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Cognitive abilities are the strongest predictor of job success for all the employment levels across industries. It helps to gain an understanding of the candidate’s ability to learn, apply new knowledge, and solve problems. Using cognitive ability assessments leads to increased quality of hire and, in the end, improves your company’s bottom line.
The assessment “Spatial Perception” consists of 15 questions. In this assessment, a series of logical sequences is presented. The candidate has to determine whether a figure logically belongs to the series.
The assessment “Linguistic Perception” consists of 20 questions. In this assessment, the candidate will see a combination of two words that relate to each other according to a certain logical pattern. This is what we call language analogies. Under language analogies, we mean the ability of the candidate to really understand his language. Recognizing analogies under time pressure is an indicator for a high logical language understanding.
The assessment “Numerical Perception” consists of 26 series of numbers that are arranged according to a numerical order. The candidate should determine that pattern by using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Sometimes two or more calculations can be used in the series at the same time. The series must be continued with one number. The candidate must select an answer to every question. This assessment appeals to both the ‘fluid’ and ‘crystallized’ intelligence. The assessment has a predictive value for activities for which numerical understanding, abstract thinking and analytical skills are important.
The assessment “Calculating Ability” consists of 39 math problems with five alternative answers. The problems include addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication.Speed is of great importance in this assessment. The math problems begin relatively easy and increase in difficulty. First of all, the assessment measures mathematical relations, on the one hand, and the ability to deal with numbers, on the other hand.
The assessment “Technical Perception” consists of 15 questions and measures to what extent the candidate is able to solve technical or physical problems under time pressure. This assessment is specifically designed for technical functions.
Cognitive assessments are psychometric tests made to measure the general intelligence. These are typically formulated in a multiple-choice format. Cognitive assessments usually consist of verbal, numerical, abstract and logical tests.
Cognitive assessments are an important indicator of a future job performance. It assesses the ability of a person to learn and absorb information and to apply his abilities to solve problems and take actions.
Online cognitive assessments by TMA Method provide a good perspective of the intellectual level of the candidate. The results of the assessments are compared with standard groups on a secondary and higher level.
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