Assess job-readiness, trainability and core skills
Measure basic skills
Identify candidates with the basic maths and verbal skills required to succeed in a variety of roles
Predict trainability and job-readiness
Identify candidates who will be able to learn quickly and perform well
Candidates complete up to 40 questions
This assessment is timed for 20 minutes
This assessment offers an easy way to identify top-notch candidates who will learn the ropes quickly.
Almost every role requires basic maths, grammar, spelling and language skills. The Basic Skills Test (CBST) gives you a leading edge when hiring for entry-level roles, by helping you to determine which candidates possess these critical skills and are more likely to learn quickly, solve problems and be good performers.
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The CAST report is designed for easy interpretation by hiring managers, and provides powerful information about each candidate’s basic verbal and maths skills, including:
You’ll receive each candidate’s test results as soon as they complete their assessment.
We’ve conducted numerous validation studies that have demonstrated the value of the CBST as an effective predictor of performance across a broad variety of jobs requiring verbal and maths skills. For example, a market research firm found strong correlations between scores on the CBST and manager ratings of overall productivity. Another study found significant links between CBST scores and the job performance of retail sales assistants.
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