Aptitude tests provide a very reliable and accurate indication of a persons’ strengths and how much potential they have, and thus are very valuable in the selection process as they greatly improve the accuracy and reliability of the hiring decision.
Aptitude tests includes tests for areas such as:
- perceptual speed
- number speed and accuracy
- spatial visualisation
- word meaning
Specific aptitude tests for roles provide an accurate and reliable prediction of a person’s strengths in the particular areas being measured and their development potential and how quickly they can learn and retain new skills and procedures.