Skills and knowledge tests
Skills assessments measure specific skills and knowledge areas to understand candidates’ individual strengths and weaknesses and assess job readiness.
Innovative task-specific simulations and capability tests that more quickly and accurately identify the people with the skills to drive your business forward and produce results from day one.
We provide the SHL’s market-leading portfolio provides far-ranging breadth across roles and industries. Some of the areas covered include:
IT & Coding Tests
SHL Technical Skills comprehensively evaluate technical concepts and knowledge, covering 250+ IT skills including Front End, DevOps, Full-stack, Back End, Data Science, QA, and more. Complete with application-based questions from a 40,000+ question bank that ensures comprehensive coverage with new technologies continually added.
Wide Coverage of Technical Skills
A compiler-integrated platform that evaluates coding skills of developers as they write, compile and execute the code in real-time.
Data-Science and Engineering
Programming simulation for machine learning, data science, and data engineering roles. Applied tests for Hadoop, Spark, Tableau, MongoDB, and more.
Tests of cloud computing, various cloud service models, virtualization, and private clouds.
Applied assessment of DBMS and languages, such as SQL, MySQL, SQL Server, and PL/SQL.
Test of skills to manage technology deployment and monitoring using cloud technologies, web services, systems, and network management.
The World’s Most Powerful Virtual Coding Simulations
The first and only
AI model to score incomplete code on logical correctness and quality. Measure competency – don’t rule out candidates on 100% accuracy.
for 50+ languages. A real-world IDE, powered with IntelliSense, auto-save, custom test cases, on-the-fly language selection, delivering an intuitive and engaging programming experience.
Automatic evaluation of programming ability using AI algorithms. Detailed scorecard with objective and benchmarked scores, compilation statistics, test case details, proctoring, and more.
extensive question bank design by industry experts which can be customized for specific needs.
39% of technical leaders say that technical skills are the hardest thing to assess in an interview.
Source: iCIMS, Robert Half
Attract a higher volume of quality technology candidates from a larger talent pool, resulting in a more diverse range of candidates.
AI grades reduce false rejects and increase pass rate of qualified talent pool by over 25%.
Cut short hiring steps by replacing resume screening while ensuring you hire the best programmers. Reduce travel and operational hassle for recruiters.
Hire the Best Coders—Faster
AI-driven machine learning evaluates pronunciation, fluency, active listening, listening comprehension, vocabulary and grammar automatically and instantaneously. Includes CEFR level score (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
Language Tests: Build a Multilingual Workforce with Language Assessments
We ensure contact centers, BPOs, and global organizations recruit more effectively when linguistic proficiency is paramount. SHL’s AI-powered suite of language and communication assessments automates this process, helping you to faster find and hire the people who will delight your customers.
Uses natural language processing (NLP) and AI which closely mimics human evaluators to grade written English text in email or essay form. It provides objective scores, including CEFR and feedback on the content quality and structure, grammar, mechanics and typographical errors
Adaptive, multiple-choice test measuring grammar, functional vocabulary and reading comprehension
Call Center Simulations
Hiring agents who can deliver great customer service and stay for a long haul is not an easy task. As customers become more demanding and issues being handled more complex, you need to hire agents who not only possess right skills but also a customer-centric behaviour.
SHL’s Call Center Simulations replicate a real-life call center environment to identify agents who possess the critical competencies and personality to deliver a quality experience to your customers.
Results for a global technology client
candidates assessed in just one month
hours of recruiting hours saved
reduction in time to hire
Contact Center Call Simulation
Simulation based test that measures the ability to handle customer concerns over chat by referring to standard process documents. It also measures typing and documentation skills.
Contact Center Multichat Simulation
Simulation based test that measures the ability to handle customer concerns over multiple chats by referring to standard process documents. It also measures typing and documentation skills.
Data-Driven People Insights to Make Lasting and Rewarding Hiring Decisions
SHL recommended agents were 63% more likely to be high performers
Automate screening to manage high applicant volume and reduce hiring time by 60%
Hire agents who will increase your CSAT scores by at least 32%