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This test identifies where on the creativity scale an individual might sit, identifying whether they are more innovative or adaptive. This allows insight into the sort of working style and role for which they be best suited.


This test forms part of our General Assessment suite for recruitment and internal HR and promotion processes.

It is also suitable for individuals who wish to understand their capability in mechanical reasoning, to assist with their personal development or to determine whether they are suited for a particular career.

User Requirements

Are you looking to better understand how you approach tasks, or whether you are naturally an innovator or an adaptor? Candidates are able to purchase an individual license. You will receive a code to allow you access to the system, which will enable you to undertake the assessment, providing you with a report around your ideal working style and including development advice to help you be able to work in both ways as required by a role.

Buying multiple tests - do you need a corporate account? Speak to our sales team for bulk discounts on test purchases in preparation for a recruitment process or assessment centre. Once purchased, you will receive license codes to enable you to distribute the assessments to your candidates as required. License codes are for single use only and will be valid for 12 months.

Taking the test

This online questionnaire is untimed, and has no right or wrong answers. It should take about 20 minutes to complete all the questions.

Report / Feedback

The results of this test are provided as an overall score plus scores for each section, all normed and shown within a colour banding for easy identification of level.

Download a sample report to see what to expect.

Our Psychologists say

When asked if they are creative, some people will say they are, whilst others will say they are not. As a society, in the Western hemisphere particularly, creativity is seen as synonymous with innovation. However, research has established that there are two styles of creativity, Adaptive thinking and Innovative thinking, which form a continuum. Neither style is better than the other and, indeed, both styles are needed for a project to be completed effectively. Innovators have new ideas, Adaptors take existing ideas and make them work better. The individual preference will impact areas that include not only problem solving and decision making but also the approach to work in terms of structure and openness to change.