This page is about the skill R, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The questions centre on a working knowledge of R, as it pertains to typical tasks in data analysis & data science. For example, things like connecting to databases, importing data, exporting data, cleaning data, filtering and grouping data, answering business questions with data, using packages. Participants will need to do things like: write R code to solve problems, identify the right R code to answer a business problem, identify errors in R code, identify output of R code, interpret business questions as R code etc.
The R skill assesses knowledge of topics like Charting, Data Manipulation, Data Types, Dates, Evaluation Strategy, Loops, Joins, String Manipulation & Subsetting Data.
R is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as Data Analysts, Data Scientists, Statisticians & Product Analysts.
A critical part of running an ethical hiring process that’s fair and meritocratic is having objective measures of someone’s skills. Why does ethical hiring matter? Simple - it helps you hire the best person for the job.
Robert Half reported that the cost of a bad hire is on average 15-21% of the employee’s salary.
What was the most common reason for mis-hires? A lack of the right technical skills. This a true hiring own-goal, as it’s so easily preventable through a valid, thorough skills assessment.
So, if your role requires a candidate to know R well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.
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R can be assessed through the R coding test, the Concepts & Knowledge test & Free Response test. The Free Response Test includes different answer options like written responses, video answers and diagram answers.
Yes, you can add your own R questions via the question bank.
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Each question on Alooba is categorized by difficulty - Easy, Medium & Hard. You can set the difficulty level to whatever you like by picking and choosing the questions that you want to include.
You can also assess someone’s intelligence, their personality type and critical soft skills, like communication.