Personality Questionnaire – 6 Minutes

icon P bigThe PeopleClues® Personality
Assessment measures personality
traits and behavioural characteristics.

Your personality has a huge influence on who you are personally and professionally. In fact, personality plays an essential role in explaining some of the variation in work performance; some people are well organised, some are care free. Some people are shy, some are more outgoing. Some people are warm and friendly; some are more skeptical and direct. Some people are creative and open to new ideas, some people prefer structure and rules.

The good news is that there is a place for everyone in the variety of jobs available. The bad news is that personality mismatches, or recruiting people with poor job fit, in the hiring process can lead to unnecessary employee turnover and underperformance in your work teams. This employee turnover and underperformance costs your business time and money, whereas recruiting people with a good job and company fit will make you money.

Establishing a Candidate’s Level Of Job Fit

High quality personality assessments are built upon a set of five stable and measurable elements, called traits that are referred to as the "Big Five".

"Big Five" Scales Measured:

1. Conscientious vs. Carefree

Describes the degree to which the individual is persistent, motivated, and organized, ranging from being highly disciplined and dependable to being carefree.

2. Likeable vs. Tough-Minded

tolerant, and tactful, to being tough-minded, skeptical and direct.

3. Un-Conventional vs. Rules Oriented

Describes the degree to which the individual is predictable, rules oriented and structured, to being open to new ideas, adventuresome and inconsistent.

4. Extroversion vs. Introverted

Describes the style and focus of an individual’s emotional energy, ranging from being outgoing, dominant, ambitious, and sociable, to being introverted, shy, and quiet.

5. Stability vs. Sensitivity

Involves the degree to which an individual is emotionally stable and resistant to stress, ranging from being well-adjusted, calm, self-confident, and poised, to being sensitive and anxious.

Additional Scales Measured:

Team

In addition, a Teamwork scale is included that measures the applicant’s attitudes towards teamwork versus individualised work environments.

Good Impression (Faking)

A validity scale that measures the degree to which the person has responded frankly to the test items or is responding in such a way as to make a good impression.

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