What is an assessment?
An assessment consists of cognitive capacity tests that determine your suitability for a certain job. Your performance is related to a norm group with which your result is compared. Assessments have a number of specific characteristics. They are explained further on this page. More information about assessments can be found on the website of Hellotest.
When should I make an assessment?
Almost everyone who applies for a job will have to take a capacity test or e-assessment. The capacity test is part of the selection procedure for almost all internships, business courses, starter positions and traineeships. About 50% of the unprepared candidates won’t pass the assessment.
Are all assessments the same?
There is a big difference between the assessments used. In this way each assessment has a unique composition between types of questions. In addition, the best approach differs for each assessment. Some assessments reward quick decision making, resulting in more errors. Other assessments, reward accurate work with fewer errors.
Which elements do assessments contain?
An assessment always consists of several elements. The most well-known components are number series, figure series and analogies. Recently, assessments are being further developed and there are also so-called assessment games. Assessments also often consist of personality tests. A personality test cannot be practiced.
How do I know which assessment I will receive?
You can see exactly which companies use which assessments via the Hellotest company overview. That way you can start preparing on time. This will greatly improve your performance, since there is often only a few days between the invitation for an assessment and the deadline.
Can I prepare an assessment?
With good preparation for an assessment, you avoid major surprises during the test. That means that you know what to expect and what type of questions you get. You can also learn to understand the underlying principles through practice. That way you know what to do to make the questions as good as possible. Finally, the correct approach and strategy also differ per assessment. By practicing, you become familiar with the correct approach per test.
What is the best way to practice assessments?
- Practicing an assessment starts with figuring out which assessment you should make. This can be done via the Hellotest company overview or the invitation from the company itself.
- After that it is important to prepare yourself specifically with the right training material.
- FAECTOR has entered into a unique partnership with Hellotest, allowing you to practice at an attractive discount.
- You can get started via the hellotest.nl/faector