The Elite Retail Profile is a general indicator of the individual's ability to perform the basic functions of entry-level retail jobs including cashier, stock and customer service personnel. If the job requires sales, additional sales-related scales can be incorporated.
The degree to which the individual has a basic understanding of mathematical computation and concepts (e.g., making change, calculating percentages, applying discounts, basic addition, subtraction, division and multiplication). The ability to solve these types of problems has also been related to speed of learning and general problem solving skills. This test is appropriate for jobs requiring knowledge of basic math functions (e.g., cashiers, tellers, basic accounting, payroll, etc.).
The degree to which the individual is likely to be dependable, hardworking and conscientious about the quality of their work.
The degree to which the individual is likely to be dependable, stable, takes responsibility for their actions and as a result, is not likely to have attendance problems. This characteristic is appropriate for all jobs.
The degree to which the individual is likely to be able to adapt to change and is more open minded than stubborn. This characteristic is important for fast paced jobs where priorities often shift. It is also important for organizations that are in transition or are expecting changes that will affect work duties and responsibilities.
The degree to which an individual is friendly and is likely to go out of his or her way to assist or help customers and/or co-workers. This characteristic is important for most, if not all, jobs.
The degree to which the individual is likely to be honest and trusting of others. This characteristic is important for most, if not all jobs with special emphasis on cash handling jobs and jobs involving confidential information.