pre-employment assessments for

Religious Organizations

Our Religion Administration Assessment is the perfect fit for hiring committees at religious organizations looking for actionable insights into candidates.  

Industry Snapshot

Religious Organizations Employees in the US in 2022

US Religious Organizations Employment Growth in ’22

average number of employees in a religious organization

The religious community has experienced many challenges over the last year, forcing administrators and clergy to adopt new, digital solutions to provide services to their members.  

This pivot has required exploring new types of candidates for administrative positions, those who combine traditional personality traits with practical knowledge of the latest tech. 

We have over 15+ years of experience partnering with a wide variety of religious organizations. We understand the qualities that influence success and can filter your candidate pipeline to ensure only qualified applicants move forward.

We Understand

Religious Administration Roles

Between managing and leading a chorus to sharing your message on social media, 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:

  • Youth Pastor
  • Music Director
  • Social Media Manager
  • Business Administrator
  • Administrative Assistant

What Makes a Rockstar Employee
at a Religious Organization?

Our workplace psychologists have partnered with a wide range of clients, from student mission organizations to large churches serving their local communities.

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.

Religious Organization
Personality Traits

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

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  • Concern for Others: being sensitive to others’ needs

  • Cooperation: being pleasant with others on the job

  • Dependability: being reliable and fulfilling obligations

  • Integrity: being honest and ethical

  • Leadership: a willingness to lead and offer opinions

  • Self Control: keeping emotions in check

These religious organizations Trust HighMatch:

The HighMatch Religion Administrative Assessment

HighMatch’s Religion Administration Assessment includes a highly configurable test that’s fast, easy-to-implement and measures personality and aptitude 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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Religious Organization
Cognitive Abilities

While not as exhaustive a list as personality traits, there are also several cognitive abilities that often align with success in religious organizations.

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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 their fluidity in communication

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

“[HighMatch] has been excellent. It has made the recruitment process more efficient by cutting down on the number of applicants I interview to find the right candidate, because people who score ‘high’ job fit are great candidates.”

Operations Coordinator, Polaris


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Religious Organization
Organization 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 Tests INCLUDE:

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

  • Microsoft Excel: A quick, mobile-friendly assessment designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of MS Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint: This candidate-friendly assessment tests knowledge of basic and advanced MS Powerpoint

  • Microsoft Word: A fast yet comprehensive assessment designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of MS Word

For larger organizations, HighMatch can also quickly create short, personalized and mobile-first skills tests covering topics like Email Etiquette or Accounts Payable, all powered by our modern, mobile-first assessment engine and tailored to your roles.

Download our
‘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 Religion Administration Assessment Solution

Ready to learn how a religious administration assessment from HighMatch can help your organization find better quality administrative and pastoral candidates, increase hiring efficiency, improve diversity and reduce turnover?

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