Hogrefe HR and Occupational Psychometrics

Psychometric testing has become a very popular tool in the recruitment process and in assisting employees with development. It is quick and easy to set up, offers immediate insight and provides a reliable way to assess candidate suitability on a large or small scale.

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  • The AMI differentiates between seventeen dimensions or 'achievement orientations': Dimensions Description Compensatory effort Willingness to expend extra effort to avoid failure. Competitiveness Drive to win and be better and faster than others. Confidence in Success Belief in capacity to achieve even difficult goals stemming from a belief in own knowledge, skills and abilities. …

  • The Bochum Matrices Test (BOMAT) Advanced Short Version contains two parallel forms, with a reduced number of items (29) from the original version, resulting in a significant shortening of the time required for the test. The BOMAT sets out to measure the analytic and integrative operations involved in complex reasoning. The instrument makes it possible to clearly distinguish, with regards to gener…

  • The UK standardisation was carried out in 2007 under the direction of Professor John Rust. The result is a practical, work-based questionnaire that is valuable for use at senior managerial levels. The self-report questionnaire (Form S) is complemented by a version of the questionnaire that can be completed by others (Form O). This provides a useful insight into the impact of behaviour on…

  • The BIP-6F is much more than a short version of the BIP-- it offers a self-rating with 48 items that, in contrast to the BIP, tap into six broad higher-order dimensions (Commitment, Discipline, Dominance, Stability, Cooperation and Social Competence). While 33 of the 48 items can also be found in th…

  • Creativity is a key force in organisations. Assessing creativity, which has been described as the most important economic resource of the twenty-first century, is a crucial part of the selection process for every organisation that truly values innovation. The CRE-W explores creative thinking in a business context: It is situation based and focuses on realistic work problems. It is designed to giv…

  • The d2 consists of 14 test lines with 47 characters in each line. Each character consists of a letter, 'd' or 'p' marked with one, two, three or four …

  • The d2-R consists of 14 test lines with 47 characters in each line. Each character consists of a ‘d’ or ‘p’ marked with one, two, three or four small dashes. The test taker must scan the lines and cross out all occurrences of the letter ‘d’ with two dashes while ignoring all other characters. The d2-R has been praised for its value in measuring focus of attentio…

  • The new TOP has been developed to enable individuals and organisations to harness the potential of the dark triad of personality at work. Thoroughly grounded in research and with impeccable academic credentials, the TOP measures the aspects of the dark triad (narcissism, Machiavellianism and subclinical psychopathy) across three factors and 11 subscales. The items have been specifically formulated…

  • Unlike tests of ability (measuring what people can do) or personality (measuring what they believe and value, or how they behave), the DASA measures how people actively manage themselves and make their own choices. Chris Dewberry, author of the DASA, discusses the instrument: The DASA... assumes that critical psychological processes, including decision-making and impulse control, are habit-based…

  • The test consists of two short sections, each of seven minutes. In part one the candidate chooses from a selection of four words, the one word which …

  • The FOCUS 20 includes the following scales: Extravert   Friendly: Gets to know people quickly, cheers people up, enjoys contact. Outgoin…

  • How does the subscription model work? Both new and existing users of our HTS 5 system will be able to choose from either a subscription or a non-subscription option. With the subscription model, users will pay an annual fee - which then allows them access to a full range of discounted pricing, based…

  • Implicitly uses reaction time to measure biases with regard to disability, age, gender, sexual orientation and ethnic origin. These tests work by havi…

  • What are the benefits of the IST-Screening test? IST-Screening allows unsuitable applicants to be screened out early in the selection process, reducing recruitment overheads without compromising quality. IST-Screening saves time and money, effectively evaluating verbal, numerical and non-verbal aptitude in less than 30 minutes. Unlike similar tests, IST-Screening gives a total score across all t…

  • The LJA uses a unique dynamic assessment approach, examining managers’ breadth and level of leadership judgement. The LJA’s unique “…