pre-employment assessments for

Chemical Companies

Our Chemicals Skills Assessment is the perfect fit for Talent teams at chemical companies looking for actionable insights into prospective candidates. 

Industry Snapshot

chemical industry employment increase year over year

Average hourly wage for production like workers

forecasted chemical output growth in 2022

The chemicals industry is rebounding after a challenging year, with shipments increasing and hiring growing, both of which slowed last year due to the pandemic. 

With demand increasing rapidly, Talent teams will be looking for new hires in what is becoming a competitive market.   

We have 15+ years of experience partnering with HR Teams and hiring managers at chemical companies looking to find qualified candidates to fill critical roles.

We have developed an understanding of the qualities that influence success in each role, and can filter your candidate pipeline to ensure only qualified candidates move forward.

We Understand

Chemical Roles

Between managing customer needs, ensuring product quality and developing the next innovative product, there’s no room for mistakes when it comes to hiring these roles.

We have over two decades helping our materials clients identify candidates for some of the most popular roles that exceed performance targets and align well with your culture.

popular roles include:

  • Account Manager
  • Chemical Operator
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical Technician
  • Chemical Sales Representative

What Makes a Rockstar
Employee at a Chemicals Company?

Our workplace psychologists have partnered with a wide range of clients, from national and regional suppliers to smaller firms servicing their local areas.

As a result of this research, we have identified a proven profile of knowledge, abilities and skills that, together, provide a high-level of predictability into whether a candidate will be successful in the role.

Personality Traits

There are a number of personality traits that often align with success in the chemicals industry, and are frequently requested by our clients.

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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.


  • Achievement/Effort: setting challenging achievement goals

  • Analytical Thinking: analyzing information and using logic

  • Attention to Detail: being careful about detail and thorough

  • Cooperation: being pleasant with others on the job

  • Dependability: being responsible and fulfilling obligations

  • Initiative: a willingness to take on new responsibilities

  • Stress Tolerance: dealing calmly with high stress situations

These chemicals Companies Trust HighMatch:

The HighMatch Chemicals Assessment

HighMatch’s Chemicals Assessment includes a highly configurable test that’s fast, easy-to-implement and measures personality, aptitude and skills right out of the box.

Best of all, it comes pre-populated with job profiles for the most popular roles. These profiles were built by our workplace psychologists and are validated for accuracy.

For larger organizations, HighMatch can build a personalized assessment tailored to your specific role and culture.

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Cognitive Abilities

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

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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.


  • Vocabulary: is the measure of the richness of someone’s vocabulary and fluidity in communication

  • Logical Problem Solving: measures the ability to think through large, complex problems in a linear, step-by-step way


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Chemicals Skills

We approach skills testing differently than everyone else. HighMatch skills tests, powered by our modern, testing engine, are short and candidate-friendly.

They are also highly personalized, compiled by our team of workplace psychologists from a pool of components and tailored to measure what matters most in the role.

Skills testing is an important piece of the puzzle, however it’s rarely the whole solution. Our clients couple skills testing with other components to ensure they are getting the full picture of a candidate.

relevant skills INCLUDE:

  • Computer Literacy: This fast, mobile-friendly test assesses candidate’s understanding of basic computer use

  • English Fluency: A fast, mobile assessment that tests a candidate’s knowledge of the English language

  • Math Fundamentals: A short, fast skills test that assesses candidate’s understanding of math concepts

For larger organizations, HighMatch can also quickly create short, personalized and mobile-first skills tests covering topics like Hazardous Material Handling and Warehouse Safety, all powered by our modern, mobile-first assessment engine and tailored to your roles.

“Unlike some other well-known assessment tools in the marketplace, Berke is easy to administer and simple to interpret. No training is necessary to understand how to read their reports!”

Executive Sponsor, Construction

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‘Reducing Turnover’ Fact Sheet

Bad hires can have a ripple effect across your organization, impacting revenue and profitability, causing delays in mission-critical projects and rupturing team dynamics.

Download our Reducing Turnover Fact Sheet for additional facts around the true cost of turnover, and learn how the right pre-employment assessment can, in many cases, pay for itself via reductions in turnover.


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HighMatch Chemicals Skills Assessment

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