Effective supervisors need to have excellent employee relation skills. They must be able to motivate their staff and have team building abilities. They must also have excellent problem solving skills and must be able to plan and organize effectively. Without these essential characteristics among it's leadership staff, an organization is likely to run into serious problems with respect to company morale, focus, productivity and overall performance.
Psymetrics' Situational Judgment Test (SJT) - Supervisor consists of attitudinal, behavioral and situational questions aimed at assessing the candidate's ability to problem solve and use appropriate judgment while performing the supervisory function. The test is designed to help your business succeed by identifying those individuals with strong supervisory skills, as well as identifying potential areas for development among your management staff. The four areas assessed by this SJT are:
The degree to which the candidate values communication with his/her employees. The degree to which he/she takes the initiative to communicate important matters to his/her staff and is sympathetic to their needs.
The degree to which the candidate is organized, hard working and dependable. The degree to which he/she thinks things through rather than making decisions based on impulse.
The degree to which the candidate uses effective motivation strategies with his/her staff. The degree to which the candidate values and utilizes praise and reinforcement as motivators for top performance.
The degree to which the candidate is able to instill a team spirit among staff members. The degree to which he/she is able to get along with all staff members, is easy-going and flexible.
The Situational Judgment Test - Supervisor predicts:
This test is ideal for organizations wanting to identify individuals with the right set of people skills and who utilize appropriate judgment and problem-solving skills as they perform their day-to-day supervisory duties. Excellent for both managerial and supervisory candidates.