Measures the degree to which the individual can quickly and accurately compare two strings of letters and/or numbers much like tasks that involve verifying information. This ability is important for most clerical jobs. It is also appropriate for jobs that require proofing tasks.
Measures the degree to which the individual can quickly and accurately identify errors in word usage, punctuation, spelling and capitalization. This ability is important for most jobs requiring written communication.
Measures a basic understanding of mathematical computation and concepts (e.g., making change, calculating percentages, applying discounts, basic addition, subtraction, division and multiplication). The ability to solve these types of problems has also been related to speed of learning and general problem solving skills. This test is appropriate for jobs requiring knowledge of basic math functions (e.g., cashiers, tellers, basic accounting, payroll, etc.).
Measures the degree to which the individual can quickly and accurately refer to information presented in the form of a table and answer questions related to that information. This characteristic is appropriate for jobs requiring looking up information on computer screens, spreadsheets or charts. Most clerical jobs require some degree of this ability.