Should time of day be considered when assessing candidates?

A common belief in the assessment industry is that candidates perform best on ability assessments early in the morning. Often, testing professionals advise their candidates accordingly. Our research team set out to test this assumption using a very large sample (18,000 participants). In this whitepaper, we discuss our findings and offer several (surprising) insights into the question: when is the best time for candidates to complete their assessments?

Download this whitepaper and find out more about:

  • Past and current thinking about time-of-day and psychometric testing
  • How performance in cut-e ability assessments were affected by time-of-day
  • Conclusions and best practices regarding best time of completion
December 5, 2019