Prepare for eSkill Tests - Online Practice for eSkill Pre-Employment Tests

About eSkill

Founded in 2000, the eSkill Corporation provides web-based skill testing for employee hiring and training. Customized tests allow employers to assess potential employees in MS Office programs, typing, IT, and other job-related skill sets. Employee skill testing helps employers focus on your productivity, knowledge, and also your skill gaps.

General Information About eSkill Tests

eSkill tests are used by many companies in the U.S. and internationally to hire employees. It offers job assessments in 350 subjects and 3,400 topics for both hiring and training. Employers can add their own content and combine different assessments to form customized tests that fit the job. Job-Based Tests may also be used by your employer. These multi-subject assessments cover job skills for fields as diverse as customer service, data entry, and office management.

Predefined Tests are ready-made, single subject tests comprised of 40 questions. These allow employers to assess you on the essentials of particular subjects.

Job-Based Tests are ready-made online tests, also comprised of 40 questions, designed to test you for a specific job. Unlike the predefined single subject tests, these integrate a variety of position-related topics and subjects and assess multiple skills required for your future job. 

eSkill Categories

  • Abilities & Aptitudes
  • Accounting & Financial
  • Application & Web Development
  • Call Center
  • Databases & Business Intelligence
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • Engineering, Industrial & Design
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Hardware & Networking
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Human Resources
  • Language & Communication
  • Legal, Safety & Administration
  • Lotus
  • Management
  • Microsoft Office Software
  • Operating Systems & Internet Browsers
  • Primary Work Skills
  • Retail
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Typing & Data Entry

Types of Tests

Skill Testing

Skill testing assesses your computer skills, typing skills, listening skills, proficiency in MS Office, and more. Since the test is web-based, employers may allow you to take the test at a location convenient for you. You may be given access to your scores as well as instructional feedback. Management can compare you to their current employees and also track your individual improvement with these tests. Skill testing can cover the following:

  • Computer skills

Aptitude Testing

Aptitude testing assesses your numerical reasoning, analytical skills, and logical reasoning skills. These tests vary depending on the job you apply for, and can cover both logical reasoning and arithmetic. Your critical thinking skills and numerical reasoning skills are crucial to many professional fields, and these aptitude tests play a big role in determining if you are right for the job.

Pre-Employment Testing

Pre-employment testing focuses on “hard skill” testing, meaning specific skills such as operating machinery, accounting, software, etc. These tests use task-based questions in order to assess your skills. Some of eSkill’s most popular pre-employment assessments include:

  • Employment Testing For Advanced Microsoft Office
  • Typing and Data Entry Employment Testing
  • English Employment Testing
  • Math Employment Testing
  • Java Employment Testing

Pre-Employment Screening

Pre-employment screening determines if you possess the skills and previous professional experience that best matches the job. A background check is also part of the screening process.

English Language Testing for Business

English language testing for business is used to determine your internal communication skills within the company, and to assess your ability to avoid negative customer service interactions. The following areas are likely to be tested:

  • English grammar 
  • English spelling 
  • English comprehension
  • English typing

Pre-Employment Call Center Tests

Assess if you can accurately enter customer information and communicate effectively with customers. Because call center representatives must possess a wide range of skills, your are assessed on multiple skill levels. The following areas are likely to be tested:

  • Keyboard skills for typing and data entry
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access skills
  • Spelling and grammar
  • Listening skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Math skills 

Online Preparation for eSkill Tests

JobTestPrep will soon provide practice tests based on eSkill tests concepts and guidelines. Sign up here to get free eSkill-style sample questions, practice test releases, and more information.

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