Purpose

A quick, inexpensive way to test candidates for the skills you require. You score these 5 minutes tests yourself.

General Description

The tests in this Clerical Skills Test Series each come in packages of 20 and include all necessary scoring material. Tests available are:

  • ALPHABETIZING & FILING:A Designed to measure the ability to store and retrieve files in alphabetical order.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL:A Ability to recognize likenesses and differences rapidly and accurately.
  • BOOKKEEPING:A 

    Measures the ability to handle some of the materials and problems with which an experienced bookkeeper deals.

  • CODING:A 

    Ability to code numbers and symbols according to a simple formula.

  • GRAMMAR & PUNCTUATION:A 

    Measures grammar, punctuation ability and the skill to do correspondence.

  • MANUAL DEXTERITY:A 

    Measures aptitude for fine and gross muscle control and coordination of eye and hand.

  • MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION:A 

    Measures the ability to perceive and understand the relationship of physical forces and mechanical elements in practical situations.

  • NUMERICAL SKILLS:A 

    Facility with numbers, files, codes, symbols and simple arithmetic.

  • PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY:A 

    Measures logical ability, deductive and inductive reasoning.

  • PROOFREADING SKILLS:A 

    Measures the ability to proofread.

  • READING COMPREHENSION:A 

    Measures the ability to read and understand the English language.

  • RECEPTIONIST SKILLS:A 

    Ability to deal with situations that face a receptionist including telephone etiquette.

  • SPATIAL PERCEPTION:A 

    Measures the candidate’s space relations aptitude.

  • SPELLING:A 

    Measures knowledge of words and the ability to spell correctly.

  • VERBAL FLUENCY:A 

    Ability to think of words rapidly: to write or talk without blocking or searching for the right word.

  • VOCABULARY:A 

    Measures the ability to communicate easily and fluently with others.

Positions for which the test is appropriate

These tests are used to pre-screen job applicants and in-house personnel in any position requiring specific administrative and clerical skills.

Languages published

  • English
  • French