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Clerical aptitude test to assess candidates for administrative & clerical roles

Clerical aptitude test enables employers to assess the general aptitude of candidates for administrative and clerical roles. It assesses candidates on competencies, such as basic verbal ability, reasoning, numerical ability and attention to details.

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Candidates with administrative aptitude are likely to solve a problem effectively and in a structured manner. They tend to follow a logical approach while performing tasks at the workplace. Moreover, such candidates are likely to be good at communication and analyzing data to identify patterns and relations and are attentive towards their work to ensure error-free and quality delivery. Mercer|Mettl's aptitude test for administrative and clerical roles is specially designed to assess the level of aptitude that an employee in this function would be expected to possess. Most importantly, Mercer|Mettl can benchmark these tests for specific job roles with the vast array of clients hiring for this job role. 

Mercer|Mettl's standardized aptitude tests - ranging from basic tests to tests that are highly specific to job roles – will enable employers to select the best candidates for the said role in their organization. Mercer| Mettl's clerical aptitude test helps employers in many ways, including finding a suitable candidate hassle-free and making unbiased hiring decisions. Consequently, it lessens the administrative burden of conducting assessments at scale.

This test will help them identify candidates with an aptitude for administrative/clerical roles. In addition, they can conduct assessments in a secure, controlled environment with features such as webcam proctoring, limited system access, and window violation. Screening and engaging eligible candidates for the next stage of the hiring process becomes easy with Mercer| Mettl's cognitive ability test. In addition, the test result reports offer rich insights into the candidates' performance, which is crucial in making objective hiring decisions. 

Designed by subject matter experts, this test contains 46 questions to be completed in 35 minutes. This test is suitable for entry-level candidates with 0-1 year of experience in administrative and clerical roles. It can be used across functions and industries for key profiles, as mentioned below.
Key roles the test is used for: 

  •   Receptionists
  •   Data entry operators
  •   Information clerks
  •   Delivery Boys
  •   Typists 


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Recruiters can use the Aptitude Test for Executive Roles by Mercer | Mettl to assess candidates' accuracy and thoroughness when completing detail-oriented tasks. The test also assesses their ability to capture every minute detail at any point, ensuring quality and meeting timelines.

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