ACT WorkKeys Talent Assessment – 10 Pack

$165

Today’s employers are looking for three things: problem solving, creativity, and teamwork. The ACT Talent Assessment assesses an individual’s “soft” skills to certify how successful an individual is likely to perform in the workplace. As part of ACT’s WorkKeys suite, the Talent Assessment is recognized by over 12,000 employers as part of their hiring practice. This product includes 10 assessments, scoring, and access to online scores for your group. Ideal for workforce development, career and guidance counselors, and social service organizations.

 

Description

ACT’s Talent Assessment identifies “soft” skills that are essential for career success. It helps employers identify the best candidates and develop employees by measuring work-related attitudes and behaviors. It helps workforce, education, and social service organizations identify training needs and a way to help individuals stand out to employers.

The ACT Talent Assessment identifies performance on the personality traits employers require, including:

  • Carefulness—tendency to think and plan carefully before acting or speaking
  • Cooperation—tendency to be likable and cordial in interpersonal situations
  • Creativity—tendency to be imaginative and to think “outside the box”
  • Discipline—tendency to be responsible, dependable, and follow through with tasks without becoming distracted or bored
  • Goodwill—tendency to be forgiving and to believe that others are well intentioned
  • Influence—tendency to impact and dominate social situations by speaking without hesitation and often becoming a group leader
  • Optimism—tendency toward having a positive outlook and confidence in successful outcomes
  • Order—tendency to be neat and well organized
  • Savvy—tendency to read other people’s motives, understand office politics, and anticipate the needs and intentions of others
  • Sociability—tendency to enjoy being in other people’s company and to work with others
  • Stability—tendency to maintain composure and rationality in situations of actual or perceived stress
  • Striving—tendency to have high aspiration levels and to work hard to achieve goals

Unlike cognitive ability tests, there are no correct answers; test items are merely statements in which the examinee identifies how accurately a statement represents his or her personality.

Work Discipline

Dependability, productivity, and discipline are some of the traits demonstrated by exceptional workers. This scale measures the inclination to meet deadlines, produce accurate work, follow procedures, and overcome obstacles—qualities that are vital to success in high-performing business environments.

Teamwork

People who work well with others are inclined to behave in a pleasant, helpful manner, are respectful of other perspectives and willing to compromise, and are empathetic. This scale measures these kinds of qualities, along with behaviors that relate to communication skills and positive attitudes.

Managerial Potential

Charismatic and persuasive leaders rely on strong communication skills and project enthusiasm about their work and the organization. This scale measures these attributes and others that are related to problem solving and the willingness to invest extra effort in achieving personal and business success.

Customer Service Orientation

Meeting the demands of customer service emphasizes the ability to build personal relationships. This scale measures interpersonal skills, perseverance, and problem solving as tools for resolving customer needs and providing excellent service.

ACT’s Talent Assessment is the perfoThe WorkKeys Talent Assessment measures these facets of personality:

  • Carefulness—tendency to think and plan carefully before acting or speaking.
  • Cooperation—tendency to be likable and cordial in interpersonal situations.
  • Creativity—tendency to be imaginative and to think “outside the box.”
  • Discipline—tendency to be responsible, dependable, and follow through with tasks without becoming distracted or bored.
  • Goodwill—tendency to be forgiving and to believe that others are well intentioned.
  • Influence—tendency to impact and dominate social situations by speaking without hesitation and often becoming a group leader.
  • Optimism—tendency toward having a positive outlook and confidence in successful outcomes.
  • Order—tendency to be neat and well organized.
  • Savvy—tendency to read other people’s motives, understand office politics, and anticipate the needs and intentions of others.
  • Sociability—tendency to enjoy being in other people’s company and to work with others.
  • Stability—tendency to maintain composure and rationality in situations of actual or perceived stress.
  • Striving —tendency to have high aspiration levels and to work hard to achieve goals.

Four Personality Indices

Work discipline Striving

Dependability, productivity, and discipline are some of the traits demonstrated by exceptional workers. This scale measures the inclination to meet deadlines, produce accurate work, follow procedures, and overcome obstacles, qualities that are vital to success in high-performing business environments.

Teamwork

People who work well with others are inclined to behave in a pleasant, helpful manner, are respectful of other perspectives and willing to compromise, and are empathic. This scale measures these kinds of qualities, along with behaviors that relate to communication skills and positive attitudes.

Managerial potential

Charismatic and persuasive leaders rely on strong communication skills and project enthusiasm about their work and the organization. This scale measures these attributes and others that are related to problem solving and the willingness to invest extra effort in achieving personal and business success.

Customer service orientation

Meeting the demands of customer service emphasizes the ability to build personal relationships. This scale measures interpersonal skills, perseverance, and problem solving as tools for resolving customer needs and providing excellent service.

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