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Manager - Security
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Manager - Security

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities, and assets.


About the test

The HR Avatar Manager - Security Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. 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 Manager - Security 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
Personality
  • 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:11-9199.07
Simulation Context:Leadership and Management
O*Net Context:Management
Price:40 Credits (Add 5 credits for online proctoring if used)
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.
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2016)
Bottom 10%:
$52,860 or less
Bottom 25%:
$75,710 or less
Median:
$104,970 (Average)
Top 25%:
$137,220 or more
Top 10%:
$172,570 or more

US Employment Statistics
2016:
992,100
2026 (projected):
1,071,700
Annual U.S. Job Openings:79,200

Top Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
Top Abilities
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Oral Expression
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Speech Recognition
  • Written Expression
  • Written Comprehension
Education Requirements
Post-Secondary Certificate:
5%
Associate's Degree (2 yr):
15%
Bachelor's Degree:
60%
Master's Degree:
15%
Post-Masters Certificate:
5%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
1 - 2 Years:
10%
2 - 4 Years:
30%
4 - 6 Years:
10%
6 - 8 Years:
20%
8 - 10 Years:
20%
More than 10 Years:
10%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

Alternate Titles for this Role: Chief Security Officer (CSO), Corporate Physical Security Supervisor, Corporate Security Manager, Director Security Management, Director, Corporate Security, Internal Security Manager, Manager, Security and Safety, Manager, Security Infrastructure and Enterprise Services, Manager, Security Services and Safety System Support, Museum Security Chief, Physical Security Manager, Security Director, Security Manager, Security Operations Manager, Security Specialist, Security Supervisor


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Activities performed during the Test
  • Analyze employee satisfaction survey results and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Facilitate bringing in a new team member.
  • Compare pricing for outsourcing operations.
  • Make a purchasing recommendation.
  • Implement corporate policy among employees.
  • Write a short essay.
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