Professional Individual Contributor – Short Form

For mid to upper-level, non-managerial positions.

Description

The Professional/Individual Contributor solution is for mid to upper-level, non-managerial positions. Sample tasks for these jobs include, but are not limited to: meeting with clients to determine their needs, analyzing data sets, and working with co-workers to complete projects. Potential job titles that use this solution are: Engineer, Human Resource Consultant, Business Analyst, and IT Analyst.

Job Level: Professional
Job Family: Business Suite
Assessment & Report Localizations – US English
Average Testing Time (minutes): 44 minutes
Maximum Number of Questions: 143 items (107 items on average)
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Remote Testing: 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.

This report provides information regarding an individual’s ability to use sound logic to solve problems, strengthen arguments, and identify weaknesses in the propositions of others.

Professional Potential: 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.

Achievement: This component measures the tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals, while persisting in the face of significant obstacles. This trait is characterized by: working hard; taking satisfaction and pride in producing high-quality work; and being competitive.

Independence: This component measures the tendency of a person’s willingness to take action and to make decisions independently. This trait is revealed in: working effectively without immediate supervision; not being overly dependent on help from others; and being resourceful in the face of challenges.

Influence: This component measures the tendency of a person’s effectiveness in directing and influencing others. This trait is characterized by: persuading and negotiating effectively with others; influencing others’ decision-making; and coordinating others’ efforts to accomplish work.

Confidence and Optimism: This component measures the tendency to have belief in one’s own ability to get the job done. This trait supports optimism in the face of rejection and a feeling of being successful and competent in a variety of areas.

Reliability: This component measures the tendency of a person’s responsibility for his/her own actions and a commitment to performing assigned tasks. This trait is characterized by: reliability; proactive involvement in work; and a dedication to complete even the most mundane tasks.

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