Aptitude Assessments

Assess a candidates potential performance before you make them an offer. Aptitude assessments measure innate mental abilities or ‘aptitude’, such as problem solving, learning ability and processing information.


Abstract Reasoning

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Need a quick learner? A candidate who thinks on their feet? Abstract Reasoning psychometric assessments are excellent indicators of your prospects’ problem-solving skills and conceptual thinking abilities.

When you need a candidate who can take conceptual ideas and transfer them into real-world solutions, or spot new trends as they emerge, you need a strong conceptual thinker.

Identify the best candidates for your role; whether you have an entry level position to fill in the Mining sector, or an executive role in Healthcare, ensure your candidates’ abstract reasoning skills are the best-fit for your needs.

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Benefits & Use Cases

  • Lateral thinking
  • Attention to detail to big picture thinking
  • Ability to identify patterns and relationships in data
  • Logical reasoning
  • Natural learning capability
  • Systemic approach to problems and developments


Verbal Reasoning

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Verbal reasoning assessments are critical measurements of candidates’ communication and problem-solving competencies. When you need to fill a complex role with a high level of written and verbal communication, you can’t afford to hire second best.

All industries and sectors need candidates with strong verbal reasoning skills. The ability to comprehend and analyse documents and verbal information is critical in customer-facing roles, as well as stakeholder management positions.

Assessing verbal reasoning skills and competencies involves measuring multiple aspects of a candidates skill-set.

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Benefits & Use Cases

  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Draw logical conclusions using verbal information
  • Ability to think quickly and respond accordingly
    with reasoned verbal responses
  • Form an understanding of concepts during conversations
  • Find relationships between ideas and concepts using
    verbal information


Numerical Reasoning

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Looking for someone with top class analytical insights to interpret and report on numerical data? Someone who can track KPI’s, review ROI and monitor budget fluctuations?

Numerical reasoning psychometric assessments are a great place to start. These tests measure candidates’ core abilities and strengths in data interpretation, analysis and formation of logical conclusions. A candidate’s general intellectual ability is measured by their ability to identify relationships and solve problems within numerical material.

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Benefits & Use Cases

  • Aligning data results with business goals and objectives
  • Ability to interpret data and present in non-technical terms for key stakeholders
  • Collection, analysis and reporting of numerical data
  • Efficient and insightful identification of data trends or
    issues such as performance figures, production
    fluctuations and financial returns


Mechanical Reasoning

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Safeguard your workforce and avoid risky hires with Mechanical Reasoning psychometric assessments.

Mechanical reasoning assesses candidates’ abilities to understand mechanical concepts, to identify relationships between components and solve mechanical problems.

Multiple industries utilise mechanical reasoning assessments to ensure their talent has what it takes to develop fully-fledged careers in their fields. Mechanical reasoning tests are common assessments in heavy industry and manufacturing sectors, especially for entry-level and graduate roles.

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Benefits & Use Cases

  • Construction workers
  • Maintenance technicians
  • Emergency response personnel
  • Tram, Bus and Train drivers
  • Factory operations workers
  • Assembly-line personnel
  • Mining personnel

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