Elite Skills Profile

The Elite Skills Profile is a general indicator of the individual's ability to perform the basic skills that underlie most entry-level through supervisory positions (i.e., math skills, attention to detail, grammar and reading tables).


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.


Healthcare encompasses many varied occupations in hospitals, long term care, rehab, mental health, research, and laboratories. Individuals may provide planning, managing and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health information, support services and biotechnology research and development. This includes practitioners, Technicians and support staff to serve both humans and animals.
Management and Technical: This includes positions from the CEO to a supervisor in any business area. These roles are involved in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. This includes managing people, products, services and functional areas of the business.
Admin, Clerical & Office
Administrative Services plan, direct or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, accounting, and other office support services.
The General category includes tests many companies use to screen all employees for basic work habits and skills. They measure general job characteristics such as: math, reasoning, drug free attitudes, responsibility, reliability, rules compliance, trustworthiness, and cognitive skills such as verbal and math problem solving.
Teller, customer Service, cashier, money handling roles.
Management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services. You may want to consider the basic characteristics needed to succeed in your role. Customer service skills, computer skills, or general characteristics that make your company stand out.
Staffing agencies which provide staff location services to other businesses.