Despite the scary sounding name, users of psychometrics often report that they enjoy the process and feel encouraged by the output.
Psychometrics are not the daunting prospect many think they are. Facilitated properly they can be quite the opposite
In simple terms a psychometric is a questionnaire that helps the user better understand themselves. In a team this is an excellent way to identify colleagues’ strengths and preferences. For instance a questionnaire might say that Sue is creative and sociable who works best when given regular feedback by her manager whilst Dave is disciplined and analytical, preferring to be set a task and left alone to get on until he’s completed the work….