How useful is Wonderlic really?

by Dzeffarski
(Washington)

Despite 20 years in my profession, I failed wonderlic and didn't get the position I was interviewing for, and was looking forward to. I was told that I'd have to answer the questions in about 15 seconds each but I'm not the quickest reader and so just reading the questions sometimes took >30 seconds.


As a result I finished just over 1/2 of the questions and the logic questions such as "If builder A makes a quality house, this house was built by builder A, therefore this is a quality house." is correct but if you look at it from "Jim knows Jane, Jane knows Beth, does Jim know Beth?" That last one is a maybe, so it depends on the words they use and when you are in a hurry to get through it, you forget the reversed logic some times... as a result, I did not advance in the interview process and instead stay in my mediocre corporate job with steady hours, steady work and not much room for advancement.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to wonderlic.

Recent Articles

  1. Differential Ability Scales and its Uniqueness

    Sep 19, 17 02:37 PM

    The differential ability scales are unique though they follow British abilities scales and share methods of Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales

    Read More

  2. Laws of Boolean Algebra Simplified!

    Sep 18, 17 04:50 PM

    Boolean algebra consists of rules which help in reducing logical gates in the computer technology.

    Read More

  3. Taking an Aptitude Test Online

    Sep 18, 17 04:21 PM

    Aptitude test online helps the job seekers as well as employers to go to their respective goals. More to know how!

    Read More