pre-employment assessments for

Home Services Providers

Our Home Services Assessment Solution is the perfect fit for owners and hiring managers looking for actionable insights into prospective candidates. 

With the majority of homeowners working remotely, those projects that have been put on hold are suddenly being pursued, resulting in an explosion in demand for home service solutions.  

This rapid growth in demand has put increased pressure on owners and hiring managers, who are tasked with finding qualified employees in a suddenly white hot job market.

At HighMatch, we have over 15+ years of experience partnering with home services companies of all sizes.  Over the years, we’ve developed an in-depth understanding of the qualities that influence success both in the industry and in the most common home services roles and can filter your candidate pipeline to ensure only qualified applicants move forward.

Some of our home services clients include:

We have experience identifying high quality candidates to fill popular home services roles such as:

  • Roofers
  • Plumbers
  • Electrician
  • Landscapers
  • HVAC Service Techs

Looking to fill a unique role on your team, or simply want to find candidates who will be successful in your organization?

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HighMatch Home Services
Assessment Solution

HighMatch Talent Insights Platform includes a highly configurable home services assessment that’s fast, easy to implement and measures both personality and aptitude right out-of-the-box, as well as a fully custom solution that measures individual qualities that matter most to your organization.

Both solutions can be combined with skills assessments, either from our strategic partnership with one of the largest skills testing providers, or our native skills offerings

Combining skills testing with soft skills assessments can provide a holistic view of a candidate’s ability to be successful on the job, leading to better hiring decisions.

Home Services Personality Traits

There are a number of personality traits that often align with success at home services providers, and are frequently requested by our clients.

Don’t see a trait you want to measure?
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  • Analytical Thinking: analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues
  • Attention to Detail: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Concern for Others: being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job
  • Dependability: being reliable, responsible, dependable and fulfilling obligations
  • Self Control: maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger and avoiding aggressive behavior
  • Integrity: being honest and ethical

Helpful in the difficult process of finding good people. [It] gives me an accurate picture of who the person is that I’m interviewing.

President, Automotive Small Business

Home Services Cognitive Abilities

While not as exhaustive a list as personality traits, there are also several cognitive abilities that often align with success at home services providers.

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Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Spatial Visualization: the ability to hold, manipulate, and think about three dimensions. ​This ability has direct bearing on someone’s ability to work with physical/digital systems (both physical and digital) that have multiple parts and components that contribute to the overall system
  • Rapid Problem Solving: the ability to deal with many problems, one after another quickly. It requires developed abstract reasoning skills to quickly recognize links and commonalities between seemingly unrelated objects.  It has direct bearing on a candidate’s ability to diagnose problems and develop solutions quickly
  • Logical Problem Solving: measures the ability to think through large, complex problems in a linear, step-by-step way.  It has direct bearing on an individual’s ability to weigh pros and cons of potential decisions, consider the consequences of potential courses of action, and choose the option that is most sensible


Moore’s Electrical & Mechanical Relies on HighMatch to Select & Interview the Best Talent

Read how one Home Services company improved their high volume screening and conducted better interviews using HighMatch’s pre-employment assessment.


Home Services Skills

In addition to those traits and abilities mentioned above, there are several hard skills that candidates often have to demonstrate knowledge and experience in to be considered viable candidates.

Don’t see a skill you want to measure?  Have an existing custom skills test that you need help with? Request a skills consult from our in-house team of psychologists.


  • Electrician (Technical): this test covers all areas of industrial electrical installations and repair. The vast majority of questions are technical in nature
  • General Maintenance: this test is based on four different areas of knowledge; plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and general maintenance problems (for example, changing light fixtures)
  • Home Inspection: this test covers topical areas such as potential problems associated with aluminum wiring, methods for inspecting electrical components, roofing systems…
  • HVAC Fundamentals: the assessment involves a wide variety of systems available, and includes topics like: HVACR Fundamentals, Refrigerants, Electrical, Mechanical, Heating, Cooling, Safety…
  • Plumbing Quality:  this test is designed to examine the knowledge level of applicants interested in participating in the plumbing field, and covers water supply, drainage, calculations, materials, …

HighMatch offers the ability to test candidates for all of these skills and many more consumer service skills tests through our strategic partnership with a leading skills provider.  Find out more by connecting with our Services team today.

Attract & Maintain Displaced Workers

When displacement forces thousands of workers across the U.S. out of work, new expectations, fears, and considerations are introduced into the job search and workplace.

Talent acquisition pros must understand the impacts of displacement in order to access this unique talent pool.


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HighMatch Home Services Assessment Solution

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