Psychometrics generally refers to specialised fields within psychology devoted to measurement and assessment. Psychometric assessment is concerned with the objective measurement of constructs that cannot be directly observed. Examples are ability and personality

Examples of Psychometrics and How It’s Used

Ability, potential and preferences are most commonly measured in the workplace; determining an employee’s strengths and areas for development. Psychometrics can also guide students towards a possible career based on their abilities, potential, interest and preferences. 

Personality Traits

Psychometrics determine basic characteristics of an individual; which ascertain their fit to a specific work environment and roles. It increases self-awareness and improves interactions with others. It also helps with individual development and growth.

Common Uses For Psychometrics:

  • Employee selection
  • Individual development and potential
  • Team building
  • Leadership development
  • Talent management and succession planning
  • Interest
  • Career selection


Psychometric assessments aim to assess individuals objectively. FAB utilises HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa) accredited instruments to ensure validity and reliability.


  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Development (Succession Planning & Talent Management)
  • Career Guidance
  • Team Intervention
  • Coaching

What We Assess

Fab Consulting Cognitive
Fab Consulting Personality
Fab Consulting Integrity

The FAB Way

We have a consultative approach, enabling us to offer a tailored solution to best meet the client’s needs. Hence, we do not provide a brochure of assessments.


  • Determine and clarify purpose of assessment.
  • Select appropriate assessment/s.
  • Conduct assessment.
  • Provide feedback and guidance.

Client Testimonials

I truly appreciate that you take such a bespoke approach to each candidate and the requirements of the role. It is never static. And each assessment I read, I realise that there is an additional element / component / insight that I had not noticed.”

You and your team are always able to cater for our needs; you are always available to assist often beyond just assessments and you are prompt and efficient.”

The assessments align to our business requirements and insightful recommendations are often provided. Meaningful engagements pre and post the assessments.”

Find the feedback rewarding and true not always what I want to hear although spot on.”

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