Aptitudes are natural talents, special abilities for doing, or learning to do, certain kinds of tasks easily and quickly. Manual dexterity, musical ability, spatial visualization, and memory for numbers are examples of such aptitudes.
- The use of aptitude testing or assessments is used by employers:
- Place new employees in the best position for them to succeed;
- Evaluate new or existing employees for training.
The use of aptitude assessments has can result in increases in productivity while reducing employee relations problems, employee turnover, stress, tension, conflict and overall job satisfaction