LOS ANGELES, CA April 8, 2016 Criteria Corp has launched a new internationally-friendly aptitude test, the Universal Cognitive Aptitude Test, or UCAT. The UCAT measures general cognitive aptitude, one of the most predictive factors for job success.
Similar to the CCAT, Criteria’s most popular aptitude test, the UCAT measures critical thinking, problem-solving ability, and logic, all elements of cognitive aptitude. The UCAT and the CCAT measure many of the same abilities and are therefore highly correlated with each other.
"What makes the UCAT different is that it deemphasizes verbal ability so that the test is ideal for use with non-native English speakers and international candidates," said Josh Millet, CEO of Criteria Corp. "The UCAT places more of an emphasis on problem-solving, attention-to-detail, and data interpretation, making it a particularly great assessment for testing quantitative and analytical positions."
The UCAT is a 20-minute test with 40 questions. The test is written in English but can easily be translated into other languages or used as a test for non-native English speakers.
About Criteria Corp.
Criteria Corporation is the leader in web-based pre-employment testing. Criteria's HireSelect® service is web-based software that allows companies to implement a state-of-the-art employee testing program quickly and cost-effectively, without needing to spend money on costly consulting services. HireSelect features employment aptitude tests, employment personality tests, and basic skills tests. To find out more visit www.criteriacorp.com.