Create a New Assessment

Who can use this feature?



  1. Select Assessments on the left-hand side of the screen
  2. Select Create New Assessment
  3. You will be directed to the New Assessment screen. Fill out the following fields:
    • Title: Display name of the assessment. It is recommended to use the job title in this field.
    • Description: Description for the assessment. This will appear in the instruction area that the candidate sees.
    • Sensitive: Note if this assessment has sensitive information.
  4. Select Save Assessment
  5. Select Create New Question 
  6. Select your desired question type. Follow the prompts to select and complete the information for your desired question type. 
    • Note: A Preview is available to the right of every option.
    • Note: If you do not see the option for Basic Minimum Qualification, it may need to be turned on.
    • Text Box: Single line text field; this is for short open-ended answers
      • Question Text: A question that will display for the user to answer.
      • Instructions: Instructions provided to the user via the i icon (tool tip) next to the question.
      • Required: Select this checkbox to force the candidate to answer the question before they are allowed to submit their job application.
    • Text Box Multiline: Multiple line text field, appropriate for longer open-ended answers; recommended in most cases as the box will expand to accommodate the text.
      • Question Text
      • Instructions
      • Required
    • Dropdown List: Multiple options displayed in a drop-down; can only have one answer.
      • Question Text
      • Instructions
      • Required
      • Basic Minimum Qualification: Determines if this question contains a basic minimum qualification.
      • Add Answer:
        • The first blank field is the name of the option.
        • Identify if there is a value associated with the answer from 0-5, with 1 being the least important and 5 being the most important
        • Check the box for Basic Minimum Qualification if the question is a required component of the BMQ.
          • Note: You must have the Basic Minimum Qualification under the Required field selected first before being able to see this option.
          • If a candidate selects an answer that is marked BMQ, the candidate will receive a 1 out of 1. You can check more than one answer as BMQ.
        • Select Done to finish adding the option. Repeat the steps above until all options you desire are displayed on the screen.
        • Note: You are able to modify options by clicking on the name.
    • Checkbox List: Multiple options displayed in a checkbox list; can have more than one answer.
      • Question Text
      • Instructions
      • Required
      • Basic Minimum Qualification
      • Add Answer
    • Radio Button List: Multiple options displayed in a radio button list; can only have one answer.
      • Question Text
      • Instructions
      • Required
      • Basic Minimum Qualification
      • Add Answer
    • Yes No: Allow the user to select a Yes/No answer type.
      • Note: You are required to input answers for Yes and No. You can put more than two answers. This question type acts just like a radio button list. For example, you may want to use “I agree” and “I do not agree” or “Yes” “No” “Not Applicable.”
      • Question Text
      • Instructions
      • Required
      • Basic Minimum Qualification
      • Add Answer
    • Select Save Changes

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