Detail Orientation Test

Use the Detail Orientation Test to identify candidates with patience focus and meticulousness skills for a variety of roles in your organization.


Hire the right person with the Detail Orientation Test and identify candidates with patience, focus and meticulousness skills.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Attention To Detail
  • Self-Discipline
  • Motivation

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

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Purpose: The Detail Orientation Test assesses whether an individual has the patience, focus, and willingness to be meticulous.


  • Pre-employment
  • Professional development
  • Training Tool


  • Self Discipline
  • Motivation
  • Dislike for Details

No. of questions: 26
Question type: Self-assessment
Estimated completion time: 5 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment available: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)
Validation Information:
Sample Size: 1293
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.92


Benchmarks: Available (general population and 21 industries)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available

360 Version: Available

Report Includes:

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

 Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 3 scales:

  • Self-Discipline: Assesses whether a person has the patience and focus to deal with details.
  • Motivation: Assesses whether a person considers details important, and is willing to take them into consideration when completing a task.
  • Dislike for Details Extent to which a person has an aversion for details.


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