Applicant Potential Inventory (API ™)

Asses customer relations, productivity, theft, safety, turnover, and more.


Special Announcement

We regret to announce that as of February 2019 the publisher of this product has temporarily  discontinued only the paper-booklet version of this assessment.

IT IS STILL AVAILABLE IN SINGLE ONLINE COPIES.  Until further notice booklets are no longer available for purchase.

We apologize for the inconvenience that this creates for current booklet users.


The API was developed for applicants who read at a lower reading level and can help lead to:

• stronger customer and employee relations
• improved productivity
• reduced employee theft
• decreased workplace accidents
• greater company profitability
• less turnover and absenteeism

The API assessment helps measure the following:


The Honesty Scale helps assess the likelihood that the individual will not engage in workplace theft.

Drug Avoidance

The Drug Avoidance Scale helps measure the likelihood that the applicant will not sell or use illegal drugs on the job.

Employee/Customer Relations

The Employee/Customer Relations Scale helps measure an applicant’s tendencies toward courtesy, cooperation and service.

Work Values

The Work Values Scale helps measure an applicant’s attitude toward work and positive work habits.

Supervision Attitudes

The Supervision Attitudes Scale helps measure the likelihood that the applicant will respond appropriately to supervision.

Tenure or Job Commitment

The Tenure or Job Commitment Scale helps measure the likelihood that the applicant will not quit after a short period of time.


The Safety Scale helps measure an individual’s level of safety consciousness and the likelihood that the applicant may be a safety risk.


Please contact us for pricing and more information. In most cases, detailed information including samples pages/reports and/or validity information is available to be sent in Adobe format upon request.


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