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Industrial and Organizational Psychologists at PRA have developed selection systems for many job families in a variety of staffing environments, using a variety of test styles and measuring various content. Examples include the following:

Job Families

Examples of Jobs within Job Family
Craft and Technical
Auto and Building Mechanics
Technicians including Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
Sales and Customer Service
Customer Service Representatives
Sales Representatives
Operators, Cashiers, Tellers
Food Service Workers
Administrative/Clerical
Secretaries
Clerks
Receptionists
Professional
Entry Level Professionals
Marketing/Sales Specialists
Engineers and Drafters
Programmers and Systems Analysts
Supervisory and Managerial
First Line Supervisors
Managers
Executives
 
Content
Examples of Content
Abilities
Reading
Math Skills
English Usage
Problem Solving
Planning and Organizing
Individual Characteristics
Personality
Service Orientation
Dependability
Teamwork
Skills
Stenography
Supervisory
Sales
Job Knowledge
Data Entry and Word Processing
Electronics
Mechanics

Types of Tests
Paper and Pencil Tests
Computer Administered Tests
Interviews
Work Samples
Simulations
Samples of Writing Skills
 
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