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Microsoft Excel Basic Test
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Microsoft Excel Basic Test

Excel Interview Test is the ideal pre-employment assessment for recruiters and hiring managers to assess the Excel skills of candidates before an interview. The online Excel test for interviews helps hire roles such as Office Administrator, Entry-level graduates, Office Secretary, and Administrative Assistant. This Excel skills test has helped our customers reduce their hiring costs and time-to-hire by 40%.

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Basic Excel Test for Interview

Excel is mainly used as a reporting tool and lets you do the calculations automatically. Working knowledge of MS Excel is required in many entry-level or office administration jobs for maintaining and analyzing data. Excel executives should be able to perform essential functions like sum, count, cell formatting, data conversion, simple formulae, and workbook.

The 20-minute Excel skills test enables employers and recruiters to identify potential hires with excellent Excel skills by evaluating their working skills and job readiness. The Excel interview test is created and validated by experienced Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to assess the candidates' skills per industry standards. A basic Excel test for an interview helps recruiters evaluate the candidate's ability to successfully apply his basic Excel skills to perform workbooks and data entry tasks in MS Excel.

The score report helps to select the candidate who is the right fit for the job that requires basic knowledge of Excel. It enables the recruiter to determine whether the applicants can use workbooks efficiently and get along well on projects without organization training. The Excel assessment test reports are automated and provide a detailed, analytical view of each candidate.

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Test Summary

The basic Excel test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, LogicBox ( AI-based essay evaluation), Job-based Simulations, True or False Questions, etc.

The Excel basic test contains a combination of application and theory questions.

Useful for hiring
  • Office Administrator
  • Entry Level Graduates
  • Office Secretary
  • Administrative Assistant
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Find & Select

The pre-hire test assesses the candidate’s Excel basic skills, such as finding, selecting, and replacing data.

Keyboard Shortcuts

The online pre-hire test gauges keyboard shortcuts knowledge to perform excel tasks.

Excel Concepts

The pre-hire tech assessment also includes questions on IF, Large, Sum, Rept, Concatenate, and Aggregate to check the basic Excel skills of the candidates before the interview.

Data value

The online tech skill assessment evaluates a candidate’s basic excel skills, such as Date Value, to convert a date represented as a text string into a valid excel date.

Data Validation

The basic Excel test for interviews evaluates knowledge of controlling the type of data entered on your worksheet.

Chart Formatting

The test evaluates candidates’ chart creation and formatting skills to perform data analysis.
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