Product Description

Pearson’s occupational tests let you see a candidate’s true abilities and potential for success before you invest in bringing them on board and training them. Each test measures the whole person – the key cognitive abilities (can they do the job?) and personal work styles (will they?) that correlate to success in that job.

► Measure Success Factors for customer Service positions.
► Measure Success Factors in these financial positions:

► Measure Success Factors in these manufacturing positions:

 

Accountant/Auditor

An assessment of critical thinking skills and personal work style competencies that predict success on the job. Based on Department of Labor research and industry expert feedback, this occupation-specific assessment leverages a holistic assessment approach to give broad and accurate insight into the whole person.

Administrative Personnel

A customised assessment of speed, accuracy, and verbal abilities combined with personal work style competencies helps hiring managers quickly assess whether an applicant is likely to perform well in an administrative position. Based on research and industry expert feedback, this online assessment leverages a holistic approach to give broad and accurate insight into the whole person. Taking just 45-60 minutes to complete, the result is more accurate hiring decisions and a highly targeted screening solution.

Customer Service

Pearson’s Customer Service occupational test measures an applicant’s Verbal and Numerical Ability and Speed and Accuracy as well as other customer-facing work styles such as Concern for Others, Initiative, and Persistence. Get a complete and accurate job compatibility score and see all details in one easy-to-read, integrated report. Form a great “all-in-one” assessment for hiring English-proficient customer service agents, by combining this assessment with our Versant Test of Spoken Language. Learn more.

Financial Analyst and Financial Manager

Two assessment tools of critical thinking skills and personal work style competencies that predict success on the job and assists you to hire only the highest-quality individuals from your candidate pool. Benefits such as reducing turn-over and boost employee productivity, along with assessment of important critical thinking skills allows you to screen candidates.

Assess the following ten personal work styles:

  1. Achievement/Effort
  2. Adaptability/Flexibility
  3. Analytical Thinking
  4. Attention to Detail
  5. Cooperation
  6. Dependability
  7. Initiative
  8. Leadership Orientation
  9. Self-Control
  10. Stress Tolerance

 

Insurance Adjuster, Examiner, Investigator

This is an assessment of critical thinking skills and personal work style competencies that predict success on the job. Based on Department of Labor research and industry expert feedback, this occupation-specific assessment leverages a holistic assessment approach to give broad and accurate insight into the whole person.

Production Employee

Offers a customised assessment of mechanical aptitude and personal work style competencies to help hiring managers quickly assess whether an applicant will perform well in a production role in just 45 mins.

  • Predict how well an applicant will perform in roles requiring the assembly and fabrication of parts, and/or equipment setup, operation, and monitoring
  • Assess mechanical aptitude, including: Physical Principles, Mechanical Reasoning, Spatial Visualisation

Assess these 7 work style competencies documented to be predictors of success:

  1. Adaptability/Flexibility
  2. Attention to Detail
  3. Cooperation
  4. Dependability
  5. Independence
  6. Integrity/Dutifulness
  7. Self-Control

 

Supervisor (Manufacturing)

Predict how well an applicant will perform in roles with responsibility supervising and coordinating the activities of production, operating, and maintenance workers.

Assess these 12 work style competencies documented to be predictors of success:

  1. Adaptability/Flexibility
  2. Analytical Thinking
  3. Attention to Detail
  4. Concern for Others
  5. Cooperation
  6. Dependability
  7. Initiative
  8. Integrity/Dutifulness
  9. Leadership Orientation
  10. Persistence
  11. Self-Control
  12. Stress Tolerance

 

Industrial/Technical Sales

A customised assessment of mechanical aptitude and personal work style competencies to help hiring managers quickly assess whether an applicant will perform well in an industrial sales role.

  • Predict how well an applicant will perform in roles selling goods and services for wholesalers or manufacturers in which technical or scientific knowledge is required
  • Assess mechanical aptitude, including: Physical Principles, Mechanical Reasoning, Spatial Visualisation

Assess these 10 work style competencies documented to be predictors of success:

  1. Achievement/Effort
  2. Adaptability/Flexibility
  3. Analytical Thinking
  4. Attention to Detail
  5. Independence
  6. Initiative
  7. Leadership Orientation
  8. Persistence
  9. Self-Control
  10. Stress Tolerance

 

Engineer

Predict how well an applicant will perform in roles with responsibility over product design, process improvement, and application of mechanical and technical knowledge to support manufacturing and production and takes approximately 45-60 minutes to complete.

Director

Predict how well an applicant will perform in roles with responsibility for providing overall leadership for operations and support functions within the manufacturing industry.

Assess critical thinking: Complex Analysis, Strategic Thinking, Effective Decision Making, Problem Solving

Assess these 15 work style competencies documented to be predictors of success:

  1. Achievement/Effort
  2. Adaptability/Flexibility
  3. Analytical Thinking
  4. Attention to Detail
  5. Concern for Others
  6. Cooperation
  7. Dependability
  8. Independence
  9. Initiative
  10. Innovation
  11. Leadership Orientation
  12. Persistence
  13. Self-Control
  14. Social Orientation
  15. Stress Tolerance

VALIDITY

The ability component is powered by Pearson’s leading cognitive ability tests: Watson-Glaser and Bennett Mechanical.
For production employees at a Fortune 500 commercial printing company, the work styles predicted supervisor ratings of initiative (r = .30), innovation (r = .37), potential (r = .35), and job satisfaction (r = .39

ADMINISTRATION

The Occupational suite is available through the Talent Assessment Platform (TAP). Pricing for online assessments is determined by a sliding scale, based on the quantity purchased.