Helper - Production


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Candidates typically need about 45 minutes to complete our full-length job-specific assessments. Our short versions take less than half that time. Like our standard assessments, these tests are based on the U.S. Government Occupational Information Network (O*Net). They do not contain the animated simulation module, however, though they still provide valuable information about all critical performance-related dimensions. Additionally, the short versions optionally include 1-2 virtual video interview questions! Click below for more information:

Helper - Production (Short)

Helper - Production

Help production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances.
  • Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete.
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators.
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping.
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards.
  • Measure amounts of products, lengths of extruded articles, or weights of filled containers to ensure conformance to specifications.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Helper - Production 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 Helper - Production 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.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Basic Physics
  • Circuits
  • Gears and Pulleys
  • Memory / Attention to Detail / Logic & Reasoning
  • Spatial Reasoning
  • Tools
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
  • Adaptability / Flexibility
  • Conscientiousness
  • Reliability
  • Service Orientation

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:51-9198.00
Simulation Context:Basic Service Worker
O*Net Context:Production
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2023)
Bottom 10%:
$28,630 or less
Bottom 25%:
$32,400 or less
$36,700 (Average)
Top 25%:
$42,600 or more
Top 10%:
$49,910 or more

Hourly US Wages (2023)
Bottom 10%:
$13.76 or less
Bottom 25%:
$15.58 or less
$17.65 (Average)
Top 25%:
$20.48 or more
Top 10%:
$24.00 or more

US Employment Statistics
2032 (projected):
Annual U.S. Job Openings:26,900

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Production and Processing
  • English Language
  • Public Safety and Security
Top Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Operations Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Operation and Control
  • Social Perceptiveness
Top Abilities
  • Near Vision
  • Static Strength
  • Trunk Strength
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Control Precision
  • Multilimb Coordination
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Finger Dexterity
Education Requirements
No High School Diploma:
High School Diploma:
Post-Secondary Certificate:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
Less than 1 Month:
1 - 3 Months:
3 - 6 Months:
6 Months - 1 Year:
1 - 2 Years:
2 - 4 Years:
6 - 8 Years:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

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