Cognitive Ability Assessments by Aon: Innovative, Short, Valid

Research has shown that ability tests are powerful predictors of job performance and long-term professional success. No other psychometric assessment tool provides as much added value for HR decisions. 


 Objectively measure the abilities needed in the job. Make reliable decisions quickly.

Go Beyond
Exam Results 

Widen your talent pool, give fair opportunities, assess relevant aptitudes and potential. 

Future Success

Understand who has the potential for success before hiring.

The Right Product for Your Needs

We have over 50 different online aptitude tests and other psychometric assessments in our portfolio. Many of them are available in more than 30 languages. Conveneniently browse through our Assessment Product Finder to get an overview. Don't hesitate to contact us if you need support finding the right solution for your challenge.

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Aon's Cognitive Ability Tests Help You:

Improve pre-selection and sifting

These short and engaging tests designed to measure cognitive skills and comptencies can be used early in the hiring process to quickly and reliably screen out unsuitable applicants - saving their time and yours. 

All our tests are cheat-resistant and hardware-independent, making them suitable for unsupervised online completion which is ideal for pre-selection.

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Enhance candidate experience for higher completion rates

Optimized for completion on smartphones, applicants can complete these cognitive ability tests at their own convenience on any device. Gamified elements enhance the experience, making serious situations more engaging.


Customize to your requirements

Industry-specific ability tests make them more relevant to applicants, with the option to customize to your corporate branding.

We work with you to develop company- and job-specific success profiles, cut-off rates and match scores to realize your talent strategy.

Verbal Reasoning Aptitude Test

Verbal Ability Tests

Aon offers a range of verbal ability tests for different target groups and industries.The test shown in the screenshot measures the ability to draw logical conclusions from complex verbal information. Additionally, this test measures the ability to retrieve relevant information when confronted with different type of questions. 

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Cognitive Reasoning Aptitude Test

Specific Cognitive Tests

Aon offers a huge range of different ability tests that measure specific cognitive abilities. Our tests assess e.g. 

  • Short-term memory and the capacity of sensory memory
  • Information handling in complex situations
  • Ability to monitor activity on-screen
  • Ability to concentrate
The screenshot shows a test the measures the candidates' ability to multi-task.


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Abstract Logical Reasoning Test

Abstract Logical Reasoning Tests

Abstract logical reasoning tests measure the candidates' ability to analyze information, detect patterns and relationships, and solve problems at a level that is both complex and intangible.

Aon offers ability tests to measure inductive or deductive logical thinking. The tests shown in the screenshot...

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Screenshot Language Skills Test

Language Skills Test

Aon also offers a range of language skills tests.
Each language test consist of three parts:

  • fluency
  • vocabulary
  • spelling
Those three parts measure different aspects of the foreign language and are assessed separately. 


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Numerical Reasoning Aptitude Test Screenshot

Numerical Ability Tests

Numerical aptitude tests measure the candidates' ability to execute tasks relating to the handling of numbers.

Aon offers different types of numercial aptitude tests: The test presented in the screenshot measures the ability of finding and using numerical information shown in tables, lists and diagrams in order to answer different questions. 

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Features of Aon's Cogntive Assessments

  • Self-explanatory: interactive example sequences
  • Cheat-proof due to item generators
  • High acceptance among applicants
  • Mobile-first assessments
  • Seamless integration into any workflow systems
  • Customizable to your brand
  • Highly valid and robust aptitude tests
  • Short test times
  • Available in multiple languages
  • Certified by Det Norske Veritas, according to the ITC


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