Situational Judgment - Supervisor

The Situational Judgment Test – Supervisor consists of attitudinal, behavioral and situational questions aimed at assessing the candidate's ability to problem solve and use appropriate judgment while performing the supervisory function. The test is designed to help your business succeed by identifying those individuals with strong supervisory skills, as well as identifying potential areas for development among your management staff.


Measures the degree to which the individual is likely to be candid and accurate in his/her responses and is therefore not trying to outsmart the test in an effort to present him/herself in a more favorable light. The results of this scale should be used as a "red flag" to make you aware that some candidates may be trying to "fake" the test. For example, if a candidate scores High on the behavioral scales in this assessment and he/she scores Low on Candidness, there is the chance that he was able to elevate his/her scores on the assessment by trying to make him/herself look good. High behavioral scale scores that are accompanied by Low Candidness scores warrants some additional follow-up during the interview or reference checks to confirm the candidate's behavioral scale scores are in line with his/her previous work history.
Measures the degree to which the individual communicates effectively with staff and coworkers. The degree to which he/she actively listens and expresses ideas and concepts clearly and as necessary.
Measures the degree to which the individual can be counted on to be timely and reliable. The degree to which the individual thinks things through, is organized, responsible and achievement driven.
Measures the degree to which the candidate uses effective motivation strategies with his/her staff. The degree to which the candidate values and utilizes praise and reinforcement as motivators for top performance.
Measures the degree to which the candidate is able to instill a team spirit among staff members. The degree to which he/she is able to get along with all staff members, is easy-going and flexible.


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.
Corrections & Protective Services
Corrections and Protective services such as security companies, penitentiaries, prisons, jails, and juvenile detention, as well as Law Enforcement positions.
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.