From CCAT to WMTA, Criteria is one of the world's leading providers of pre-employment testing services. With a customer base of 3,000 companies worldwide, including companies such as Vista Equity Partners, TIBCO and Dominos Pizza, Criteria and its HireSelect platform offers a wide range of cognitive tests. Learn more about Criteria with AptitudeTests.org
What Tests Are Developed by Criteria Corp.?
The pre-employment tests developed by Criteria are divided into three main categories:
- Aptitude tests: aimed at assessing a candidate's cognitive abilities.
- Personality tests: examination of a candidates' behavioral traits.
- Skills or professional competency tests: aimed at examining a candidate's technical knowledge in various fields (i.e. basic math, Internet, MS Office...).
- HireSelect: Criteria's online pre-employment testing plateform.
Criteria Aptitude Tests
|Full name||Criteria Cognitive Aptitude Test||Wiesen Test of Mechanical Aptitude||Universal Cognitive Aptitude Test||Minicog Rapid Assessment Battery||Criteria Attention Skills Test|
|Overview||A general cognitive aptitude test||A mechanical aptitude test||A general cognitive ability test||A battery of cognitive and mental "fitness" tests||A short cognitive concentration test|
|Skills assessed||Critical thinking, problem solving and rapid learning ability||Installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment||Critical thinking, problem solving, attention to detail and logical understanding||Concentration and focus, mental fitness, memorization and speed of logical reasoning||An abbreviated version of the MRAB focused on concentration and memorization|
|Duration||15 minutes||30 minutes||20 minutes||Estimated time: 35 minutes||9-12 minutes|
|Number of items||50 questions||60 questions||40 questions||Questions divided into 9 tests||4 tests out of the 9 available MRAB tests|
Criteria Personality Tests
|Full name||Employee Personality Profile||Sales Achievement Predictor||Workplace Productivity Profile||Customer Service Aptitude Profile||Criteria Personality Inventory|
|Overview||A general personality test for employees||A personality test, specific to the retail sector||A personality test that assesses productivity at work||An adaptation of the SalesAP test, specific to customer service and after-sales||A personality test that determines a candidate's future potential for work positions|
|Number of traits evaluated||12 personality traits||5 personality traits||4 personality traits||5 personality traits||5 Personality Traits (Big Five)|
|Duration||15 minutes||15 minutes||10 minutes||15 minutes||15 minutes|
|Number of items||140 questions||140 questions||50 questions||140 questions||-|
Criteria Skills Tests
|Tests||CBST||CLICK||Microsoft Office||Typing Test||Ten Key Test|
|Full name||Criteria Basic Skills Test||Computer Literacy and Internet Knowledge Test||Microsoft Office 2013/2016||Typing Test||Ten Key Test|
|Overview||A basic test for beginner or early career positions||A basic computing skills test||3 tests testing the candidates basic abilities in: Excel, Word, PowerPoint||A keyboard typing speed and accuracy test||A digital typing speed test|
|Skills assessed||Numeracy (maths), grammar and spelling of the English language||General knowledge of computer science (e-mail, internet...)||Basic knowledge of Microsoft's bureaucratic software||Striking speed||Striking speed on the digital pad|
|Duration||20 minutes||10 minutes||10 minutes||2 minutes||5 minutes|
|Number of items||40 questions||10 QCM - 2 job simulations||20 questions||-||20 items|
HireSelect is an online platform specializing in pre-employment testing. This system provides companies with the ability to pick employees out of a pool of candidates, according to the company's needs and preferences. Using a database of more than 1,100 employee profiles, HireSelect provides its customers with recommendations for various types of tests that may assist in screening for a certain job or position. Each test or battery of tests can then be customized according to the company's wishes.
Many companies use HireSelect for their selection tests, here's a quick overview:
|Restaurant.com||Scandia Seafood Inc.||Incept Corp.||Lifestyle Hearing|
|Xtract Solutions||Push Innovation Live||First Bankers Trust Company||Hooker Furniture|
|Tech Qualled||American Export Lines||Emagine Entertainment|