psychological testing

psychological testing
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psychological testing UK US noun [U]
HR the activity of making people who are applying for a particular job answer a set of questions designed to find out if they have the right personality and mental abilities for the job: »

Only 10% of applicants pass a screening that includes psychological testing.


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