Ability and Aptitude Testing

Ability or aptitude tests measure an individual's intellectual horsepower and are most commonly used in recruitment and selection. There are various types of ability assessments that measure wide range of mental aptitudes and skills including:

  • Critical reasoning
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Abstract/Logical reasoning
  • Mechanical reasoning
  • Spatial reasoning
  • Essential business skills (such as reading comprehension or software competence)
  • Job specific assessments (such as sales or customer service specific assessments)

Getfeedback have a large range of ability tests available from some of the largest test publishers:

TalentLens CEB TalentQ Hogan
Waston Glaser CTA Verify Range of Ability Tests Elements Verbal Business Reasoning Inventory
RANRA Essential Business Skills Elements Numerical
Core Abilities Assessment Job Specific Assessments Elements Logical
Ravens SPM & AMP Aspects ability assessments
Athena Numerical Reasoning
IRIS Situational Judgement

Choosing the right assessment

Getfeedback’s wide range of available assessments allows you to choose the most appropriate test for the roles that you are recruiting for. Every role is different and requires a different combination of abilities, skills and traits in order for a person to be successful in the role. Choosing the right assessment to measure these ensures that you can make the best decisions when assessing candidates. Getfeedback have years of providing support in assessing for roles and are always happy to talk through the requirements of the role and suggest the most appropriate tests.

Contact us now to discuss your ability testing requirements on 01491 845 536 or email us at info@getfeedback.net