Source | xobin.com
Psychometric Tests partly constitute of aptitude tests to assess cognitive abilities and to assess behavioral competencies. The Big 4 Consulting players take it more seriously that they weed out more than 60% of their candidates with psychometric testing process.
No wonder how the Big 4 continue to maintain low attrition rates, higher employer satisfaction, attract and retain top talent and also deliver top results for their clients.
In this article, we shall throw light over how the Big4 Consulting Companies: Deliotte, KPMG, Ernst & Young and PwC test the cognitive abilities and behavioral aspects of potential hires.
Disclaimer: The following cited psychometric tests in the recruitment process of the respective companies is for reference only and is mostly followed in hiring for entry level roles.
Deloitte Psychometric Tests
Deloitte is one of the largest multinational professional service firms in the world, and is consistently rated as one of the top destinations for graduates and young professionals. In the UK alone, Deloitte consider more than over 100,000 job applications, for just a few new job postings, every year.
In order to simplify the process and cut time and cost, Deloitte divided their recruitment process into five stages; a big part of which are online psychometric tests, which manage to hinder more than 60% of candidates.Throughout the recruitment process, Deloitte will test you against a list of attributes so always ensure that you present and prove your:
1. Achievement of goals
2. Commercial awareness
3. Career motivation
4. Planning and organisational skills
6. Problem solving