ASSESS for Managers, Professionals, Executives - Selection & Development
Intellectual Ability Testing
— Available only to USA and Canada —
The ASSESS system is designed to accept some optional intellectual ability tests and incorporate these results into the ASSESS reports.
Intellectual Ability Testing Options:
Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices
The Standard Progressive Matrices is a word-free, number-free, culture-fair measure of abstract reasoning ability.
More specifically, it provides a measure of one's ability to perceive and understand concepts by asking
examinees to determine the relationship between a series of figures and identify the figure which will complete
the system of relations. This test provides an indication of an individual's capacity for observation, operational
problem solving, and learning. It is a good, general purpose test of "thinking power" and is best used in conjunction
with another test such as the Watson-Glaser or the Thurstone.
Not timed; estimate 30 minutes to complete.
Thurstone Test of Mental Alertness
This test provides a measure of one's flexibility in thinking and intellectual quickness. The candidate must think quickly
to solve verbal and quantitative problems and must be able to quickly "switch gears" back and forth between problem types.
It reflects the strength of an individual's verbal and quantitative reasoning skills and their ability to learn quickly, adapt to
new problem situations and comprehend complex relationships. A good measure of the type of "on your feet" abilities
required in professional sales jobs. It is recommended for professional, entry level and lower management, sales, and
Timed; 20 minutes.
Employee Aptitude Surveys (EAS)
The Employee Aptitude Survey test series predicts performance for occupational groupings throughout the
organization — from entry-level to management — measuring cognitive, perceptual, and psychomotor abilities
including reasoning, numerical, verbal, and spatial ability. Multiple uses including pre-employment, promotional, training
EAS 1 — Verbal Reasoning|
Measures the ability to analyze verbal information and to deduce logical conclusions from that
information. A quick verbal reasoning test.
Timed test; 5 minutes.
EAS 2 — Verbal Comprehension|
Measures the ability to understand written words and the ideas associated with them.
It includes the ability to read, understand, and interpret written materials.
Timed test; 5 minutes.
EAS 7 — Numerical Ability|
Measures the ability to perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.
It includes adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers, decimals, and fractions.
Timed test; 10 minutes.
Arithmetic Reasoning -- RBH Test
This test measures the individual’s ability to handle figures quickly and accurately. The Arithmetic Reasoning Test
is a business arithmetic test which measures one's ability to solve word problems related to math used in business
such as determining wage rates, discounts, percents, averages, etc. Recommended for middle and lower level positions.
Timed test; 15 minutes.
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Monday, August 03, 2020