Discover your candidates’ performance potential

Discover your candidates’ performance potential

PATH Cognitive Ability Tests

Cognitive Ability Test

The Talegent PATH Cognitive Ability Test (IQ tests) each draw on Talegent’s proprietary research. The results derived from these assessments provide an objective and accurate picture of the performance that can be expected from a candidate relative to the specific competencies required by an organization and/or job roles.

  • Offering predictive accuracy

Get an objective and accurate picture of the performance you can expect from a candidate relative to the specific competencies required by your organisation and/or job roles.

  • We can also customise assessments

By combining cognitive ability and work-style, we can provide fuller insight into how well a candidate will mesh with a given role and your overall organisation so you can achieve the optimal fit.

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Logical / Abstract Reasoning

This assessment looks at a person’s ability to solve problems using logic. A person’s score on this assessment should provide an indication of how well they are able to learn new information and integrate this with their existing knowledge. It should also provide an indication of the person’s capability around working with strategic ideas and intangible concepts.

Numerical Reasoning

This assessment looks at a person’s ability to make well-reasoned decisions on the basis of numerical information. A person’s score on this assessment should provide an indication of how well they are able to understand information presented in tables, figures, and graphs.

Verbal Reasoning

This assessment looks at a person’s ability to make decisions based on written information. A person’s score on this assessment should provide an indication of how well they are able to understand complex written arguments and make accurate decisions on the basis of that information.

Fault Finding

This assessment examines a person’s ability to identify faults in systems. In this assessment, the candidate is presented with an input, three operators and an output and they must determine whether there is a fault in the system and if so where in the system the fault occurs. A person’s score on this assessment should provide an indication of how well the candidate will be able to accurately locate faults in systems.

Mechanical Reasoning

This cognitive ability test/assessment examines a person’s ability to understand mechanical systems and the effects of physical forces on elements within a system. A person’s score on this assessment should provide an indication of how well the candidate will be able to perceive and understand relationships between physical forces and mechanical elements in practical situations.

Spatial Reasoning

This cognitive ability test/assessment examines a person’s ability to mentally visualize shapes and rotate objects. A person’s score on this assessment should provide an indication of how well the candidate is able to mentally rotate two dimensional representations of three dimensional objects.