The District/Regional Manager solution is for mid- to senior-level managerial positions that oversee multiple stores within a defined area. Sample tasks for these jobs include, but are not limited to: directing a group of supervisors or managers, having profit and loss responsibility for a district or region, and aligning work with overall company goals. Potential job titles that use this solution are: Regional Director, District Manager, General Manager, Regional Manager, Store Manager, and Area Manager.
Job Level: Professional
Job Family/Title: Retail
Average Testing Time (minutes): 65 minutes
Maximum Number of Questions: 222 items (207 items on average)
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Remote Testing: Yes
Question Format: Simulations, Multiple choice – Adaptive
Director Potential: This measures the potential for success as a director across industry type and functional area. This is characterized by scores that are derived from the candidate’s responses to questions regarding academic and social background and aspirations concerning work.
Director Judgment: This measures the tendency to make good judgments about how to effectively respond to work situations. This is determined by scores derived from the candidate’s responses to questions regarding situations one would likely encounter as a director.
Retail Professionalism: This component measures the tendency to have potential for success in the retail industry. This is characterized by scores that are derived from responses to questions regarding academic and social background, and aspirations concerning work.
Business Acumen: This measures the tendency to analyze and detect underlying themes when solving problems. This is a trait characterized by: visualizing future needs and problems, being creative and innovative when generating new ideas, systematically looking at data, and planning and organizing tasks.
Drive for Results: This measures the tendency to take a leadership role within an organization. This trait is characterized by: taking pride in reaching difficult goals, enjoying a fast-paced lifestyle, having high self confidence in his/her abilities, and taking charge in group situations.
Building Relationships: This measures the tendency to understand and impact the thoughts and feelings of others. This trait is characterized by: being open to the ideas of others, being supportive and concerned about others, and gaining the support and commitment of others.
Self-Motivation: This measures the tendency to be even-tempered and responsible in the workplace. This trait is characterized by: being dependable, behaving in accordance to high ethical standards, being optimistic, and remaining relaxed in stressful situations.