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Leadership aptitude test to assess the general aptitude of candidates for leadership roles

Leadership aptitude tests are great predictors for success in leadership and strategic roles. These strategic aptitude assessments assess candidates' aptitude for leadership and essential verbal ability, reasoning, numerical ability and data interpretation skills.

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Leadership aptitude is crucial for employees who oversee and manage other employees. Managers who demonstrate a strong aptitude for leadership skills can help increase organizational productivity, improve team dynamics, and reduce employee attrition by encouraging motivation among their teams. Contrarily, managers who lack leadership aptitude can do the exact opposite. That's why employees with strong leadership potential can have profound effects on an entire organization. Therefore, employers seeking to assess candidates for leadership skills can use Mercer| Mettl's leadership aptitude test, a pre-employment aptitude test that identifies leadership aptitude and determines leadership personality fit based on cognitive abilities.

This leadership aptitude test is specially designed to determine the level of aptitude that leaders and strategic heads would be expected to possess. Mercer| Mettl can benchmark these tests for specific job roles with the vast array of clients hiring for this job role. These standardized aptitude tests - ranging from basic tests to tests that are highly specific to job roles – will enable hiring managers and recruiting teams to select the best candidates for particular positions in their organization. 
These questions aim to assess test-takers on sub-competencies such as logical reasoning, critical thinking, abstract reasoning and attention to details, numerical ability, verbal ability and data analysis skills. Designed by subject matter experts, this test contains 78 questions to be completed in 60 minutes. The skills of the candidate are evaluated on three levels - easy, medium and difficult.

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The test is suitable for candidates with ten years and above of work experience. It helps you check the aptitude leaders require to achieve excellence to work in alignment with achieving businesses goals.

Key job roles the test is used for:

  • CXO Level Roles
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Director   


This Assessment is a part of following Skills Libraries

Leadership Competency Framework

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Leadership and Strategic Roles Competencies


Abstract Reasoning

Demonstrating the ability to analyse information, detect patterns and relationships, and solve complex and intangible problems and to perform well in a new/novel situation.

Critical Thinking

Demonstrating the ability to use rational thinking and critically assess the given information to identify assumptions, draw inferences and evaluate arguments.

Data Analysis

Demonstrating the ability to structure and analyse numeric data that are obtained by different sources.

Verbal Reasoning

Demonstrating a good command for English language and has the ability to understand, comprehend and convey written messages in a precise manner with clarity by formulating grammatically correct sentences.

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