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Building Skill Assessments


Creating skill assessments in skillXchange is a straightforward process designed to ensure you can efficiently evaluate candidates’ skills and competencies. Follow these steps to build your assessments:

Accessing the Assessments Page

  1. Navigate to Assessments: In your side navigation, locate and open the Assessments page.

Creating Assessments Manually or Using AI

  1. Manual Creation or AI-Assisted Creation: You have the option to create assessments manually or leverage the skillXchange AI for custom assessment creation. Using AI is the most efficient way to get started.

Steps for AI-Assisted Assessment Creation

  1. Initiate AI Creation:
    • Click on the Robot Icon in your Assessment Tool Bar.
  2. Set Up Basic Assessment Information:
    • Enter a Name: Provide a name for your assessment.
    • Choose the Number of Questions: Select how many questions you want to include in your assessment.
    • Set a Minimum Pass Score: Define the minimum score required to pass the assessment.
    • Set Maximum Time: Determine the maximum amount of time a user has to complete the assessment.

Configuring Industry and Category

  1. Select Industry Classification: Choose an industry classification that best suits the focus of your assessment.
  2. Enter a Category: Specify a category or department for the assessment topic.
  3. Set Competency Level: Define the competency level to establish the difficulty of the assessment (e.g., Novice, Intermediate, Proficient, Advanced, Expert).

Defining Skills and Generating the Assessment

  1. View and Customize Skills:
    • Based on the topic, industry, and competency level, a list of relevant skills will be displayed.
    • You can add or remove skills to narrow or expand the scope of the test as needed.
  2. Generate the Assessment:
    • Click Next to proceed.
    • Complete the process by clicking Generate.

Review and Finalization

  1. Assessment Build Process:
    • The AI will build your assessment, which can take approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
    • During this time, the assessment will be marked as under review until it is completed.


By following these steps, you can efficiently create custom skill assessments tailored to your specific needs, ensuring a precise evaluation of candidates’ skills and competencies.