• Assess an individual's ability to learn
  • Avoid costly mis-hires
  • Decrease training time
  • Reduce involuntary turnover
  • Increase overall productivity

Including the Wonderlic Personnel Test (WPT-R) in your hiring process can improve employee productivity and reduce turnover—saving you time and money by lowering recruitment and training costs.

The Wonderlic Personnel Test (WPT-R) helps measure general mental ability, widely accepted as being one of the single best predictors of job success. It helps measure a candidate’s ability to understand instructions, learn, adapt, solve problems and handle the mental demands of the position.


The Wonderlic Personnel Test (WPT-R) uses the latest advances in psychometrics and technology to support quicker and better informed hiring decisions in today’s fast-paced market:

 Job-Specific Scoring Ranges

  • 700 job profiles are available in our comprehensive Job Index Engine
  • Custom job profiles can be created by our team of Industrial/Organizational professionals

Administration Methods Available

  • Online administration, scoring and reporting
    • Onsite from any computer with Internet connectivity
    • Individual or group administration
    • Results are available in minutes

Intuitive Results Report

  • Easy to interpret results are shown on one page
  • Our simple, three-color system—Green, Yellow and Red—indicates candidate suitability compared to the ideal scoring range for that position
  • Report includes narrative interpretations, IQ equivalent and percentile scores

Simple Candidate Record Management in Wonderlic Online

  • Online sort and filter tools enable you to quickly rank, order and prioritize candidates based on score
  • Candidate progression through your hiring process can be easily tracked

Sophisticated Test Design

  • Item Response Theory scoring uses a holistic view of the candidate’s response pattern to ensure integrity of the results

12-Minute Administration

Client Stories

“Wonderlic prevented us from making another hiring mistake..." 

“I’ve seen the Wonderlic tests work for twenty years, which is why I believe in them.”

“Almost immediately after we started using Wonderlic we noticed the caliber of people increased.”

“Hiring the wrong person is more costly to the company than we can measure,” she says. “Wonderlic has allowed us to really pinpoint the person who is our best fit.”  

“Engage in your hiring process. Make Wonderlic a part of the process and it will pay off. Since using Wonderlic, our culture has improved and we are on track to double in size over the next year.”

“It saves us a ton of time. We’re so happy with the quality of hires and their success on the job.”

“Before I started using the Wonderlic test, I didn’t have a single employee who had been with me for more than three years.”

“We know the people who pass the tests have the cognitive ability to succeed.”

“How candidates do on the Wonderlic Personnel Test shows how they will react in a situation where numerous things are happening all at once.”

“The ease of the process is wonderful. It’s only 8 minutes online and then 12 minutes in the office. This creates a better experience for us and the candidate.”

“Wonderlic helped us streamline the hiring process and get the best associates hired for each job...”

The WPT-R gives us indicators that they can “get it,” if they can put the pieces together and do the job... The CPP focuses on call courage and their ability to handle rejection and fit in with our team.”

“Our turnover rate among inside sales people in their first year with Anixter—the target of our Wonderlic effort in 2008—dropped from 30.5% in 2007 to 17.1% in 2008."

“By using the Wonderlic Hay Aptitude Test Battery, we can isolate people who have the ability to work with numbers.”

Founded in 1989, Cleveland Tubing, Inc. is a manufacturer of specialty drinking straws, molded plastic parts and a number of custom-designed applications using corrugated plastic tubing.

“I am always looking for ways to improve what we do. If you have a limited amount of time and money to invest in people, you want to invest it where you have the best odds of success. So I invest in Wonderlic assessments.”

“We use the assessment as a benchmark for all positions, to ensure that each candidate has the basic cognitive skills required for the position.”

"The sky is the limit and without Wonderlic none of this could have happened."

"I rely on the Wonderlic Personnel Test because it gives me the best measurement of what we’re looking for in a trainee.”

“...It’s so much easier when the online testing system does it all for you.”

“Wonderlic tests are an accurate measure of how a person will perform.”

“We consider Wonderlic an important part of the company.”

“There is a new energy now. We are transforming the company culture, and the Wonderlic tests have helped us develop a profile for success.”

“The internal use of the online tests is triple what we anticipated.”

“The way candidates react to the test itself is an indicator of future behavior.”

“The Wonderlic test scores show us who falls in line with other people in the same positions.”

“When we implemented the Wonderlic tests we saw a dramatic improvement in our hiring process.”

“The Wonderlic Productivity Index tells me what their work habits are going to be... something you really can’t tell in an interview.”

"Can candidates only be trained to do routine tasks, or are they capable of performing tasks that are more complex? The test tells me all of that.”

“About seven years ago I was experiencing 70% turnover. Now we are down to less than 30% turnover...”

"Using the Wonderlic Personnel Test along with an interview assures that we’ll get good hires.”

“The test clears up any doubt about who we’re hiring. Finding great, qualified employees that will have a long-term relationship with us is priceless.”

“We can identify an aptitude for skill development and opportunity for growth.”

“It’s part of how we do recruiting now. We don’t want to do anything without seeing Wonderlic results first.”

“The Training Director depends largely on the Wonderlic test to determine who is going to succeed and who isn’t.”

“The tests help us be more selective. If they were only available in English it would eliminate half of my employee population.”

“ personal opinion is that Wonderlic offers the most in-depth solutions.”