psychometric testing

psychometric testing
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psychometric testing UK US noun [U]
HR the activity of using tests that are designed to show someone's personality, mental ability, opinions, etc., in order to decide whether or not to employ them: »

A lot of big companies use psychometric testing for graduate recruitment.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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