Although this personnel test assumes no prior knowledge of data processing, it’s designed to measure both entry-level and experienced candidates’ it aptitude for analyzing and resolving business problems using their programming skills. It is offered over the Internet or in booklet form.
The 60-minute version consists of 4 problems. The first 3 evaluate the candidate’s programming potential including:
Attention to detail
Basic math skills
Capacity for following procedures
Ability to create symbolic programs
The 4th problem is designed to test the candidate’s analytical ability and skill in interpreting business specifications to solve problems.
The test is appropriate when assessing candidates for positions such as:
Entry level software developer
Systems analyst trainees
IT support analyst