Basic Banking Skills Inventory (BBSB ™)

Basic Banking Skills Inventory – provide critical hiring information that is specific to job functions in the banking/financial services industry such as error perception, interpersonal skills, leadership, math, number comparison, more.

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Screen candidates for banking roles where math and mental agility skills are necessary using the Basic Banking Skills Inventory test.  Before you invest time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for:

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Arithmetic Computation
  • Math Ability
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Error Recognition

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

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Special Announcement

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

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 BBSB instrument helps provide critical hiring information that is specific to job functions in the banking/financial services industry. Making these assessments part of your selection process can help you:

  • Develop a more productive staff
  • Build stronger customer loyalty
  • Reduce employee turnover
  • Attract new business with referrals from satisfied customers
  • Reduce absenteeism and on-the-job substance abuse
  • Minimize careless errors
  • Decrease cash and equipment theft by employees

Used together or separately, the BBSB instrument and Personnel Selection Inventory – Banking assessments provide valuable candidate feedback that will enhance your human resource decisions.

The BBSB assessment helps you measure a prospective teller’s or service representative’s ability to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the job. The BBSB assessment can help you learn more about an individual’s:

  • Ability to detect errors
  • Capacity to compare records for accuracy
  • Math computation skills
  • Interpersonal and leadership abilities
  • Self-discipline and drive

What the BBSB Assessment Helps You Measure

  • Error Perception
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Name Comparision
  • Leadership
  • Arithmetic Computation
  • Math Ability
  • Number Comparison
  • Self-discipline
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Motor Ability
  • Error Recognition
  • Perceptual Skills
  • School Achievement
  • Drive

Potential Estimate – an overall score that suggests the likelihood that a candidate will be a successful teller or service representative.





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