Preparing for Aptitude Tests
 

It is increasingly common for employers to use numerical and verbal reasoning tests in order to assess candidate’s ability to process verbal and numerical information within a set period of time.

Here at de Grouchy Partnership we have a selection of mock papers that we are happy to share with you so you can practice and achieve the results you want. Please get in contact with a member of the team and ask for further information.

Find the right environment!

Many of these tests are done online, prior to your meeting with the client. Therefore, make sure you find somewhere quiet where you will not be disturbed. Internet signals can always be hit and miss so make sure that you are in a hot spot that will not let you down, we always advise candidates to test the connection first.

Know how the tests are marked!

These tests are marked by comparing your scores against the the mean average of others who have taken the test. The key is mixing accuracy and speed together.

Have the right tools!

Make sure you have a pen and paper to hand, and if necessary, a calculator.

Lastly - Practice, Practice and Practice.

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CV Template
 

Your CV is arguably the most important tool you will need when finding a new job. It will often be your first impression to an employer, setting the tone of your interview. Get your CV off to the best start with our free template.

Download CV (MS Word format)

Strengthen your CV
with Numbers

They say a picture can be worth a1000 words but so can Numbers. Often when speed-reading you find numbers help to explain, prioritise and make understanding easier and quicker.

Find out how to get the most out of numbers when writing your CV with this guide.

Common Interview
Questions

Interviews are designed to test whether you have the skills, the personality, and the enthusiasm to be a success in the role. Every interviewer has their own style, however
here are a list of common questions that can give you an edge if you can answer using real life examples.