Automatically-Scored Written Essay Test

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Appropriate For New Applicants
Existing Employees
Comprehensiveness Intermediate
Administration Time - 30 min
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Scoring Options Internet icon
Language English
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The Automatically-Scored Written Essay Test is a measure of the ability to use written media to effectively and efficiently communicate ideas and information. The Automatically-Scored Written Essay Test evaluates the applicant’s ability to present a message appropriate for the audience, to organize content in an understandable and appropriate manner, and to display appropriate levels of mechanical/grammatical skill within writing.

Job Level: Entry to Mid-level
Job Family/Title: Leader
Localizations Available: English (US)
Time Allowed (minutes): 10 minute time limit
Number of Questions: One
Designed for Remote Testing: Yes
Question Format: Essay

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Measured

This test measures written communication skills. Specifically assessed is a candidate’s tendency to write in a clear and focused manner. This includes providing specific details and well-developed support for statements, using a consistent voice, concise word choice, and varied sentence structure. Scores are provided for a candidate’s organizational skills, the appropriateness of his/her message, as well as the correct use of grammar and mechanics. Percentiles scores are based on a normative sample of managerial level incumbents. As such, this test is recommended for use with managerial level candidates.

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