State Farm Sales & Leadership Career Profile (SLCP) Assessment – Full Guide and Free Practice

A detailed assessment that measures 13 sales & leadership behavioral traits alongside an in-depth biodata questionnaire.

The SLCP Questionnaire is the first stage in your journey to become a State Farm agent. Through its 131 questions, the test will determine if your personality, preferences, experience, and background suit the ideal profile State Farm is looking for in its agents.

If you fail, you will have to wait 12 months before retesting, so passing this assessment on your first attempt is crucial. If you pass, you will move on to take the KSAO Test.

This guide provides a comprehensive overview of the test, free practice questions, and an analysis of the measured traits.

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Basic Details

131 questions
Behavioral, biodata
Untimed
Ranking, multiple-choice
State Farm SLCP Success Notification

What Is the SLCP Questionnaire?

The Sales & Leadership Career Profile (SLCP) is the initial screening stage for State Farm agents. Through its 131 questions, the SLCP assessments measures 13 behavioral traits that are related to success in sales and leadership (see in the Scoring section).

In addition, the test includes several biodata sections, e.g., your job experience, financial state, and connectedness in the community.

The test is taken on State Farm’s RPX system (see more information on the Test Invitation section).


Test Structure and Question Format

The SLCP Questionnaire contains a total of 131 questions, divided into 8 sections:

  • Statements (51 questions)
  • Adjectives (21 questions)
  • Background (17 questions) employment history, education, current job
  • Recruiting (8 questions)
  • Financial Situation (9 questions)
  • Career Familiarity (5 questions)
  • Work Preferences, Goals and Motivations (14 questions)
  • Social Involvement (6 questions)

Let’s review each section in detail:

Section #1 – Statements

This is the largest portion of the assessment, with 51 statements. You should choose, on a scale of 1-5, how well each statement describes you.

SLCP Sample Question - Statements 2


Section #2 – Adjectives

This section contains 21 adjectives. Again, you need to choose how well each adjective describes you, this time on a scale of 1-7.

SLCP Sample Question - Adjectives 1

The Free Practice section provides sample questions and answers that focus on the Statements and Adjectives sections – the sections that have the largest impact on your score.


Section #3 – Background

The background section contains 17 questions regarding your employment history, education, and current job.

SLCP Background Sample Question


Section #4 – Recruiting Experience

This section is aimed at understanding your job search and recruiting experience with State Farm and in the years prior. It contains 8 questions.

SLCP Recruitment Sample Question


Section #5 – Financial Situation

This is, probably, the most personal part of the SLCP questionnaire. It contains 9 questions about your income, savings, and financial history.

SLCP Financial Sample Question


Section #6 – Career Familiarity

This short section will assess your level of familiarity with the insurance industry in general and State Farm particularly. 5 questions are included.

SLCP Career Familiarity Sample Question


Section #7 – Work Preferences, Goals and Motivations

“Work Preferences” and “Goals and Motivations” are actually two separate sections but cover very similar topics. The 14 questions on these sections aim to assess what is important to you in a job and if it is congruent with what State Farm is looking for.

SLCP Work Preferences Sample Question


Section #8 – Social Involvement

The 6 questions on the last section of the assessment measure your sociability and involvement in the community you live in.

SLCP Social Involvement Sample Question


What Does the State Farm SLCP Questionnaire Measure?

As the name suggests, the Sales and Leadership Career Profile Questionnaire mainly assesses your sales and leadership abilities.

In addition, it assesses a variety of factors that predict the possibility you will succeed as a State Farm agent. These include your financial state, your ability to communicate with others, and whether your work preferences are aligned with what a typical State Farm agent’s job looks like.

For a more detailed overview of the 13 traits measured by the State Farm SLCP Assessment, check out the Scoring section. You can also try some sample questions in the Free Practice section.

Test Invitation

Email Invitations

The test invitation will be sent to you in two separate emails after an initial call with State Farm’s recruiter.

The first email will be sent from State Farm Recruiting Playbook Xperience system (RPX) (more about that below) and will include an invitation to login to the system and one-time link.

State Farm RPX Invitation

 

The second email will be sent from your State Farm recruiter and will include plenty of information about the SLCP test. Information you should definitely take the time to read. Once this email has been sent, you will have 6 days to complete the SLCP Questionnaire.


State Farm RPX

After following the link in the State Farm RPX email, you will be able to log into the State Farm Recruiting Playbook Xperience system – where your entire hiring and selection process will take place.

Your assessments – namely the SLCP and the following KSAO Test (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Attributes) will be taken on the RPX platform.

Free Sample SLCP Practice Test

This free sample practice test is mostly aimed at getting you familiar with the relationship between the SLCP statements, adjectives, and traits. For more information, read the Test Overview and Scoring sections.

The test contains 10 questions and is untimed.

Good luck!


Question #1

SLCP Sample Question - Statements 1

Recommended Answer

This statement relates to the Belief in Self trait on the Leadership scale. A high score on this statement indicates high belief in self, and therefore, a desirable candidate will agree with the statement.


Question #2

SLCP Sample Question - Statements 2

Recommended Answer

This statement relates to the Persuasiveness trait on the Sales scale. A high score on this statement indicates low persuasiveness, and therefore, a desirable candidate will disagree with the statement.

Pro Tip

Very often, statements on the SLCP will describe the opposite of the trait being measured. Pay careful attention to the phrasing!


Question #3

SLCP Sample Question - Statements 3

Recommended Answer

This statement relates to the Energy trait on the Sales scale. A high score on this statement indicates low energy, and therefore, a desirable candidate will disagree with the statement.


Question #4

SLCP Sample Question - Statements 4

Recommended Answer

This statement relates to the Leadership trait on the Leadership scale. A high score on this statement indicates low leadership, and therefore, a desirable candidate will disagree with the statement.


Question #5

SLCP Sample Question - Statements 5

Recommended Answer

This statement relates to the Achievement Drive trait on the Sales scale. A high score on this statement indicates high achievement drive, and therefore, a desirable candidate will agree with the statement.

Pro Tip

Feel free to brag about your traits in the SLCP assessment. That is even specifically mentioned in the test instructions!


Question #6

SLCP Sample Question - Statements 6

Recommended Answer

This statement relates to the Persistence trait on the Sales scale. A high score on this statement indicates low persistence, and therefore, a desirable candidate will disagree with the statement.


Question #7

SLCP Sample Question - Adjectives 1

Recommended Answer

This adjective relates to the Interpersonal Orientation trait on the Leadership scale. A high score on this adjective indicates high interpersonal orientation, and therefore, a desirable candidate will be like this adjective.

Pro Tip

Interpersonal Orientation and Amiable are NOT the same. The former describes your tendency to interact with others (extraversion) and the latter describes your empathy, friendliness, and consideration (agreeableness).


Question #8

SLCP Sample Question - Adjectives 2

Recommended Answer

This adjective relates to the Leadership trait on the Leadership scale. A high score on this adjective indicates high leadership, and therefore, a desirable candidate will be like this adjective.


Question #9

SLCP Sample Question - Adjectives 3

Recommended Answer

This adjective relates to the Innovative trait on the Leadership scale. A high score on this adjective indicates low innovation, and therefore, a desirable candidate will not be like this adjective.


Question #10

SLCP Sample Question - Adjectives 4

Recommended Answer

This adjective relates to the Energy trait on the Sales scale. A high score on this adjective indicates low energy, and therefore, a desirable candidate will not be like this adjective.

How Is the State Farm SLCP Questionnaire Scored?

The Sales & Leadership Career Profile Questionnaire is scored based on two major scales – sales and leadership. Your score on each of these major scales is calculated based on a number of traits.

The 8 Measured Leadership Traits

  • Amiable – Showing friendliness and empathy towards others and winning trust from them.
  • Belief in Self – Confidence in one’s own ability to succeed and achieve goals.
  • Flexible – Openness to others’ ideas and feedback.
  • Focused – Ability to work in a distracting environment.
  • Innovative – Deals problems in novel, creative ways.
  • Interpersonal Orientation – Ability and interest in communication and interaction with others.
  • Leadership – Providing direction and motivation for others. Reacting first and taking responsibility.
  • Organized – Methodical, thorough, and disciplined in work.

The 5 Measured Sales Traits

  • Achievement Drive – The will to set challenging goals and work hard to achieve them, as well as maintaining exceptional working standards.
  • Energy – Working quickly and being comfortable in fast-paced environments. Ability to multitask.
  • Initiative – Taking on responsibility and challenge, above and beyond the official requirements of the job.
  • Persistence – Willingness to put in extra effort and to overcome obstacles along the way.
  • Persuasiveness – Ability and will to negotiate and convince others.

In addition, your answers on the Background, Work Preferences, Financial Situation, and Social Familiarity sections will also affect your overall chances of success.


What Is a Good Score on the SLCP Test?

The SLCP Questionnaire is a pass/fail test. You will get one of two scores:

  • Acceptable (“A”) – you have passed the SLCP Assessment and can move on to the next stage.
  • Non-Acceptable (“N”) – you have not passed the assessment and are disqualified from the hiring process.

State Farm SLCP Success Notification


What Happens If I Fail the SLCP Questionnaire?

If you have received a “non-acceptable” score on the SLCP Assessment, you will be able to retest only within 12 months.


For How Long Is the SLCP Test Score Valid?

If you have successfully passed the SLCP Questionnaire, your “acceptable” score will be valid for 2 years.

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