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Psychometric assessments assist recruiters to understand your strengths, needs and the environments in which you are likely to flourish. Aptitude tests and behavioural style questionnaires of the type shown here have a role to play in mid to senior level appointments and are widely used by search firms and blue-chip organisations. They do not attempt to measure or predict knowledge or specialist expertise.

Interested in seeing how they work? You’ll find some examples in the section below.

Here are examples of the kinds of tests you may encounter.

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Aptitude Assessments

High level aptitude tests are often used for mid to senior level appointments as part of the selection process.

Complete realistic timed sample questions from Saville Assessment online by selecting the appropriate buttons below. These sample assessments are timed and will take six minutes each to complete.

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Behavioural Questionnaire

Wave Styles, developed by Saville Assessment, is used to gain an understanding of a candidate’s personal style, their culture fit, and the things that motivate them. They are often used to supplement or guide an interview, allowing candidates a frank and open exchange with a prospective employer.

Click the button below to view sample questions. This questionnaire is self-paced and not time restricted. If you are interested in a free trial of a full Saville Assessment Wave Style questionnaire, please see the exclusive offer below.

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This questionnaire is one of the tests often used for mid to senior-level appointments. If you wish to complete the questionnaire, which will take approximately 15 minutes, we will forward your own personalised coaching report with insights into your behavioural style.

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