Assess Problem Solving Aptitude through this test to Hire Smart candidates for the job

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The Problem Solving assessment helps in capturing whether a candidate has proper reasoning skills and if they are able to contemplate between positive and negative solutions to a problem.

Why is testing Problem Solving Aptitude important?

We all encounter problems on a daily basis. Some problems are simple and some are complex. Strong and effective problem-solving skills have a deep impact on our career, whether we are solving a problem for a client or assisting those who are solving problems. A fundamental part of every job is to identify ways and means to solve various problems that come up as a challenge in that job. Effective problem solving involves four basic steps: Identifying the problem, Looking for suitable replacements, substitutes or solutions, Evaluating and finalising solutions and Executing the best solution.

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This test is suitable for all the profiles in a workplace. The test is planned and structured in such a way this is applicable for assessing problem solving ability in freshers (for entry level roles) as well as experienced candidates.

Key profiles the test is useful for:

  • All profiles in a workplace

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30 minutes

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What does Problem Solving Skills Test measure?

Mettl Problem Solving Skills Test is designed to successfully test the problem-solving skills of a candidate that are essential for carrying out business and even maintaining interpersonal relationships. This test is planned and structured in such a way that it will effectively test a candidate’s ability to identify and address a problem. It helps measure decision making ability, reasoning skills and numerical reasoning skills of candidates.

Sectional Details:

Analytical Ability and Problem Solving

This section tests the candidate’s ability to analyse and perceive the given information from different perspectives by breaking it down into manageable components and structuring the information in a logical order.

Critical Thinking

This section tests the candidate’s ability to identify and analyse problems by finding and evaluating relevant information to reach an appropriate conclusion.

Numerical Ability

This section tests the candidate’s ability to perceive and process numbers and related symbols to perform basic arithmetic operations

Answer to common queries:

Q. What is Problem Solving?

A. Problem Solving is demonstrating ways and means to solve various problems that come up as a challenge in any job/task. It helps in assessing whether a candidate is able to identify a problem, is capable of looking at the solutions after evaluating them.

Q. How can Problem Solving be improved?

A. Problem Solving can be improved by looking at all possible alternatives to solve a problem. It helps to brainstorm and identify the pros and cons of the problems. For a more detailed Individual Development Plan, please write to us for such a request and we would be glad to work out a solution for you.

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