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INSIGHT Science & Engineering Professional – Reasoning Skills and Mindset measures the thinking mindset and reasoning skills of professionals who engage in scientific or engineering projects or who manage departments that work on those types of projects.  Because this instrument has no ceiling-effect, exceptionally high scores are possible. As a result, INSIGHT Science & Engineering Professional is the instrument of choice for evaluating engineering and scientific employees and job applicants at entry, mid-career, and senior levels. It is used by engineering firms, scientific research organizations, pharmaceutical companies, aerospace companies, governmental and military organizations, recruiters, HR departments, and consultants for applicant and candidate screening, and for individual talent development and team-focused professional development purposes.

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Science & Engineering Professionals

Calibrated for use with skilled professionals who engage in scientific or engineering projects or who manage departments that work on those types of projects.

Administration

Administered online with a secure, multi-lingual interface, it’s user-friendly and accessible anywhere.

Support Materials

User Manual includes all needed information about administering the assessment and interpreting the resulting individual and group scores.

Assessment Specs

 Max 90 minutes timed administration: 30 minutes allotted for 94 items; 60 minutes allotted for 46 engaging, science & engineering setting scenario-based reasoning questions.

Deliverables

 Individual score reports of all metrics for each person assessed. Optional group graphics with statistical summary of scores; Excel spreadsheet of responses to all custom demographic questions, and all scores for each person assessed.

Results Reported

Metrics include scores for 9 science and engineering professional mindset attributes, 8 essentials science and engineering reasoning skills, and an OVERALL score. 

Scoring

Each science & engineering professional mindset attribute is scored on a 40-point scale divided into three qualitative categories; Each science & engineering professional reasoning skill metric is scored on a 600-point scale with corresponding qualitative ratings.

Languages

Available in English

METRICS

INSIGHT Science and Engineering provides scores for 9 science and engineering professional mindset attributes, 8 essentials science and engineering reasoning skills, and an OVERALL score. 

9 Science & Engineering Professional Mindset Attributes

  1. Truth-seeking
  2. Open-mindedness
  3. Analyticity/Foresight
  4. Systematicity/Focus
  5. Confidence in Reasoning
  6. Inquisitiveness
  7. Cognitive Maturity
  8. Resourceful
  9. Collaborative

8 Essential Reasoning Skills of Science & Engineering Professionals

  1. Analysis
  2. Inference
  3. Evaluation
  4. Interpretation
  5. Explanation
  6. Induction
  7. Deduction
  8. Numeracy
  • OVERALL Reasoning Skills

Reports

The INSIGHT Science & Engineering Professional Report Package includes an individual test-taker report for each person assessed and optional group summary reports for each group and sub-group in the sample.

Reports are generated immediately after the conclusion of testing, making real time assessment possible. Read more about how our customer support specialists work with clients to select their reporting options on our Services tab or contact us for a free consultation.

Individual Test-Taker Reports

  • Each professional mindset attribute is scored on a 40-point scale divided into three qualitative categories (Not Manifested, Positive, Strong Positive). 

  • Each professional reasoning skill metric is scored on a 600-point scale with corresponding qualitative ratings (Not Manifested, Moderate, Strong, Superior, and Exceptional).

  • The Individual Reports can be pushed as PDF files to an email address of the client’s choosing (for example, to an HR officer, a senior manager, an executive assistant, or to an external search firm or professional development consultant).  

  • The client controls whether individual reports are made available to the test-taker.

  • A short PDF assessment report debrief document to help in understanding scores – it can be distributed by the client to the people who were assessed.

Optional Group Analytics

  • Excel spreadsheet files of all scores on all metrics. These also include the responses to optional custom demographic questions added by the client to the assessment profile.

  • Presentation-ready tables and graphic representations of the score distribution for all metrics.

  • Free upon request, our assessment support staff prepares and emails group analytical reports to clients using any of the INSIGHT series assessments.

Need to expedite your project?  We can have your first online testing assignment available for your students within 24 hours. Request a quote or get started by calling 650-697-5628 and speaking with one of our assessment specialists today.

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