Ever been frustrated by a seemingly good applicant who ended up not being able to complete essential job functions? When hiring for positions that require a specific skill set, you can’t just rely on past experience listed on a resume.

Using skill tests to weed out unskilled applicants can help you focus on finding the top performer with a can-do attitude, because bottom line: You want to hire someone you like who can actually do the job.

For positions that have a high rate of applicants, it’s important to utilize a screening tool to help select those candidates who have the basic skills your position requires from those who do not.

Our easy and effective skill tests will provide you with a baseline measure of competency and further help you identify who to continue moving along in the interview and screening process with. Our battery of tests cover everything from Supervisory style, Attention to Detail, Sales and Telemarketing, Math, Logic, Reading Comprehension and Writing, and Microsoft Excel.

SAMPLE REPORT

View an example of our good candidates sample report.

Management

Supervisory Style

In the workplace there are leaders and there are followers. We need both kinds to make things move, but how can you tell the leaders apart from the rest?

Our Supervisor skill test will help you single out candidates who have those key traits such as:

Work Ethic
Leadership Style
Decision-Making Capabilities

This brief test can be paired with both our Ability and Aptitude tests to offer the most complete picture of a candidate’s natural inclinations and aptitude skillsets.

This test can also be used as a pre-screening tool to determine whether your candidates have the basic supervisory skills required for your open positions.

SUPERVISOR SAMPLE REPORT

Attention to Detail Tests

General Attention to Detail

Many positions tout attention to detail in order to perform the variety of tasks required of the job, and nearly every candidate resume proudly claims this skill. How many that you hire actually have it, though? Now you can find out ahead of time with our quick and easy Attention to Detail test.

This brief skill test is a series of detail-oriented tasks that candidates have to read directions carefully, try a sample question, and match various pieces of information that are either identical or slightly different from one another.

It’s easy to identify who’s a fit and who’s not with this pre-screen tool

ATTENTION TO DETAIL SAMPLE REPORT

ATTENTION TO DETAIL TESTS

Technical Attention to Detail

For highly skilled or technical positions, impeccable attention to detail is necessary in order to perform the variety of tasks required of the job. This brief skill test is a series of technical-oriented detail tasks that candidates have to read through carefully in order to match various pieces of information that are either identical or slightly different from one another.

It’s easy to identify who’s a fit and who’s not with this prescreen tool.

TECH ATT TO DETAIL REPORT

Sales

This short skill test measures a candidate’s knowledge of various sales techniques, including a candidate’s knowledge of how to interact with a prospect in terms of pushiness, sensitivity, tonation, closing skills and marketing knowledge. This test can be used as a prescreen tool to determine whether your candidates have the basic Sales skills that are needed for your open positions.

SALES SAMPLE REPORT

TELEMARKETING

This short skill test measures a candidate’s knowledge of various sales techniques in a telemarketing setting, including a candidate’s knowledge of how to interact with a prospect in terms of being too nice or pushy, persistent in asking questions or closing the deal, pressure-oriented, coachable, too up beat or serious, with strong or weak knowledge of and marketing savvy. This test can best be used as a prescreening tool to determine whether your candidates have the basic telemarketing sales abilities required for your open positions.

TELEMARKETING SAMPLE REPORT

EXCEL

This short skill test is a measure of a candidate’s competency performing various Microsoft Excel functions for accounting and organizing financials, such as adding/hiding sheets, copying data, and formatting fields. This test can be used as a prescreen tool to determine whether your candidates have the basic Excel skills that are needed for your open positions.

TECH SAMPLE REPORT

Math

Math Easy

This short skill test measures simple math functions, such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing values. This test can be used as a prescreen tool to determine whether your candidates have the basic competency in performing mathematical calculations that are needed for your open positions.

Math Basic

This short skill test measures basic math functions, such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing values and also factors in percentages, fractions and more complex math problems. This test can best be used as a prescreening tool to determine whether your candidate’s have the basic competency in performing more complex mathematical calculations that are needed for your open positions.

MATH SAMPLE REPORT

Cognitive Thinking & Reasoning

Logic

If you’re looking for an easy-to-use tool that will allow you to determine your candidate’s critical thinking abilities and cognitive skills before investing in them, then this is the test for you.

This short skill test measures various aspects of:

Logic
Critical and cognitive thinking
Differentiation between objects
Mechanical aptitude
Ability to draw conclusions from pieces of information
Unusual logic or the ability to step outside of the box to see solutions

This test can best be used as a prescreening tool to determine whether your candidates have the basic critical thinking abilities required for your open positions.

LOGIC SAMPLE REPORT
Reading

This short skill test measures a candidate’s competency with reading and reading comprehension topics including:

Grammar
Vocabulary
Analogies
Similes
Figurative language
Reading strategies
Critical thinking
Sentence context
Word context
Logic

LOGIC SAMPLE REPORT
Writing

This short skill test measures a candidate’s ability to recognize and select appropriate answers in relation to writing competency.

Questions are based on:

Complete sentences
Sentence and word tense
Singular and plural usage
Spelling
Grammar
Clarity of sentences
Punctuation

This test can best be used as a prescreening tool to determine whether your candidates have the basic writing skills required for your open positions.

WRITING SAMPLE REPORT

Mix and Match

Pair any of these short skill tests with any other combination of our Ability and Aptitude assessments to gauge basic skills and knowledge on any of these topics.

Easy to Use

All of our assessments are completed online, so there’s no mess or filing. We assign you an active and clickable link which immediately directs you to your testing page.

We also have a personalized client portal which allows you to easily track your candidate’s testing status, organize testing by department, and assign users within your departments.

Contact us today to try it for yourself!