Prove It! is an Internet-based skills assessment program that provides hundreds of tests for clerical, software, industrial, healthcare, financial and technical job classifications. In addition, Prove It! also offers 24 training tutorials for Microsoft Office 2000 - 2003 titles.
Why should I take this
- To use as a Marketing Tool.
- To target specific skills employers are looking for in their candidates and focus on real world skills
- To have a better understanding of specific skill area(s) that you may need training in.
- To market yourself more confidently to employers during interviews and resume development.
- To stand out from other candidates who are
competing for the same positions.
How long will the assessment take and when
will I receive my results?
assessment will take 30 minutes to complete.
However, there is no time limit in completing the
assessment and time can vary depending on an
individualís testing style. Once you have
completed your assessment, the program will generate
your results immediately. Once you start an
assessment it is advised that you complete the entire
test. You are able to break between each
How long do I have to take the assessments
and/or start the tutorial(s)?
You will have
30 days from the day you receive your Prove It! log-in
information to take the assessments and the
tutorial. After 30 days, your password will
expire. You will receive reminder emails from
Prove It! notifying of this expiration. Once the
30 days have passed, you will need to obtain a new
will I be taking the assessment?
assessment can be taken from any computer that meets the
system configuration; at home, the library, Career
Center Resource Room. It is suggested that the
individual taking the assessment be in a quiet area with
little to no interruptions.
How will these assessments rate my level of
Each assessment will provide
three levels of questions which include basic,
intermediate and advanced. This will allow each
testing candidate to identify their level of expertise
in a chosen content area.
Will I be able to sit down with someone to
review my results?
Yes, once you complete
the assessment, if you would like additional information
regarding your scores, you can schedule an appointment
the Career Center Representative who referred you or
bring in your results to meet with a Walk-In Career
Will I be able to see the questions I
No, you will not be
provided a list of questions that were missed, but you
will be provided with a detailed score report which will
inform you of specific topic areas you answered
How are my scores interpreted?
Scores are distributed into three
categories, percent correct, percentile ranking and
global average. For example a test taker may
receive their results in the following format:
- Percent Correct: 60% - The percentage of questions
that were answered correctly.
- Percentile Ranking: 50% - The percentage of
correct answers, meaning the test taker scored 49%
higher than the norm group.
- Global Average: 56% - The average score of every
person who has taken this particular assessment.
What if I do not score well or want to bring
up my score?
The purpose of Prove It! is to
identify skills that you currently have. It is also
available to identify any possible skill development or
training needs. Skill development or training may
involve Prove It! tutorials, college, or vocational
programs. Some of the learning tutorials include
Access, Excel, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office XP,
Outlook, PowerPoint, Windows, Word, Peachtree, and
What assessments are
There are over 900 assessments
offered through Prove It!, including Accounting,
Clerical, Software, Technical, Legal, Medical, and
Industrial titles. Please click
here Prove It! Assessment
Recommendations for a short list
of recommendations or visit http://www.proveit.com/ for a full
list of options.
How many assessments can I sign up for at one
You can be scheduled for a maximum of
(5) assessments and/or tutorials at one time. Once
completed, you can sign up for additional
How do I sign up for a Prove It! assessment
Meet or call a Career Center Representative to get started. The Career Center phone number is 518- 828-4181 ext. 5510.