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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Job Interview by Marc Dorio

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Test-Taking Tips

Employment-related tests come in six types:
Knowledge tests. How much do you know in a given area?
Skills tests. How proficient are you at certain tasks—typing or data entry, for example?
Aptitude tests. What is your performance potential, based on natural abilities?
Career interest inventories. What jobs interest you most?
Personality or psychological tests. How do your traits and character stack up against those of others?
Integrity tests. How honest and trustworthy are you?
 
You may be asked to take any one or a combination of these tests.
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