While personality assessments have become indispensable allies in recruitment processes, their use is sometimes questionable and can be detrimental, both for the candidate and the recruiter.
Contrary to popular belief, extroversion is not always the key to success in the workplace. Introverts can be a huge asset to your workplace. Read how to embrace the power of your introverted workforce!
I am different from others. Of course, we are all different from others. But I am even more unique. On the MBTI personality test, I have the rarest profile: only 1.5% of people on the planet are like me. The same goes for the AVATAR typological test, where I am among the 2% of the least common profiles.
Personality type-based assessments aim to bring the individual’s true self to light rather than seeking to compare them with others. Through the discovery of our personality type, we become more aware of how we operate, allowing us to make full use of our strengths.
What does self-knowledge really mean? How objectively can we answer the question "who am I?" Do personality tests help in improving self-knowledge ? If you have ever asked yourself these questions, you have already started the path to self-knowledge. In this article, we try to provide some answers to these fairly simple, but essentially deep questions.
Here you will find a practical breakdown of how to adapt your coaching style to fit the eight main personality types.
An anonymous CV is one that excludes a person's personal information, i.e. age, sex, pictures, and ethnic background. In the United States, the anonymous CV has been in use for almost as long as its existence, but in many other countries, it has just recently become accepted. As the anonymous CV becomes increasingly popular all over the world, more and more businesses are taking this concept one step further by removing it altogether.
The use of psychometric tests for recruitment has greatly increased in the last 10 years. Be it in Europe, India, or Australia, almost all big companies use them. In the US, however, the use of psychometric tests is more widespread, especially due to the governmental accreditation policy on the use of these tests. It has also been found that around 70% of SMEs use psychometric tests.
Personality and intelligence tests have long been valuable corporate tools. But the more recently discovered emotional intelligence is now starting to earn its place in the HR assessment tool-chest. What is emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence is all about our ability to understand our own emotions and to interact harmoniously with those around us.