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In order to become a Crossover employee, you are required to take the Criteria Cognitive Ability Test, also known as the CCAT. The CCAT, a 50-question, 15-minute test, has many different types of questions, all multiple choice. The numerical questions cover topics such as word problems, number series, and tables and graphs. The verbal questions include antonyms, word analogies, and sentence completion questions. In the abstract section, you are asked questions in different formats like matrices and odd one out. You will also get logical/deduction and error checking questions.

In order to pass the CCAT and move on to the next step in the Crossover hiring process, you must practice the many different types of questions, and familiarize yourself with the full-length test. For your success, JobTestPrep's test developers have prepared a thorough and complete PrepPack™ that includes hundreds of questions in all CCAT topics, plus five full-length practice tests, to get you sharp and ready to excel in your Crossover assessment test


Crossover for Work’s Hiring Process

The hiring process for Crossover for Work can be somewhat grueling. This process will often include:

  • Application Process: To apply for a position with Crossover you will need to first go to their jobs webpage. From there you will be prompted to fill in an online application and upload your resume.
  • Hiring Tournament: Once your resume and application have been reviewed and are a match for the position you have applied for, you will be invited to participate in a hiring tournament. The hiring tournament will consist of several skills assessment and aptitude tests to evaluate your suitability for the position being offered.
  • Personal Interviews: If you have passed the assessments administered during one of the Crossover hiring tournaments you will be contacted to participate in one or more in-person interviews.

Crossover for Work Aptitude Tests

There are some differences in the hiring process at Crossover depending on the position you have decided to apply for. Below you will find more information regarding the hiring process for some of the roles available at Crossover:

Management & Senior Management Roles

The most common assessment that you will face during the Crossover recruitment process is the Criteria Cognitive Aptitude Test (CCAT). This test was designed to measure your problem-solving abilities, skill-learning abilities, and critical thinking skills. The CCAT is comprised of three question categories – math and logic, verbal ability, and spatial reasoning.

Your CCAT results will be compared to the raw score suggested for the position. If your score falls into the range of the suggested scores for the role you are hoping to be considered for, you will be deemed competent for the position.

Software Architects/Engineers & Programmers

This company often holds “hiring tournaments” or “hiring marathons” for computer programmers and software designers which include several back-to-back assessment tests. These assessments can take several hours to complete and is why it is crucial for you to prepare beforehand. The main tests that you will be expected to take include those provided by 5Qs and HackerRank. You may also be required to take a numerical reasoning assessment.

Some of the tests administered during a Crossover hiring tournament for software architects/ engineers and programmers are:

  • Algorithm Assessment: You will be required to implement a basic algorithm in a language of your choosing.
  • Spoken Comprehension: This assessment will include a technical presentation video then answer questions related to the contents of the video.
  • Technical Assessment: This assessment will test you on material specific to the role you have applied for.



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