Motivation Pre-Employment Test

Extensive research shows that motivated employees are driven to invest high levels of time, energy, and attention in their work. The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test uses an evidence-based questionnaire to score candidates on 4 key types of motivation that are linked to higher job performance.

Motivation Predicts Job Performance

Research by the Optimize Hire team and other leading hiring experts shows a direct correlation between high motivation and optimal job performance. On average, job applicants who score low on the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test are 2 times more likely to voluntarily quit or be terminated than those with high scores:


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: Cognitive AbilityPersonality, 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