Applicant Potential Inventory (API ™)

The Applicant Potential Inventory assesses customer relations, productivity, theft, safety, turnover, and more.


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We regret to announce that as of February 2019 ONLY the paper-booklet version of this product was temporarily  discontinued.

IT IS STILL AVAILABLE ONLINE.  Until further notice booklets are no longer available for purchase and we apologize for the inconvenience that this creates for current booklet users.


Use the Applicant Potential Inventory (API ™) to ensure that your applicants are honest, drug free, respond well to supervision, adhere to safety rules and are unlikely to quit.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for things like:

  • Attitudes To Supervision
  • Drug Avoidance
  • Tenure
  • Safety

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

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The Applicant Potential Inventory (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 Applicant Potential Inventory (API ™) assessment helps measure the following:

Honesty – 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.

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


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