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Hard Skills

In the SQL Test, candidates are asked to answer a set of multiple-choice questions. Using this test, you can determine whether the candidate has the necessary hard skills in SQL.

The SQL Test at a glance

When to use: You can use this test at any stage of the hiring process, but it may be most useful early on.

Example question : What is a data pipeline?

  1. A series of data processing steps that transforms and joins raw data sources into reporting tables.
  2. The process of importing raw data from a source into a database.
  3. A series of steps that allow you to edit the data in your data sources.
  4. The process of connecting data to a BI/visualization tool (like Tableau, Looker, etc.).

Response time: 13 minutes.

Result: An easy-to-interpret score that allows you to determine the SQL skill of the candidate!

The science behind this test

The development of hard skills is essential for any employee in order to complete their tasks satisfactorily. However, it can be difficult to accurately assess these skills in potential candidates. HiPeople's SQL Knowledge Test helps you achieve this goal.

HiPeople Knowledge Tests help to reliably assess hard-skills, taking out the guesswork of the hiring process. HiPeople Knowledge Tests are crafted by selected subject matter experts and developed using at least two experts in a peer-review gold standard process. This means that you as a decision-maker can be confident in the validity and reliability of the test when selecting candidates.

Not only does this promote a fair hiring process, but it also helps to ensure that the candidate is suited for the job and can complete the necessary tasks.

The qualities of a candidate with high test scores

A candidate who scores high on the SQL Test is extremely knowledgeable in Structured Query Language. This person would be an excellent addition to any company that relies heavily on databases and needs someone who can manage, update, and query them effectively.

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