Employee Aptitude Survey (EAS)

The Employee Aptitude Survey (EAS) consists of 10 tests specifically designed to measure cognitive, perceptual, and psychomotor abilities required for successful performance in a wide variety of occupations. The tests are published separately and can be selected to form custom batteries.

Skills and Abilities Assessed

Verbal Ability – measures the ability to understand written words and the ideas associated with them. It includes the ability to read, understand, and interpret written materials.

Numerical Ability – measures the ability to perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. It includes adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers, decimals, and fractions.

Perceptual Ability – measures the ability to perceive detailed information quickly and accurately including both verbal and numerical material.

Reasoning – measures the ability to analyze and evaluate information and to arrive at correct conclusions.

Space Visualization – measures the ability to visualize forms in space and manipulate objects mentally. Space Visualization is a strong component of “mechanical aptitude.”

Word Fluency – measures the ability to use words with flexibility and ease.

Manual Dexterity –measures the ability to make repetitive, fine finger movements rapidly and accurately.

Target Population/Types of Jobs

Applicants and employees for most positions; useful for employee selection, placement, promotion, training and development, and more.

Test Titles

  • Verbal Comprehension
  • Numerical Ability
  • Visual Pursuit
  • Space Visualization
  • Word Fluency
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Symbolic Reasoning
  • Manual Speed and Accuracy
  • Visual Speed and Accuracy
  • Numerical Reasoning