The Executive Solution helps assess planning, directing, coordinating, formulating policies and overall management skills of senior executives. Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:
- Executive Potential
- Leadership Professionalism
- Deductive Reasoning
This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.
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The Executive solution is intended for use with senior executive level positions responsible for planning, directing, or coordinating key business activities and operations at the highest level of an organization. Executives at this level often accomplish their work through subordinate executives and provide overall direction to their organization by determining and formulating policies within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Potential job titles that use this solution are: Executive Vice President, President, and Executive Director.
Job Level: Executive
Job Family/Title: Business Suite
Average Testing Time (minutes): 74 minutes
Maximum Number of Questions: 237 items
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple Choice, Adaptive
Deductive Reasoning: This assessment measures the ability to draw logical conclusions based on information provided, identify strengths and weaknesses of arguments, and complete scenarios using incomplete information. It provides an indication of how an individual will perform when asked to develop solutions when presented with information and draw sound conclusions from data. This form of reasoning is commonly required to support work and decision making in many different types of jobs at many levels.
Executive Potential: This is a measure of the tendency to succeed in upper management positions across industry type and functional area. This is characterized by showing a strong academic and social background and high aspirations concerning work.
Leadership Professionalism: This is a measure of the tendency to have potential for professional success across industry type and functional area. This is characterized by scores that are derived from responses to questions regarding academic and social background, and aspirations concerning work.
Drive for Results: This is a measure of 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 is a measure of 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 is a measure of the tendency to be even-tempered and responsible in the workplace. This trait is characterized by: being dependable; behaving in accordance with high ethical standards; being optimistic; and remaining relaxed in stressful situations.
Business Acumen: This is a measure of 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.