Zendesk CS

Zendesk CS test: Pre-employment screening assessment to hire the best candidates

About the Zendesk CS test

Zendesk is a comprehensive customer relationship manager (CRM) software that provides a cloud-based suite of support tools to help companies build better customer relationships. Zendesk helps companies manage all customer-related communications from a central place for a smooth full-service experience.

The Zendesk test assesses candidates’ knowledge of the platform and checks their skills in handling tickets, tracking statistics and managing reports, and implementing automation and integrations. The test uses scenarios and questions covering a wide range of cases within the product itself to ensure that candidates have a good breadth of knowledge.

Candidates who perform well on the test can work efficiently in Zendesk for increased productivity, using a variety of available features such as macros, triggers, internal notes automation, reporting, and customer analytics. These candidates will be able to quickly adapt to your company’s processes for Zendesk or help you set and finetune processes to increase your customer satisfaction.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Nathalia R.

Nathalia’s recipe for exceptional customer service is hard work and a dash of perfectionism. Over three years’ experience in Zendesk and nearly a decade of customer service in Spanish and English make Nathalia a test-developing powerhouse.

Nathalia’s linguistic agility has served her well in more than her customer service career—she’s a talented translator as well. No stranger to hard work, Nathalia also holds a degree in chemical engineering from Universidad de Los Andes.

Crafted with expert knowledge

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What is the difference between an assessment and a test?
An assessment is the total package of tests and custom questions that you put together to evaluate your candidates. Each individual test within an assessment is designed to test something specific, such as a job skill or language. An assessment can consist of up to 5 tests and 20 custom questions. You can have candidates respond to your custom questions in several ways, such as with a personalized video.
Can I add my own questions to an assessment?
Yes! Custom questions are great for testing candidates in your own unique way. We support the following question types: video, multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Besides adding your own custom questions, you can also create your own tests.
How do video questions work?
A video question is a specific type of custom question you can add to your assessment. Video questions let you create a question and have your candidates use their webcam to record a video response. This is an excellent way to see how a candidate would conduct themselves in a live interview, and is especially useful for sales and hospitality roles. Some good examples of things to ask for video questions would be "Why do you want to work for our company?" or "Try to sell me an item you have on your desk right now." You can learn more about video questions here.
Can you explain how the other custom question types work?
Besides video questions, you can also add the following types of custom questions: multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Multiple-choice lets your candidates choose from a list of answers that you provide, coding lets you create a coding problem for them to solve, file upload allows your candidates to upload a file that you request (such as a resume or portfolio), and essay allows an open-ended text response to your question. You can learn more about different custom question types here.
Can I customize an assessment with my company logo and color theme?
Yes! You can add your own logo and company color theme to your assessments. This is a great way to leave a positive and lasting brand impression on your candidates.
What type of support do you offer?
Our team is always here to help. After you sign up, we’ll reach out to guide you through the first steps of setting up your TestGorilla account. If you have any further questions, you can contact our support team via email, chat or call. We also offer detailed guides in our extensive Help & Inspiration Center.
What is the cost for using the Zendesk CS test?
You can find our pricing packages here. Sign up here to try TestGorilla today.
Can I combine the Zendesk CS test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the Zendesk CS test?
We recommend using our assessment software as a pre-screening tool at the beginning of your recruitment process. You can add a link to the assessment in your job post or directly invite candidates by email. TestGorilla replaces traditional CV screening with a much more reliable and efficient process, designed to find the most skilled candidates earlier and faster.

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