For Working Memory Test

How well can a person work with information without losing track of what you’re doing?

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Self-DevelopmentTalent Acquisition

Hiring success rate

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79% hiring better

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13997 times


Working memory is one of the brain’s executive functions that allow people to work with information without losing track of what they’re doing.

The current test assesses a candidate’s capacity to temporarily store and simultaneously remember information necessary for cognitive tasks that require short-term memory, processing speed, recognition, and visual scanning. It contains questions that require candidates to remember information displayed on the screen (e.g., series of numbers or words, graphical elements, key information in textual form) and memorize essential details in order to repeat them later.

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

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Why Measure Working Memory?

Working memory helps people make sound decisions, learn, and remain motivated to perform daily tasks, prioritize and process information, ignore what is irrelevant, and focus on what is essential. Potential employers can use these tests to screen candidates that may be a good fit for roles that require them to retain information long enough to act on it, such as following directions, planning actions, sticking to a timetable, and/or organizing activities.

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