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Human Resources Tests for Job Applicants

Job applicants for HR roles must start with the knowledge and skills needed to manage employees and recruit effectively.  Testing their knowledge makes sure they are job ready on Day 1.

Here are the top tests used for HR positions:

  • HR Generalist
  • HR Interviewing
  • Temp Services Operations
  • Other non-HR tests (Cognitive, Attention to Detail, MS Office)

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HR Generalist
HR Assistant
Other HR Roles


Multiple Choice


Basic to Advanced


20-25 minutes per test


What Does Human Resources Do?

HR is at the core of any successful organization. Here are some of the most common tasks they perform:

  1. Recruitment: HR attracts, screens, and hires new employees, ensuring the organization has the right talent to achieve its goals.
  2. Compensation and Benefits: HR designs competitive pay structures and benefit packages to attract, retain, and motivate employees.
  3. Performance Management: HR monitors employee performance, sets goals, and evaluates progress, promoting productivity and growth.
  4. Diversity and Inclusion: HR promotes an inclusive workplace by implementing policies and practices that support diversity, ensuring equal opportunities for all employees.
Pre-employment assessments

Human Resources Test Options

Quick Assessment Staffing – Operations

Staffing – Benefits and Eligibility

Temp Services Legal

Staffing – HR Generalist Quick Assessment

Staffing – HR Legal Quick Assessment

Staffing – Temp Services Legal

Staffing – Temp Services Operations Staffing

Staffing – Temp Services Generalist

Staffing – Interview and Screening

Hiring Tests for Job Interview

Testing job applicants for human resources knowledge helps employers understand how well candidates are prepared for HR roles. The tests measure their familiarity with important topics like hiring, benefits, and legal compliance.

By evaluating their understanding of these areas, employers can determine if applicants have the skills needed to effectively manage employees, create a positive work environment, and contribute to the company’s success.

Also, testing can reveal applicants’ strengths and weaknesses, helping employers decide who is the best fit for the job and where additional training might be needed.

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Pre-employment tests for job applicants

Avoiding bias

Using pre-employment tests, such as our Human Resources tests, is one way to avoid bias in the hiring process. Bias can be conscious or unconscious and recruiters may not be aware that they have them.

Using research-based pre-hire tests reduces bias that may come from work or educational experience.

All of our tests follow the guidelines of the EEOC and US Department of Labor’s Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection.

Pre-employment tests for job applicants