Retail Sales Associate Skills Assessment

Retail Sales Associate Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
Retail Sales Associates are responsible for working on the sales floor and providing assistance directly to customer. Their duties include greeting customers, managing POS systems, helping customers with products and services and closing sales.mThis assessment contains 9 questions that test the candidate’s knowledge of your product, their natural communication skills and selling capabilities and experience for an RSA role.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this assessment for a Retail Sales Assistant include their ability to build rapport and communicate with customers on the sales floor, how they would pitch the product or service to said customers, as well as how they would handle different types of client situations You will get a gauge of their product knowledge and ability to sell the business product.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn whether the candidate can be relied upon to sell the product, and communicate effectively with customers. You’ll get a sense of their personality and charisma in the video questions, along with their overall knowledge of the product/business. You will be able to gauge their level of sales experience and whether they are a fit for your business sales floor.

About the Retail Sales Associate Skills Assessment

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A Retail Sales Associate works primarily to provide assistance to customers on the sales floor, including answering questions and complaints and providing information on the company and it’s products/services in a friendly and professional manner.  

This Retail Sales Associate test assesses whether job candidates can successfully work with customers to ensure they have the best experience possible and provide a high standard of customer care. This can include having strong sales and attention to detail skills, as well as being an active listener.  

Candidates who perform well on this Retail Sales Associate skills assessment will have all the technical skills to be meticulous in their work and pay close attention to detail to all tasks they complete. They will also have the required soft skills to effectively listen to customers and interact with them in a professional manner.

It is extremely important for every employee to have strong active listening skills. This will help them to follow directions effectively, and importantly it will help them to be a good team member. Being a good listener will ensure that the employee is able to accurately understand information that is communicated to them, and they will be able to participate in meaningful and strategic business conversations. A candidate with active listening skills will not only hear what someone is saying, but also deeply understand the entire message being communicated.
Attention to detail refers to the ability to diligently and thoroughly check over any work to make sure it is accurate and free of mistakes and errors. This is an important skill as it shows that the candidate is willing to spend time to ensure their work is consistent, detailed and correct.
A candidate with strong sales skills will have extensive knowledge of selling techniques and strategies, and have deep product knowledge. They will have the ability to create and execute an effective sales pitch in order to convince current and potential clients to make a purchase.
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Question Type: Video

Now imagine you have found a product that is perfect for Barabra's gift but it is out of the price range. Record a video selling this to Barbara.
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Question Type: Multiple Choice

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Question Type: Audio

What two follow up questions could you ask Barabara to help find what the customer is looking for?

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Combining a detailed Retail Sales Associate job description with a Retail Sales Associate skills assessment can help to identify the specific skills and knowledge required for the job, and can streamline the candidate selection process. By writing a clear and concise job description, hiring managers can attract the right Retail Sales Associate candidates for each role.

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