developed by TalentQ.

About TalentQ 

TalentQ is a UK based company who is expanding globally and now has offices in Australia and New Zealand via a local distributor and Hay Group.

TalentQ Cognitive or Aptitude Tests

TalentQ offers two types of Aptitude Tests:

The Elements Aptitude (Ability) Test

The Elements Ability tests are typically offered to job applicants applying for managerial or professional roles. The Elements Ability tests include 3 sections:

Elements Verbal test (or Verbal Reasoning) - this section measures your verbal reasoning skills. Test questions include paragraphs of information, following by statements and questions relating to the paragraph. Your task is to accurately answer each question or statement based on the information provided in the paragraphs.

 (Please note: there are 15 questions to complete. The timer is set at 30 second each question before you are automatically moved to the next question with no opportunity to re-visit previous questions)

Element Numerical test (or Numerical Reasoning) - this aptitude test measures your numerical reasoning skills. The test doesn’t measure your skills in maths but your ability to quickly and logically process numerical information. Test questions include interpretations of numerical data displayed as graphs and tables.

(Please note: there are 12 questions to complete. The timer is set at 75 or 90 seconds for each question before you are automatically moved to the next question with no opportunity to re-visit previous questions)

Elements Logical (or Abstract Reasoning) – this aptitude test measures your conceptual reasoning skills. The test includes non-verbal scenarios. Each scenario includes a group of shapes with some logical rules which you need to identify in order to identify the next shape or the odd one out.

(Please note: there are 12 questions to complete. The timer is set at 60 seconds for each question before you are automatically moved to the next question with no opportunity to re-visit previous questions)

The Elements Ability tests are timed per question – i.e. there is a time limit for each test question.

The Aspects Aptitude (Ability) Tests

The Aspects Ability tests are typically offered to job applicants applying for non-managerial, operations or admin roles. The Aspects Ability tests include three types of tests:

Aspects Ability Verbal test (or Verbal Reasoning) - this section measures your verbal reasoning skills. Test questions include paragraphs of information, following by statements and questions relating to the paragraph. Your task is to accurately answer each question or statement based on the information provided in the paragraphs.

 (Please note: there are 15 questions to complete. The timer is set at 30 seconds for each questions before you are automatically moved to the next question with no opportunity to re-visit previous questions)

Aspects Ability Numerical test (or Numerical Reasoning) - this aptitude test measures your numerical reasoning skills. The test doesn’t measure your skills in maths but your ability to quickly and logically process numerical information. Test questions include interpretations of numerical data displayed as graphs and tables.

(Please note: there are 12 questions to complete. The timer is set at 60 seconds for each question before you are automatically moved to the next question with no opportunity to re-visit previous questions)

Aspects Ability Checking - this test measures your attention to details. The test includes several scenarios with lists of words and numbers. Your task is to identify errors in the lists of words and numbers.

(Please note: there are 8  questions to complete. The timer is set at 60 seconds for each question before you are automatically moved to the next question with no opportunity to re-visit previous questions)

The Aspects Ability tests are timed per question – i.e. there is a time limit for each test question.

TalentQ’s Personality Test

TalentQ has developed the Dimensions Personality test, which has 106 test questions and is used by employers to assess job candidates’ behavioural style.

The Dimensions Personality test includes 106 behavioural statements which candidates need to express the extent of their agreement or disagreement on a scale of 1 to 5. For example, “My daily life is full of things that keep me interested”.

The Dimensions personality test is untimed.

Which companies use TalentQ’s Aptitude and Personality tests?

TalentQ’s set of aptitude and personality tests is used by a wide range of companies such as: CEB (QLD’s airport) and Hay Group amongst many others.

Please note that most companies tend to have more than one psychometric test provider.

Practise and preparation for your Psychometric Test with TalentQ

The Institute of Psychometric Coaching offers online and tailored practise tests, online psychometric test courses and one-on-one coaching for your psychometric test with TalentQ:

  • Practise online tests mimicking the verbal, numerical and logical test questions in TalentQ’s Aspects and Elements aptitude tests
  • Practise online Personality Tests to prepare you for TalentQ’s Dimensions personality test
  • Fully tailored online cognitive and personality test courses
  • One-on-one coaching sessions delivered by experienced psychologists and psychometric test trainers

Try our practise online tests and preparation solutions for your TalentQ’s Aptitude and Personality tests to ensure you demonstrate your true capability.

Click here and select your relevant classification and job level to start practising!

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