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Psychometric Profiles- Personality Identity Profile (PIP)

The Fixed Price Recruitment Company can offer a range of psychometric profiles, but the one we recommend is the Personality Identity Profile (PIP). The PIP is powered by Kenexa, owned by IBM and is designed by industry experts to give an insight into each candidate’s personality. The PIP looks into eight key personality traits.

The Personality Identity Profile takes between 7 and 10 minutes to complete and requires candidates to answer a range of questions. Following this a report is compiled showing an overview of what a candidates personality is likely to look like, to see an example report click here.

1.    Assertiveness

2.    Drive

3.    Extroversion

4.    Confidence

5.    Social Sensitivity

6.    Caring (How aware a candidate is of others)

7.    Structure (How a candidate goes about a task)

8.    Openness to Change

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Skills Tests

The Fixed Price Recruitment Company can facilitate over 1100 candidate skills tests for your recruitment process. Each test takes between 30 to 45 minutes to complete and we recommend that you choose between one and three skills tests in your recruitment process. All of the skills tests that we offer are completed, and results delivered, online. The tests that we offer are designed by professionals in their field and can ensure that each candidate has the correct competencies to succeed in your vacancy. Below are some skills tests that we suggest for each industry sector.

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Accounts and Finance

U.K. Accounts Payable - The U.K. Accounts Payable assessment tests the knowledge of an accounts payable clerk or an office associate that has a subsidiary duty in the processing of Accounts Payable. This includes the processing of invoices, purchase orders and cash flow. This test primarily focuses on the basic accounting concepts used in the processing of Accounts Payable.

U.K. Accounts Receivable - The U.K. Accounts Receivable assessment is designed for an Accounts Receivable Clerk Position. Topics include A/R Principles, Credit to Customer, Invoice/Billing Concepts, Cheques, Applying Payments and Collections.

HR and Payroll

U.K. Human Resources Basics - The U.K. Human Resources Basics test combines questions regarding the various areas and issues within the Human Resources field. It mainly tests the basic understanding of the daily functions within a Human Resources department, with specific questions on legal functions, recruitment, training, and compensation.  This test is appropriate to administer to those with a minimum of one year working in the Human Resources field.

 U.K. Payroll - This test, for payroll specialists, is aimed at testing people with one or two years’ experience in payroll knowledge. The test aims to determine whether the test taker knows the principles of payroll such as wages calculation, the different pay periods, payroll deductions, including Statutory and Voluntary deductions, different methods of payments, tax depositing and how and when to file the reports including year-end reporting. The Payroll test was designed to identify the extent of payroll knowledge sufficient to perform in a professional manner the payroll process from collecting employee's hours to filing annual payroll and tax reports.

Project Management

U.K. Project Management Fundamentals - This test is designed to assess the skill level of a Project Manager. Most of the questions are oriented toward generic project management. The test includes question of advanced level such as a Project Management Professional (PMP), an intermediate level such as a person with some PMP training, as well as basic level questions. The areas covered by the test are project startup, scope planning, schedule planning, budget planning, staffing and HR, project execution and leadership.

U.K. SAP for Users - SAP is a financial tool that integrates financial, management, and business performance processes. It allows the assessment and input of financial, asset, and cost accounting information and procedures as well as production operations and materials.   This test gauges the level of knowledge of SAP by those individuals operating in an entry to mid-level position, dealing with financial analysis or accounting in the U.K. Typical SAP work for these individuals requires a basic understanding of accounting principles and how those principles are addressed in the SAP environment. This test is NOT intended for SAP developers.



U.K. Legal Staff Skills - The U.K. Legal Staff Skills test measures knowledge of terminology and practices which should be commonly known by legal secretaries. This test is designed for entry level legal secretaries and assistants.

U.K. Legal Vocabulary - The U.K. Legal Vocabulary test covers a variety of topics such as criminal law, personal injury terminology, general litigation and wills and estates. Test takers are asked to determine the proper word or words that fit different situations. This test is appropriate to administer to those working within the legal industry.

U.K. Paralegal Skills - The U.K. Paralegal Skills test is designed for professionals who wish to pursue a career in the paralegal field. Because legal analysis is not the exclusive domain of the lawyer, without understanding the legal analysis fundamentals, paralegals may fail to grasp the complexities of the legal system and cannot accomplish many of the more demanding tasks which they are assigned. The aim of this test, then, is to assess knowledge of the functions of a paralegal, field regulations, ethical guidelines of paralegals and attorneys, legal analysis techniques, legal research options, investigations, office administration, and legal terminology.