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Specialist - Training and Development
Specialist - Training and Development
Job-Specific Assessment

This HR Avatar Pre-Employment test was specifically designed to assess Specialist - Training and Development and similar roles. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Specialist - Training and Development test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations. This test also contains an automatically-scored essay component. Writing is a key skill for many jobs and also demonstrates the ability to generate, organize, and communicate relevant ideas effectively.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Multitasking
 Knowledge and Skills
  • Writing
  • Adaptable
  • Competitive
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Develops Relationships
  • Enjoys Problem-Solving
  • Exhibits a Positive Work Attitude
  • Expressive and Outgoing
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Needs Structure
  • Seeks Perfection
 Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Self-Awareness
  • Emotional Self-Control
  • Empathy
Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:13-1151.00
O*Net Description:Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.
Simulation Context:Medium-Level General Business/Office
O*Net Context:Business and Financial Operations
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Price:40 Credits ($40 USD)
Note:This test contains questions that are difficult to complete on small screens. A large screen device, such as a laptop, desktop, or tablet is recommended. Test-takers using small devices will be advised to optionally change to a larger screen device.
Alternate Titles for this Role: Applications Trainer, Apprenticeship and Training Representative, Auxiliary Personnel Inservice Coordinator, Bilingual Trainer, Commercial Instructor Supervisor, Computer Technology Trainer, Computer Training Specialist, Corporate Trainer, Course Developer, Courseware Developer, Curriculum Developer, Curriculum Writer, Development Associate, Development Coordinator, Driver Retraining Instructor, E-Learning Designer, E-Learning Developer, Employee Development Specialist, Employee Training Specialist, Green Jobs Trainer, Green Material Construction Trade Instructor, Hardware Trainer, Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist), Human Resources Trainer, Industrial Trainer, Information Technology Technical Trainer, Job Development Specialist, Job Training Specialist, Labor Trainer, Management Development Specialist, Manpower Development Advisor, Manpower Development Specialist, Older Worker Specialist, Personnel Training Officer, Port Purser, Product Trainer, Resume Writer, Safety Instructor, Sales Trainer, Scheme Technician, Senior Instructor, Skill Training Program Coordinator, Skills Trainer, Software Trainer, Supervisory Training Specialist, Technical Instructor, Technical Trainer, Technical Training Coordinator, Trainer, Training Assistant, Training Consultant, Training Coordinator, Training Developer, Training Facilitator, Training Personnel Supervisor, Training Specialist, Workforce Development Assistant, Workforce Development Specialist
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Test Activities
  • Develop ideas for improvement based on feedback.
  • Help prepare for incoming employees.
  • Recall company policy changes and communicate those changes with employees.
  • Write a short essay.

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