Are You up to the Test?

Students explore the hiring process employers use to select strong candidates from a larger pool of candidates using an employment test simulation.

Grade Level

 6–8, 9–12


  • Earning income
  • Teamwork
  • Job versus career
  • Skills mismatch
  • Career path
  • Career cluster


  • Soft skills
  • Productivity
  • Division of labor
  • Specialization
  • Human capital
  • Employment tests

Time required

 60 minutes

a line of students at the teachers desk