Tag: personality testing

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Job Interview Personality Tests: Do They Pass or Fail Legal Scrutiny?

A growing number of businesses now require job applicants to take a personality test as part of the hiring process. The tests may include the Myers-Briggs or the DISK assessment, which are both designed to measure certain personality traits. From a legal perspective, the tests are permissible in most cases, but there are a few […]

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Workplace Introverts: Debunking the Myths

Introverts—they are the new extroverts, right? Quiet, reserved, always sensing and watching. Listening for the next nugget of innovation to grace the lips of a colleague. Or are they tormented by the thought of communication and interaction? Do their extroverted cohorts drive them batty? Or the question that matters, the question I pose is—does it really matter? […]

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Workplace Culture Tetris: Hacks to Win in Change Every Time

Workplace culture—the most over-used BS bingo phrase in the business world today. Right? Well, that’s what most people say. The topic is overly addressed, consultants are overpaid, and time is wasted because it’s really just a mysterious crapshoot—you can’t really figure people out, after all. The reality is that people seem like a mystery because […]

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Going Beyond the Interview: Testing and Work Samples

In part one, we noted that hiring decisions are imperfect. Despite our diligent efforts, it is quite difficult to consistently get the best candidates who stick around long term. We started to look at some ways to go beyond the standard interview process to further screen candidates in the hopes of making better hiring decisions. […]

Testing Do’s and Don’ts for the Hiring Process

Not to alarm you, but don’t take choosing a personality test lightly when hiring. There are many services that boast a quick and easy way to profile a job candidate with personality testing. However, taking these shortcuts can result in bad hires that have a negative impact on your bottom line and won’t benefit you […]