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Retaking an Indeed Assessment

Quick summary

Did you experience any interruptions while taking a skills test? Using the Assessment Reset Tool is easy and straightforward. For best results, give yourself enough time to complete the test. These skills tests are optional, so talk to the employer about your concerns.
Important: You're only allowed to retake each assessment one time every six months.

Resetting your assessment

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the assessment reset tool.
  3. Choose an assessment you've taken in the past six months. (You won't see it on the list if it's been over 6 months.)
  4. Choose the Reset button.

Mobile and desktop: Retaking it after resetting it

Are you using a phone, tablet, or desktop computer to retake an assessment? Take note of this because the experiences are slightly different.


  1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper right corner.
  2. Select Profile.
  3. Scroll down to the Skills tests section.
  4. Access the assessment library by clicking View all assessments.
  5. Type the name of the assessment in the search box.
  6. Click or tap Take assessment.
Important: Use Safari or Chrome on your phone to see your assessment scores. Your scores won't appear in the mobile app.



  1. Click the person icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Select Profile.
  3. Click into the Skills tests section.
  4. Select View all assessments.
  5. Type the name of the assessment in the search box.
  6. Click Take assessment.


Question: Are assessments required to apply for a job?

Answer: No. Employers will find it useful if they know your skill level, but no, assessments aren’t required

Question: Can I take an assessment from my phone?

Answer: Yes, you can complete most assessments on a phone. Some assessments, however, are better suited for a desktop computer.

Question: Will employers see the assessment I reset?

Answer: No, employers won't see your previous score. They also won't see whether you've reset an assessment.

Question: Can I retake a test I took more than six months ago if an employer asks? 

Answer: Yes, and you don't need to reset it if it's been longer than six months.

Question: Can I start taking an assessment from my profile? 

Answer: Yes. Build an Indeed Resume or convert an uploaded file. Toggle on the visibility switch. Look for the link to the library in the Skills tests section.

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