Chief Executive Officer/CEO

RA’s CEO Test provides predictive information about a candidate’s strategic, leadership and visionary work style.

Pre-Employment Test

Purpose and When to Use It: The Chief Executive Officer/CEO Test is a short but thorough personality-only assessment developed exclusively for the pre-employment screening of an organization’s future director. The CEO test should be used to hire successful and effective executive leaders who possess the ability to prioritize, innovate, and conceptualize a strategic vision while directing leadership teams and interfacing with members of the board. In these roles, achievement motivation, confidence, stress tolerance, and strong and persuasive interpersonal communication abilities are best-fit traits for maximum success.

About This Test: This test is an untimed personality assessment. It takes a candidate approximately 20-30 minutes to complete.

Target Group: We recommend using this test for senior level executives in the “C suite” of the organizational structure (e.g, CEO but also COO, CFO), as well as company presidents, executive directors, managing directors and general managers.

What the Report Gives You: The CEO Test report provides a graphical display of personality trait scores, score interpretation guidance–including a detailed list of strengths and developmental concerns–and suggested interview questions.

Testing Process: RA’s online personality testing can be done from any device with a reliable internet connection. The use of mobile phones is discouraged. Test results are provided immediately.

Recommended Options: Testing for aptitude can provide useful and performance-predictive information about your candidate. We highly recommend the General Cognitive Aptitude Test to give you a quick assessment of mental capacity.

Sample Personality Item:

For the statement 
on the left
I feel very strongly about it
I feel it describes me most of the time
I can’t decide between the two statements
I feel it describes me most of the time
I feel very strongly about it
For the statement 
on the right
I am the kind of person who gets upset easily when things go wrong at work.
It takes a lot to upset me, so when things go wrong at work I always stay calm.

(Sample questions differ from actual test appearance and do not contain real test content.)

The Chief Executive Officer/CEO Evaluates:

Less Desirable Behaviors Test Content Desirable Behaviors
Timid, lacks courage to confront difficult subjects Assertiveness Willing to present his opinion and debate various options
Does not want to be responsible for the work of others. Assertive Leadership Comfortable directing and controlling work of others.
Fails to live up to promises Conscientiousness Reliable, dependable
Overreacts to stress, gets upset easily Emotional Stability Calm, level-headed, handles stress well
Not goal oriented Goal Setting Enjoys goals, uses goals regularly
Bends rules to suit own purposes Integrity Strong moral code
Doesn’t feel responsible for how employees feel about their jobs Managerial Human Relations Good motivator for others, tries to help others succeed In their careers
Sticks with tried-and-true approaches, resistant to new ideas Openness Enjoys learning and new ideas, innovative
Finds fault easily, negative attitudes Optimism/Enthusiasm Believes In positive future, good motivator
Does not get out of his/her office or department often to build relationships Social Networking Strives to create effective relationships to serve company’s needs
Focus on day-to-day problems Visionary Leadership Focus on strategic, big picture, long term issues
Does the minimum Work Drive Willing to go the extra mite


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