ASSESS Focus is our cognitive ability assessment product that is commonly used in recruitment and selection, as well as in job promotion. Research indicates that aptitude scores are correlated with potential job performance – or in other words aptitude offers a good prediction of future job performance.

Job candidates, who score higher in cognitive that are likely to outperform their peers, and possess strong mental and cognitive capabilities that enable them to be more successful in high stake jobs.

The assessment comprises a set of gradually progressive questions that are checking on a variety of measurable personal skills, which include:

  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Analytical thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Logical Reasoning
  • General Cognition Checking
  • English Vocabulary
  • English Comprehension
  • English Spelling
  • English Listening

Focus Report

Focus reports are quantitative reports that provide a lot of insights into the candidate’s performance at the section and item levels.

Why Focus?

  • Largest norm groups in the region
  • Modular, i.e. assessment may consist of one or more assessment modules
  • Frequently updated item bank
  • Arabic language assessments in all competency areas
  • Customizable assessments
  • Multiple assessment formats (timed per module, timed per item, untimed)
  • Reliable assessment delivery
  • 24/7 support


  • We speak people. We understand how to realize their potential and drive behaviour change.
  • We understand work. How to organize it and get it done as effectively as possibly.
  • We dig deep. We provide granularity on organization structure: roles, accountabilities, decision rights, rewards, the competencies you need in your people and how to drive behaviour change.
  • We’re collaborative. We build the solution with you so everyone feels they have a stake in its success.
  • We define the standard. We built the region’s most widely used competency framework, job evaluation methodology, and our powerful scenario-planning software accurately anticipates future workforce needs.
  • We are data driven. We own the most comprehensive people databases in the world. We understand exactly what drives success in the workplace.
  • We’ll see it through to the end. We don’t just provide a blueprint for success, we support organizations on every aspect of implementation.

Our thoughtful, data-driven approach supports our clients as they make critical choices about their people, their product and their plan. And our technology identifies unprecedented opportunities and efficiencies. The result? A holistic, achievable blueprint for success – guiding businesses through each critical step in their organizational growth and evolution.