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Attention to detail test

Time

30 min

Questions

30

Level

Intermediate

Language

English

Type

Cognitive

Suitable for

Office, Admin, Secretarial, Clerical Roles

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Test Summary

Attention to detail refers to people's capacity to complete tasks with thoroughness, accuracy and consistency. It requires concentration, meticulosity to go through the fine points of every task, and the ability to examine a topic or activity closely in order to produce error-free, high-quality output.

The current test is designed to assess a candidate's capacity to detect errors, omissions, or inconsistencies in textual information, alphabetical and numerical characters, and graphical content. It requires people to quickly reason with the information provided, detect correctly written words, numbers, or graphical elements, phrases that have been changed and the nature of change, and compare new information alongside an adapted version of the original material supplied.

The test is timed and in a multiple-choice format.

Test Outcomes

This test could help identify candidates who may be able to:

  • Identify errors, omissions, or inconsistencies in the information presented.
  • Process information and arrive at the correct answer without losing sight of small details.
  • Consider details in tasks that require filtering information or comparing statements.

Why Measure Working Memory?

In the workplace, paying attention to detail is a valuable skill because people who pay close attention to detail are more likely to make fewer mistakes and require less supervision and error correction. Potential employers can use attention to detail tests to screen candidates that may be a good fit for roles that require them to read and analyse large amounts of written text, graphical or numerical data, which would require effective error detection and attention to detail.

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