Test Taking Skills
THINKING SKILL ENHANCERS Many useful resources to help you develop your logical thinking and ananlytical thinking skills, including:
Hot Rod Your Head Free online courses to make your smarter, healthier, and more successful. Includes:
Brain Boot Camp
Brain Builder of the Week
Hot Rod Your Vocabulary Bodhi Tree
Practice and Prepare for Academic and Employment Tests Get ready for pre-employment (or promotion) exams and other types of assessments. Includes scored (and unscored) tests of clerical skills, math, etc.
Objective Exams Tips for taking True/False or multiple-choice questions -- T/F or multiple-choice questions. Also available:
and suggestions for
Georgia College & State University
Taking Multiple-Choice Tests Need some test-taking strategies for multiple choice tests? Try these tips
(just remember, there's nothing like being truly prepared... but these tricks can help if you're stuck).
Robert Runté, Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge
Strategies for Taking Employment Tests Employment test taking strategies useful for ANYONE faced with a pre-employment test (and links to other useful articles on negotiating pay, etc.)
How to take newspaper tests
Five types of tests
Beating test anxiety
How newspapers use tests Detroit Free Press
Supreme Court Addresses Pre-Employment and Pre-Promotion Testing Provides criteria by which the constitutionality of pre-employment drug testing policies were determined.
Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich
Civil Service Test Taking Tips Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission (P&CSC) of the City of Pittsburgh provides these suggestions to help you succeed on Civil Service exams.
City of Pittsburgh
Exams and Testing This chapter from Brian Krueger's book, describes the five basic types of tests you may encounter in pre-employment testing and provides useful tips and strategies.
College Grad Job Hunter College Grad Job Hunter
Border Patrol Employment - Sample Test Questions The Immigration and Naturalization Service provides several practice questions, including explanation of answers, on Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension. These would be appropriate preparation for a variety of other employment tests, also.
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Nurse Aide Self-Assessment Take this reading test; also provided on this site:
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Uses of Pre-employment Tests in Selection Procedures Info about the uses of as a
pre-employment screen as well "personality tests" and "honesty and
maximum performance tests Bill Angus [M.D. Angus &
Free Microsoft Test Preparation TestFree provides numerous FREE prep tests as well as a variety of other exam prep materials, online, at a very reasonable cost.
TestFree Publishing LLC
Plus-32 Employment Testing System A
FREE DOWNLOAD of the "Plus-32" Testing System is available to those interested in assessing this employee evaluation software. Numerous reports are also available, as well as a free (as a PDF or Word file), providing an overview of the different personality types and showing testing can aid in employee management and motivation.
Management Book B. R. Garrison Software Group
Personality Testing in the Workplace Find out more about the types of assessments utilized by employers. Examine a and see how the results of personality testing can be incorporated in interviewing, etc. Information is also included about Sample Report Personality Types and their impact in the workplace.
Decision Support Technology
Dilbert's Daily Mental Workout Give our brain a mental workout with a puzzle each day (if you're stumped, don't worry -- they post the answer the next day). Includes a link to Catbert's Anti-Career Zone which contains all sorts of great stuff -- just the site to visit if you're feeling a bit frayed around the edges!!
The Dilbert Zone / United Media
Drug Testing and Other Possible Conditions of Employment Info about "conditions of employment" such as drug testing, credit checks, reference checks, and other pre-employment checks.
College Grad Job Hunter
Americans with Disabilities Act -- Guidelines on Pre-Employment Inquiries Find out which questions are permissable and when Pre-employment Medical Examinations can be required (factors
used in determining whether a particular test is medical are provided).
Franklin & Gringer Labor Relations & Employment Law
California Driver's Exam Includes twenty practice questions; scores and lists incorrect responses; provides links to explanations of correct answers. Please note: Answers to some questions may vary depending on current state law - check your OWN states' drivers' manual for specifics. [
Pennsylvania Driver's Manual] Mattias Sjöberg
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