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Second attempt at the KeyforCash Evaulations


It turns out it was the same tests again. I suppose it sort of matters if you mean to boost up your percentile. I went up 5%~!  😀 I think having to type nothing but 310620950 or whatever (I typed it in for so many times but I can’t remember it clearly ^^???) for 98% of the Numeric test helped boost it. I still wasn’t up to speed so to speak since even with the full keyboard, I had to find a place to put it. I should have remembered to push aside the laptop so I could properly have the keyboard sitting on the table. Not sure I want to try the evaluations again.

There was a bizarre snippet that came up in the Numeric evaluation! It was obviously a phone number as it was formatted as (###) ###-####. However, the rules indicated that anything in parentheses should be preceded by a hyphen. I sat there for a moment thinking if I should put it in. ^^  In the end, I made the decision to type it in. NO IDEA if I made the right move.

Anyway, throughout all the evaluations, I marked snippets with no “user provided data” as blanks (where the user is the person that wrote or typed the info shown on a snippet). For example, under Letters Only,  there were a few that only showed “Address” in computer printed text which was obviously the name of a form field. (Think of any sort of forms that require you to provide such information like a passport application, job application, etc.) To me, the evaluation was only looking for “user provided data” and not just any letters that pop up on in a rectangle graphic. After all, what kind of data entry job REQUIRES you to type in the form field headings as well? This could be an incorrect interpretation though. I’m not sure because, as noted in my previous post, there were no examples.

Oddly enough though, I JUST noticed that both the Dollars AND Numeric evaluations HAD examples. Not sure why I didn’t see them last night. I suppose I didn’t realize that the scroll bar of the pop-up window wasn’t all the way down the page. 9___9 I’ll go and correct the post now. ^^

Edit on Sept 8th: Managed to inch up to 98th percentile! XD Curious if I’ll get any work. Heh. Also, I forgot to mention that the evalulation is based on speed too.

My First Experience with KeyforCash Evaluations

I decided to join for the heck of things since everywhere I went said they were legit but lord, the evaluation tests were full of ambiguous directions. I found that some things were seriously open to interpretation like if there was a comma within a dollar value, should you just continue to type in the numbers only or should I hit the slash key BECAUSE there was a stinkin’ comma? (More on the tests later.) Would it have killed them to give examples? But I suppose if they did, most people would reach their 95 – 100th percentile threshold which is the assumed range by users that will land people in the “most likely to be hired” waiting list. However, I have read in the KeyforCash members FAQ (you can only access it after logging into the site) that depending on the amount of workload they have, they may very well extend job offers to people below 95 as well.

While they do allow for retakes of their evaluation tests every 24 hours, I believe that they are randomly generated and will not always consist of  the same categories. Naturally, this is done to prevent anyone from cheating.

Edit on Sept. 6th: I actually ended up with the same tests but the snippets were a bit different. Also, the Dollars Only and Numeric evaluations actually have examples. I guess I never scrolled down all the way in either pop-up window. Read about my second go at the evaluations: https://koukoupuffs.net/2012/09/06/second-attempt-at-the-keyforcash-evaulations/

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