Wesman Personnel Classification Test (Verbal Reasoning)

The Wesman Personnel Classification Test (Verbal Reasoning) measures the ability to reason through analogy and the perception of verbal relationships.

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The Wesman Personnel Classification Test (Verbal Reasoning) measures the ability to reason through analogy and the perception of verbal relationships.  Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • manipulating verbal concepts
  • operate with ingenuity
  • perceive quantitative relationships

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

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Measure higher-level reasoning skills for management positions with the Wesman Personnel Classification Test (Verbal Reasoning).

The WPCT is used to measure an important aspect of general mental ability – verbal reasoning. The verbal assessment measures both the ability to reason through analogy and the perception of verbal relationships. The numerical component measures the ability to perceive quantitative relationships and operate with ingenuity. The Wesman is useful for evaluating an individual’s potential for success in positions that require skill in manipulating verbal concepts. Such positions include sales, management, or executive-level positions.

Who is it for?

The WPCT provides a clear picture of an individual’s potential for success in:

  • Executive/Management
  • Sales
  • Supervisory positions

Competency Areas:

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Numerical Skills

Validity Studies:

  • Predicts the ability to recognize relationships among concepts or ideas and to readily learn complex information
  • Related to other assessments of analytical thinking such as the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (r = .51 to .66)

 

 

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