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Reasoning Analysis Assessment

Reasoning Analysis refers to a group of cognitive aptitude or intelligence tests designed to measure an individual’s ability to perform tasks associated with job success. These tests assess skills including logical thinking, numerical reasoning, and written comprehension, all critical for high-performance in certain organisational roles. Hiring individuals with robust intellectual capabilities ensures enhanced performance. Intelligence tests evaluate a candidate’s reasoning, learning capacity, and potential for success in specific roles. Reasoning skills are vital for tasks that demand elements of intelligence such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.

The 9 Areas of Assessment

Our Reasoning Assessments are broken down into 9 tests, each measuring different elements of a person’s reasoning skills. Tests can be used in combination or individually. 

Abstract Logical Reasoning

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Delegating
  • Creating Systems
  • Data Analysis

Mathematical Logical Reasoning

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Research
  • Analysis of data
  • Decision Making

Understanding Logical Process

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Researching
  • Problem Solving
  • Business Negotiations
  • Predicting/influencing behaviour

Spatial Reasoning

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Architect
  • Designer
  • Chemist
  • Artist
  • Engineering

Word Association

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Journalist
  • Marketing Planning
  • Politicians
  • Negotiator

Understanding Social Context

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Managing human relations
  • Selling
  • Motivating
  • Counselling

Numerical Reasoning

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Accounting
  • Analysis of data
  • Processing of statistics

Visual Memory

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Planning of details
  • Architectural design
  • Graphical planning
  • Research

Verbal Reasoning

Typically correlates with tasks like:

  • Tasks in Journalism
  • Data collection & analysis
  • Problem identification and solving
  • Research

When to use Reasoning Analysis Tests

A Reasoning Analysis Test can be beneficial in various scenarios, including but not limited to:



Hiring Process

Use assessments during the recruitment process to identify a candidate’s ability to perform specific job-related tasks. This helps employers identify candidates who are likely to excel in the role and align with the job requirements.

Internal Promotions or Transfers

If an employee is being considered for a promotion or a role change within the organisation, a reasoning analysis test can help determine their suitability for the new position.

Team Formation and Management

Tests can be used when forming project teams to ensure a balanced mix of skills and abilities, leading to higher productivity and better results.

Training and Development

Reasoning analysis tests can identify areas where an employee may need additional training or development. They can also help measure the effectiveness of such training.

Career Coaching and Planning

Tests can also be used in career coaching to help individuals understand their strengths and areas of interest better, enabling them to make informed career decisions.

Would you Like to Become Accredited?

We offer Reasoning Analysis Accreditation both online and in person. If you would like to gain a greater understanding of what reasoning analysis is and how to apply it, take our Accredited training in Reasoning Analysis.


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