Cognitive Ability Pre-Employment Test

Cognitive ability is the most consistent predictor of performance in virtually all jobs in the U.S. Research shows that high cognitive ability enables employees to learn more and learn faster, solve complex problems, and develop more efficient working methods. The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test features validated questions to assess cognitive ability.

Cognitive Ability Predicts Performance

Research by Optimize Hire and other leading hiring experts shows a direct correlation between high cognitive ability and optimal job performance. On average, job applicants who score high on the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test generate 89% more annual revenue than those who score low:



The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test also assesses applicants on 8 other traits that are linked to higher job performance. To learn more about the other traits we assess, click the following categories: MotivationPersonality, and Situational Judgment.

Optimize Hire’s Annual License Includes:

  • Unlimited assessments
  • Easy to interpret results
  • Customized interview guide for each applicant
  • Customized job descriptions
  • Tools to help you quickly post the job description online
  • Customized online application page for your organization
  • Online applicant tracking system to manage your job applicants
  • Step by step guide to hiring best practices
  • Pre-written emails (e.g Rejection and Interview emails) to send to applicants