Clerical Aptitude Assessment – 3rd Revision

Clerical Aptitude Assessment assesses whether the personality traits and skills a person possesses match those required to excel in a clerical or administrative position.


Use the Clerical Aptitude Assessment – 3rd Revision to assess your candidates for the personality traits and Excel skills needed in clerical roles.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Professionalism
  • Office Skills
  • Data Entry
  • Typing
  • Filing
  • Proofreading
  • Microsoft Office

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

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Purpose: Clerical Aptitude Assessment – 3rd Revision assesses the personality traits and skills and Excel skills required in a clerical or administrative position.


  • Pre-employment
  • Professional development



  • Tolerance for Routine
  • Integrity
  • Autonomy
  • Hardiness/Thick Skin
  • Dependability

Social Orientation

  • Team Spirit
  • Friendliness
  • Helpfulness

Office Skills

  • Filing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Graph & Chart Reading
  • Proofreading Skills

Data Entry Skills

  • Alpha-Numeric Data Entry Speed
  • Alpha-Numeric Data Entry Accuracy
  • 10-Key Data Entry Speed
  • 10-Key Data Entry Accuracy

Typing Skills

  • Typing Speed
  • Typing Accuracy

Software Expertise

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher

General Job Skills

  • Attention to Detail
  • Task Juggling
  • Concentration Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Organization Skills

Emotional Intelligence

  • Communication Skills
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Conflict-Resolution Skills
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Coping Skills

No. of questions: 167
Question type: Self-assessment, situational, skill testing
Estimated completion time: 60-90 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards
Validation Information:
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  • Benchmarks: Coming soon. Data collection is underway.
  • Interview Questions: Available
  • Group Comparisons: Available
  • 360 Version: N/A

Report Includes:

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Graphs
  • Detailed narrative interpretation
  • Strengths and Limitations
  • Advice
  • Impression Management

Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 3 factors, divided into 41 scales:

  • Personality Aptitude/Fit: Degree to which a person possesses the right attitude and temperament for a job in the clerical/administrative field.
  • Clerical Competencies: Degree to which a person possesses the requisite skills needed to be effective and productive in a clerical/administrative position.
  • Transferable Skills: Degree to which a person possesses certain key skills that would be considered an asset in a number of jobs and positions.


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