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Candidate Preparation

To help you prepare for your upcoming assessments, we have provided some guides and online practice tests, which you can access below.

Personality & Behavioural Questionnaires

Wave Styles assessments are built around one integrated model based on a rich understanding of personal motives, talents, competency potential and preferred culture.

There are two main Wave personality questionnaires, Professional Styles and Focus Styles. Wave Strengths are also available, providing a powerful suite of behavioural screening questionnaires offering a cost-effective approach to volume recruitment.


Aptitude Tests

Employers often use aptitude tests as part of their assessment procedures for the selection and development of staff. Research has shown that they are powerful predictors of performance at work.

Tests help you to:

  • demonstrate your strengths
  • be assessed fairly on job-relevant criteria
  • find out more about your strengths and development needs
  • make future career decisions based on your abilities

Tests help employers to:

  • select people best suited to the demands of the job
  • identify areas where individuals might benefit from further development
  • obtain objective information about people’s abilities

Online Practice Tests

Complete realistic timed practice questions online by selecting the appropriate link below (links will open in a new tab).

While you are in a practice test you can complete the questions as many times as you like. To re-access a practice test after you have opted to Finish, simply select the required link again.

You will be given onscreen feedback for each question that you answer. The purpose of the practice tests is to familiarise you with the format of the actual test and working to strict time limits.

The difficulty of the example questions does not necessarily represent the difficulty level of the test itself.


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