Sales Pre-Employment Testing

Sales Pre-Employment Testing Optimize HireSales organizations use the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test to improve hiring decisions. The Optimize Hire Sales Pre-Employment Test is a 10-minute sales aptitude test designed to assess which sales job applicants will perform best in sales jobs. The Sales Pre-Employment Test measures 9 traits including Cognitive AbilityPersonality, and Motivation to help sales organizations hire intelligent, hardworking, and reliable salespeople. Optimize Hire helps organizations fill a wide range of positions in the sales industry. Optimize Hire also helps organizations fill jobs in the following sales disciplines:

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What’s Included

  • Customized online application page for your organization
  • Customized job descriptions
  • Tools to help you quickly post the job description online
  • Assess an unlimited number of job applicants
  • Online Applicant Tracking System to manage your job applicants
  • Structured interview guide that is tailored to each applicant
  • Pre-written emails (e.g. Rejection and Interview emails) to send to applicants
  • Step-by-step guide to hiring best practices

Case Study: Pre-Employment Tests Improve Sales Organizations’ Performance

In a study of salespeople in the U.S., Drs. VandeWalle and Brown found that Motivation predicted overall sales performance. In sales jobs, new employees may experience low sales, which can lead to high turnover. Employees with high Motivation view such situations as opportunities to learn and grow and thereby “persist, escalate effort, engage in solution-oriented self instruction, and enjoy the challenge”. By contrast in the same situation, employees with low Motivation tend to “withdraw from the task, make negative ability attributions, and report decreased interest in the task.” The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test scores candidates on this key trait and 8 others to predict job performance:

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