Psychometric Test – Strong Interest Inventory

A psychometric test provides insights into an individuals cognitive ability, and indicates the potential of a candidate to excel in a position or career. Psychometric testing takes various forms (numerical, mechanical, logical, verbal, etc); Career Assessments are meant to help in making course and career choices and give scientific validation to these choices that students make. Most psychometric tests are administered online.

The Strong Interest Inventory assessment helps individuals identify their work personality by exploring their interests in six broad areas: realistic, artistic, investigative, social, enterprising, and conventional (often referred to using the acronym RIASEC). It then breaks the RIASEC areas into 30 specific areas of interest that can be directly related to fields of study, careers, and leisure activities. In addition, it describes an individual’s personal style preferences in five areas: work style, learning environment, team orientation, leadership style, and risk taking.

If you would like to know more about taking a Psychometric Test please get in touch nina@careercityguide.com

Published by Nina

UCLA Certified Career Counselor having counselled over 400 students from various schools and colleges in India. Have also worked with Psychometric Assessment Tools like Strong Interest Inventory and Stream Selector. Have 10 years experience in IT firms in Recruitment Resource Management.

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