Clerical Speed & Accuracy Assessment (See also Perceptual Speed & Accuracy)

Also known as the Perceptual Speed & Accuracy Test, it uses a classic approach to measuring a candidate’s ability to read quickly, compare sets of information, and make simple decisions.

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Purpose: The Clerical Speed and Accuracy Test is one of our many online pre-employment aptitude tests. Also known as the “Perceptual Speed & Accuracy Test”, it uses a classic approach to measuring a candidate’s ability to read quickly, compare sets of information, and make simple decisions. The test can be used with good results where the position requires a lot of paperwork, and where both processing speed and minimizing errors are important. We recommend using this test for positions such as secretary, administrative assistant, inventory control personnel, shipping & receiving clerk, accounting personnel, and finance clerk.

About the Test: This is a timed 7-minute pre-employment test with 150 test items.

When To Use It: The Clerical Speed & Accuracy Test can be used with good results where the position requires a lot of paperwork, and where both processing speed and minimizing errors are important.

Target Group: We recommend using this test for positions such as secretary, administrative assistant, inventory control personnel, shipping & receiving clerk, accounting personnel, finance clerk.

High Scorers: People scoring high on the Perceptual Speed & Accuracy Test are quick and they do not make many errors.

Low Scorers: People scoring low on the Perceptual Speed & Accuracy Test are somewhat slow in completing their work and they tend to make more errors than you probably expect.

Number of Items: 150

Time Limits: 7 minutes

What the Report Gives You: Employment candidates scoring high on the test are quick to process information, and they do not make many errors. Candidates scoring low are somewhat slow in completing their work, and they tend to make more errors than expected.

Validity: In several empirical studies, this test was significantly correlated r=.28** with productivity; r=.21* with quality; r=.24* with safety; r=.24** with teamwork; r=.24* with dependability; r=.33** with attendance; r=.31** with overall job performance in a variety of entry level jobs.

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