Psychometric Assessments

Used by organisations to assess a job candidate’s intelligence, abilities, potential and personality.

Testgrid are the only independent provider of psychometric testing in the market.

There is no one size fits all solution because every person and every organisation is unique. Psychometric testing can help you match your company’s needs with the right person for the role.


Aptitude Assessments

Testgrid’s cognitive pre-employment assessments are objective, standardised and excellent predictors of on-the-job performance.

The commonly used cognitive assessments include:

  • Abstract reasoning – assesses problem-solving skills, how they will adapt to new tasks and how quickly they can learn.
  • Verbal reasoning – assesses written and verbal communication skills and how well they interpret written information.
  • Numerical reasoning – assesses the ability to understand and interpret data, graphs and tables, track KPIs and ROI, and manage budgets.
  • Mechanical reasoning – assesses mechanical or spatial reasoning skills.

If you are interested in learning more about our pre-employment assessments then get simply get in touch.

Benefits & Use Cases

  • Make fair (data-driven) hiring decisions
  • Hire the right talent
  • Reduce time and cost in the recruitment and onboarding processes
  • Improve retention
  • Receive predictive insights
  • Enhance development opportunities


Behavioural Assessments

From preferred work styles, values and motivation, to potential behavioural strengths, leadership potential and organisation/team fit, behavioural pre-employment assessments can help you understand what makes your candidate tick, how to help them perform to their best, and ensure a good culture fit or “culture add”.

The data collected at the talent acquisition stage can be vital to support onboarding, development and management of new hires.

If you are interested in learning more about our pre-employment assessments then get simply get in touch.

Benefits & Use Cases

  • Hire efficiently and effectively
  • Explain and predict behaviour
  • Identify leadership capabilities and potential
  • Ensure good culture fit or “culture add”
  • Reduce chances of a mis-hire
  • Reduce Bias


Emotional Intelligence Assessments

Emotional intelligence pre-employment assessments identify areas of emotional intelligence, including, emotional self-awareness, control, expression and reasoning.

Research now indicates that employees with strong emotional intelligence are better leaders, more successful at building high performing teams, more resilient and are stronger communicators. Strong emotional intelligence correlates with customer service performance: employee engagement and turnover in customer-facing roles.

Enquire today to add these pre-employment assessments to your talent acquisition strategy.

Benefits & Use Cases

  • Enhance teamwork
  • Boost workplace morale
  • Reduce staff turnover
  • Improve customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Increase productivity and profitability


Skills Assessments

Skills pre-employment assessments enable you to ensure that candidates meet a minimum standard or requirement for key skills demanded in their roles.

Testgrid’s extensive range of commonly used skills pre-employment assessments cover skills across areas such as admin and clerical, data entry, typing, desktop and software, coding, data mining and analytics, digital literacy, industrial, retail, call centre and customer service, healthcare and medical, mathematics, finance and accounting, sales and business, cybersecurity, programming, and Microsoft Office.

They may include simulations and scenario-based questions, and are closely aligned with specific roles.

Benefits & Use Cases

  • Predict performance more accurately
  • Remove unconscious bias
  • Enhance efficiencies and consistencies
  • Improve employee retention and engagement
  • Reduce training and development costs


Safety Assessments

Specialist safety psychometric assessments measure a blend of skills and behaviours, so you understand the safety profile of your existing workforce.

When you know your employees’ propensity for safe working, you are more equipped to make better and smarter hiring decisions. You will be able to manage risk-taking employees more effectively and give you confidence in protecting your workforce and customers.

Custom designed psychometric assessments are available for sectors including Building & Construction, Mining & Resources, Transport & Logistics, Warehousing and Industrial sectors.

If you are interested in learning more about our pre-employment assessments then get simply get in touch.

Benefits & Use Cases

  • Ensure your new hires are safe on your work sites (for themselves and others)
  • Minimise your risk
  • Mitigate your potential liability
  • Improve workplace morale
  • Demonstrate duty of care

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Why Testgrid is the #1 tool recommended by employers

Proudly Australian owned, Testgrid combines technology, talent and pre-employment psychometric assessments, psychology and data science expertise.

We empower organisations to accelerate performance, optimise the selection, realise talent acquisition results and achieve their goals.

Access over 2500 pre-employment assessments

Our assessments are backed by science

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Enable faster and smarter hiring decisions. Take the first step to streamlining your recruitment process.



Reduction time to shortlist


Increase in sales performance


Reduction in staff turnover


of Fortune 500 companies use psychometric assessments

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    Case Studies

    “This recruitment tool is an effective and efficient mechanism to screen high volumes of candidates…”

    – Nina Pollard | National Head of Talent Acquisition, Coles


    Applications in 24 hours


    Reduction in time to hire


    Increase in applications


    Hires in under a month

    “The calibre of candidates at the engagement centres is much higher”

    – Tracy Wright | Lead, Service Proficiency, NAB


    Cost savings per year


    Required engagement sessions


    Candidates successful in final engagement

    700 > 50 hrs

    Reduction in recruitment time