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Problem Solving (Basic)

Problem Solving (Basic)

Assesses Problem Solving (Basic) skills in candidates through pattern identification and logical analysis.

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Type
Cognitive abilities
Time
8 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English

Problem Solving (Basic): Sharpen your hiring decisions

Make insightful hiring decisions with our Basic Problem Solving Test. Designed to evaluate a candidate's core problem-solving capabilities, this assessment presents challenges like pattern identification and prediction in a clear and concise manner. It's an excellent tool for understanding a candidate's analytical and logical thinking abilities, making it a cornerstone for selecting adaptable and quick-learning individuals for your team.

Unique features of the Problem Solving (Basic) assessment

  • Quick and effective evaluation: Ideal for initial screening phases, providing early insights into candidates’ problem-solving skills.
  • Pattern identification: Tests the ability to decode complex patterns, a fundamental skill in problem-solving.
  • Logical thinking: Assesses candidates' capability to apply logic in predicting outcomes and solving problems.
  • Designed for all: Suitable for candidates from various backgrounds, requiring no specific technical knowledge.
  • Clear and straightforward: Offers candidates a simple yet challenging experience, emphasizing their natural problem-solving abilities.

Topics covered in the Problem Solving (Basic) pre-screening assessment

The test evaluates candidates in key areas including:

  • Pattern recognition: Focuses on the ability to identify sequences and predict next elements.
  • Logical analysis: Assess understanding and application of logical reasoning in solving challenges.
  • Problem-solving skills: Tests general problem-solving abilities and approaches.

Best use of the Problem Solving (Basic) skills test

This basic problem-solving assessment is particularly useful for screening candidates in roles that require sharp analytical and logical thinking skills, including:

  • Entry-level positions: Ideal for identifying candidates with strong problem-solving foundations, crucial for growth and development in any role.
  • Customer service representatives: Perfect for assessing problem identification and solving skills that are essential in customer-facing roles.
  • Administrative assistants: Offers valuable insights into candidates' abilities to handle logistical and planning challenges efficiently.
  • Sales professionals: Useful for evaluating how well candidates can predict and navigate potential sales obstacles.
  • Management trainees: Helps in identifying emerging leaders with the innate ability to tackle day-to-day operational problems.

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Sarah Garner, Director of Recruitment and Outreach at Vivvi
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Prem Kumar, Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment and Employer Branding at DAZN
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Alex Anderson, Learning & Development Specialist at Colas Canada
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Tiera Dobbins

Talent Acquisition Services & Operations Manager

Sarah Garner

Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Prem Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

Alex Anderson

Learning & Development Specialist

Maximilian Rauschen

Head of Talent Acquisition

Matthias Schmeisser

Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Charlie Boyle

Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

Janna Karwaski

Senior Director of Workforce Optimization