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Administrative Skills Tests to Hire Educational Support Staff

The Statistics Speak for Themselves

According to Zion Market Research, the value of the U.S. education market is expected to be approximately $2.04 billion by 2026.

Research conducted by the Department for Professional Employees (DPE) shows the number of education, training, and library jobs increased by 14.4% from 2008 to 2018.

According to a study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment in public and private educational services grew by 12%–about 1.7 million new jobs, and rising student enrollments at all education levels will create additional demand.

Top Skills & Abilities to Look For in Education Support Staff

Learn how eSkill’s online skills tests can help your institution hire the best administrative and managerial professionals.


Typing, data entry, bookkeeping and customer service skills.

Office Management

Plan, schedule and organize events and meetings and manage projects.

Basic Computer Skills

Proficiency in MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint

Tests You Should Use For Education

Standard Job-Based: Choose from hundreds of standard tests for diverse Academic jobs such as Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Bookkeeper, Database Developer, and IT Systems Analyst. All tests are editable.

Standard Subject-Based: Customize tests from over 600 modular subjects in areas such as Microsoft Office, IT, Administration, Project Management, and Leadership. Quickly customize tests of any length and combination of subjects.

Over 600 Modular Subjects: Generate a multi-subject test in seconds by hand-picking your favorite topics from subjects like Multitasking, Numerical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Business Communications, Data Checking, Logical Thinking and more.

Your Own Content: Create/upload your own custom test questions with the optional eSkill Editor, and create tests with any combination of your own and eSkill questions.

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Why Choose eSkill Education Assessments?

  • eSkill makes assessing education candidates’ job skills, psychological fit, and interview presentation easy. Have confidence in your hiring decisions and team-building success with eSkill.
  • eSkill will help your institution hire the most qualified people, more quickly, with defensible compliance.
  • Select from more than 1,000 standard tests, or easily customize assessments from thousands of topics relevant to your job or training requirements.
  • Our job-tailored tests and video interviews will most accurately predict job fit or training needs and do so with maximum legal compliance and time efficiency.
  • Stanford University, the University of Maryland, Penn Hills School District and hundreds of other educational institutions use eSkill’s pre-employment tests. Learn why.

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