Complete Skills Test Library for:

Software Roles

Our software company skills test library helps hiring managers understand a candidate’s knowledge of the principals and terminology commonly found in the software sector.

HighMatch Software Company Skills Test Library

HighMatch’s Services team made up of industrial & organizational psychologists have identified a number of relevant role-based skill tests for candidates in software positions on prior experience with clients in the space.

  • Accounts Payable: This assessment tests the knowledge of an accounts payable clerk or an office associate that is responsible for the Accounts Payable function
  • Accounts Receivable: This test is designed for candidate’s interested in pursuing an Accounts Receivable Clerk Position and evaluates their understanding of accounting concepts and terms
  • Legal Vocabulary: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of legal terminology
  • Marketing: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of conceptual knowledge of marketing principles
  • Payroll: This test aims at determining whether a person knows the principles of payroll such as wages calculation, the different pay periods, payroll deductions,
  • Sales Concepts: This test is designed to assess the skill level of a sales representative
  • Search Engine Optimization: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of the core concepts and need of SEO
  • Writing Sample – Customer Service: This test shows the writer’s ability to defuse an angry customer. The final sample, in letter form, will provide an idea of the writer’s skill level in communicating apologies while providing information regarding new methodologies for handling and minimizing future customer service difficulties.
  • Writing Sample – Sales: This test shows the writer’s ability to compose a short, persuasive letter
  • Writing Sample – Technical Writing: This test shows the writer’s ability to organize and present information in a technical context. The final sample will provide an idea of the writer’s skill level in communicating instructions to users clearly and concisely.

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HighMatch Foundational Skills Tests

Certain skills are foundational to specific discipline, in that someone applying for a role needs to have some level of expertise in these skills as a baseline to even be considered qualified as a candidate. In software, these foundational skills include:

  • Basic Computer Literacy: This simulation measures knowledge of general computer terminology, processes, and applications and the ability to perform certain operations.
  • Basic Office Skills: This test measures basic math and verbal skills. Topics include Basic Math (adding numbers, subtracting fractions), Business Math (business related word problems), Filing Skills (recognizing alphabetical order), Grammar, and Spelling
  • Business Etiquette: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of manners and behaviors required in the workplace
  • Business Writing: This test assesses a person’s abilities in brainstorming, proper grammar, organization skills, and vocabulary
  • Following Written Instructions: This test determines the skill level of a person in reading, assessing, and applying written instructions to administrative tasks
  • Microsoft Excel: Fast, mobile assessment that tests a candidate’s knowledge of the domains measured by the Microsoft MO-200 Excel 365/2019 Certification
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Fast, mobile test that tests a candidate’s knowledge of the domains measured by the Microsoft MO-300 Powerpoint 365/2019 Certification
  • Microsoft Word: Fast, mobile test that tests a candidate’s knowledge of the domains measured by the Microsoft MO-100 Word 365/2019 Certification
  • Office Grammar and Spelling: This test measures a person’s knowledge of spelling, sentence structure, punctuation, and word usage
  • Office Phone Etiquette: This test is designed to measure a test taker’s general use of the phone
  • Reading Comprehension: This test examines a person’s ability to draw important information from written material. The material covered includes passages on an environmental cause, a medical procedure, stock market charts, legal regulations, corporate trends, science, and historical architecture.
  • Typing: This test measures the speed and accuracy of a person’s typing. The test presents the user with a passage which he/she must type as accurately and quickly as possible.

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Customizable MS Office Testing

HighMatch’s suite of Microsoft Office skills tests are fully ADA / WCAG-2 compliant for accessibility and accommodation, is fully customizable and built from the ground up for mobile.

They feature SMS invitations and reminders, a mobile-optimized candidate experience and the ability to customize the questions, scoring and reporting to your specific needs.

Tests include:

These tests were written by expert technical writers with 20+ years of experience, including developing content directly for Microsoft, and have been rigorously tested by our in-house team of I/O psychologists with a large group of professional users.

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What Makes a Rockstar Software Employee?

We have helped a number of our clients identify high-quality service candidates over the last two decades, and, as a result, we’ve developed an in-depth understanding of the personality traits, aptitudes and skills required for success in this role.

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‘Hiring Better’ Fact Sheet

They look great on paper, sail through the interview, only turn out to be an entirely different person when they show up for work their first day. Sound familiar?

Download our Hiring Better Fact Sheet for additional facts on the benefits of a great hire and the cascading effects of a bad hire on your organization, and learn how the right assessment solution can help you hire your next rockstar.

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HighMatch’s Software Company Skills Test Library

HighMatch is a modern pre employment assessment platform that identifies top talent, keeps strong candidates in your pipeline, and re-skills current employees.

Choose from either custom or packaged assessment based on the specific needs of your organization, and allow your candidates to benefit from an intuitive, mobile-first platform that works to build a holistic index of their capabilities.

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