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Available languages:
English, Spanish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Polish, Norwegian

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Test type:

Cognitive ability

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Administration time:

10 minutes

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Difficulty level:


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Number of questions:

12 per test, 100 in the test bank

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Scoring benchmarks

Benchmarks are available for various education levels (ranging from some high school education to Master’s degree or higher), business functions (from administrative to software development), and seniority levels (junior to senior).

Psychometric properties of the Attention to Detail (visual) test

The metrics reported below are based on a sample size (N) of at least 1,000 candidates unless indicated otherwise.

Reliability: Cronbach’s alpha coefficient = .73

Face validity: Candidates rated this test as accurately measuring their skills (average score of 4.28 out of 5.00).

Criterion-related validity: Candidates with higher scores on the Attention to detail (Visual) test received higher average ratings from the hiring team during the selection process (r = .12).

For an in-depth look at interpreting test results, please take a look at our Science series article: How to interpret test fact sheets (part 1): Reliability.

For an explanation of the various terms, please refer to our Science glossary.

Attention to Detail (v) Psychometrics reliability and validity tables.

Use these tests with the Attention to Detail (visual) test

We believe that multi-measure testing is essential in a holistic hiring process because it examines the candidate as a whole, including technical skills, soft skills, and personality. Below are some tests we recommend using alongside the Attention to detail (visual) test.

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Understanding Instructions

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Unlock the power of successful hiring! Streamline your hiring process, make informed decisions, and build a team that drives success. Begin your journey to a stronger team – use our Attention to Detail (Visual) test in your assessment and find your future top performers.