Tangled Up In Who: Building The Business Case for Personality Assessments.

Recruiting Daily

I’m referencing stuff like intrinsic motivation, interpersonal dynamics, cognitive ability and personal skills or experience. A Quick One: Building The Business Case For Personality Assessments. Odds and Sods: A Closer Look At The Personality-Competency Connection.


4 Things To Look Out For When Using A Personality Assessment


What’s Wrong With Using A Personality Assessment? The great news is that use of a personality assessment in the hiring process is growing in adoption. But what’s not so great is how to determine which assessment to invest in to help build your company.


Best Practices: Using a Personality Assessment to Place Co-op Students


I needed this person to have the right personality to be data savvy, hard-working, and assertive. I realized the importance of using a pre-employment assessment to filter through the applicants. Pre-employment assessments have grown in popularity recently.


5 Ways to Spot a Bad Hire Before You Offer the Job


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Making Better Auto Dealership Hires With Skills Assessments


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Why You Should Consider Personality When Hiring

The Hire Talent

Personality is one of those fun topics to discuss, but it does have some real implications for the workplace and it’s wise to consider how personality factors in when hiring a new employee. For example, how will this person fit into your company’s culture and get along with others? The post Why You Should Consider Personality When Hiring appeared first on The HIRE Talent.


What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up?

The Hire Talent

News The Latest Using Pre-Employment Assessment Tests ability tests career choices competency tests personality personality assessment personality tests preemployment assessmentsWas it a firefighter? A doctor? A teacher? I wanted to be a rock star (true story) because I just loved music so much. It’s a question that we’re all asked at one point or another in childhood. Funny thing is, how can we possibly know as a child what we want to be when. Read More.


Considerations on Giving and Taking: A TED Talk

The Hire Talent

Finding Top Quality Candidates News The Latest Using Pre-Employment Assessment Tests givers and takers hiring best practices personality assessments pre-hire assessments ted talksWell, which is it? Are you a giver or a taker? This particular issue of “Givers” vs. “Takers” is one we grapple with everyday for clients. We all love the “Givers” but struggle to help them reach their optimal effectiveness.


Five Ways Talent Networks Help You and Your Career


Careers personality assessment Talent Network traitifyYou probably read the words “talent network” and think, “Why would I want to get email blasts from a company I don’t know, advertising jobs I don’t need?”


You Hate Personality Tests, But Do They Work?

Staffing Talk

This is what personality testing is like. The use of personality assessments in the workplace is as divisive an issue as they come. Personality assessments are neither crystal ball mumbo-jumbo nor are they the end-all, be-all recruitment tool.


Employee Assessments:  What You Need to Know

Brandon Hall

Employee assessments were the topic of the recent Brandon Hall Group Research Spotlight webinar , including how organizations are assessing employees and how that plays into a workforce strategy. Employee Assessment Tools. Employee Assessment Questions: Pre-Hire.


Using Personality To Play Matchmaker Between Applicants & Recruiters

Staffing Talk

Whether you are a job candidate or an employer, you have to admit it would be nice to move beyond the specifics of a particular job listing, and figure out if your personalities – and cultures – are a good fit. will break down your different personality archetypes.


Are You Doing All You Can to Determine Right Fit?


Personality assessments are old news, right? Personality assessments are even in use in middle schools these days to help teens start to explore their career interests. However, there’s a new and growing application: assessment of job candidates. Business advisory company CEB reports that 62% of human resources professionals are using personality assessments to vet candidates in the hiring process.


Personality tests, do they work?

Staffing Talk

" The use of personality assessments in the workplace is as divisive an issue as they come. Quite simply, people either love it or hate it.But if you ask them why, its often complicated. Sure, supporters like to think the naysayers are just threatened by the idea that they aren't unique; in the same way that the skeptics…


Happy Valentine’s Day: The Recruiting Technology You Should Love

Spark Hire

Personality Assessments: A Faster Way to Get To Know You. That’s why Tripp Rockwell , chief marketing officer at DNA Behavior International , love’s personality assessments. “I Some personality assessment options available for recruiters are Caliper and Truity.


Does Your ATS Software Integrate With Pre-Hire Assessments?

Newton Software

NEWTON + PRE-HIRE ASSESSMENTS. By combining ATS software with pre-hire assessments, recruiters can minimize the risk of employee turnover by 1) asking the right questions prior to hiring and 2) knowing the candidate’s ideal management style to keep them happy once they start.


4 Strategies for Selecting a Pre-Hire Assessment Provider

Brandon Hall

Almost two-thirds (63%) of companies are using pre-hire assessments at some stage of the recruitment process, according to a recent study by Brandon Hall Group. Assessments should be used consistently throughout the organization. Invest in Personality Assessments.


4 Simple Ways to Optimize Your Recruiting Processes in 2018

Proactive Talent

Sometimes the fat is a two-hour personality assessment no one actually looks at, and other times a third round phone interview prior bringing the candidate onsite. Current talent markets for all industries are becoming hotter, and it’s quickly becoming a candidate’s market if we’re not already there. Last quarters numbers don't lie. The unemployment rate for the U.S. was at 4.1%


#RedBranchWeekly: Say Hello to Better Recruitment and Happier Employees


Vitru came out to tell us hello with their personality assessment and to say goodbye to the Myers-Briggs, to help better your organization and improve teams. Are ready for better recruitment and happier employees? We thought so. Say hello to your answers!


The Job of Your Dreams in 1, 2, 3


To do this, take a pre-employment personality assessment. But you also have a personality that is actually a better predictor of success. This personality of yours helps determine your fit in a certain workplace environment and predicts your future success.


Blind Hiring: A How-To Guide To Reduce Bias & Increase Diversity


Blind hiring at the screening stage starts by removing personal information from candidates’ profiles and resumes such as their names and photos. Another common pre-hire test is a personality assessment.


Forget Interview Questions: 4 Fresh Tactics to Screen Candidates for Emotional Intelligence

Linkedin Talent Blog

One staffing company, Office Team , found reference checks were the most common way companies gauged job applicants’ emotional intelligence, beating out interview questions and personality tests. This allows you to assess job skills, cultural fit, and emotional intelligence in real-time.


One Personality Trait Great Candidates Share—and How to Spot It

Linkedin Talent Blog

The concept of grit as a positive personality trait was pioneered by psychologist Angela Ducksworth. Use personality assessments to test for grit and teamwork skills. And one of the best ways to uncover a person’s passion is by looking at that last section of the resume—hobbies.




A personality assessment gives you insight into who someone really is which helps you manage your team. There’s no guesswork in how to interact with them, everyone is different and their personality says it all.


Employee Onboarding Guide

ClearCompany Recruiting

This familiarizes them with everyone and gives them a chance to learn about what each person does. As many as 60% of workers are now asked to take workplace personality assessments. It’s partly because personality assessments are a great way to help a team bond.


What Really Matters for Predicting Candidate Success?


Fairness of Workplace Personality Tests Focus of Wall Street Journal Front Page Story. The value of personality assessments for hiring was the focus of a prominent piece on the front page of The Wall Street Journal yesterday. The piece stems from an Equal Employment Opportunity commission investigation on whether some personality tests discriminate against people with disabilities.


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As an innovator in professional skills assessment technology since 2003, eSkill provides online testing for applicant screening and staff training to thousands of staffing firms and HR Departments worldwide.”


Skill and Personality: Integrating Factors in Hiring Decisions


Can a personality assessment be of use in a heavily skills-based industry? There has been an increase in conversation in the HR world on the topic of hiring for personality – and for good reason. Will this person be able to work effectively with a team?


Personality is the catalyst for career performance.


Personality at work has never been more important. More and more recruiters are using personality assessments to evaluate candidates for hiring and job placement. Decision making Personality plays a huge role in the decision making process.


Recruiting Trends to Watch

NPA Worldwide

Candidate Assessments. Employers are getting more sophisticated in how candidates are evaluated, from video interviewing to personality assessments to sample work assignments and more. Qualigence International has released its 2016 Recruiting Trends white paper.


The Roundup: Good News for Indeed and Bad News for Google

Social Talent

Using automated screening tools, language tests and personality assessments Interviewed has been helping recruiters conduct in-depth interviews since 2015. “We Indeed buys Interviewed. Working for SocialTalent it feels like I write as much about Indeed as I do my own employer.


5 Ways to Decrease Turnover


A common misconception is to overvalue work experience and education and undervalue work ethics, personality traits and other “immeasurable” items. Assess Your Applicants. You need to know the person, their traits, characteristics and tendencies.


Mapping Job Recruit Talents

Recruiting Blogs

While a resume tells you a lot about an individual it does not tell you whether they will succeed in a role and how their personality will fit in your organization. Personality Types & Preferences: Works Best Alone.


Are You Slowing Your Company Growth Down By Ignoring These Hiring Trends?

Spark Hire

But it all goes to waste when the person turns out to be a bad fit. Fifty-six percent said they used personality assessments. These types of assessments identify the right characteristics in seconds, while it takes a human hours of interviewing.


Fine-Tune Your Interview Process


Testing in the form of skills test, survey feedback, and personality assessments offer rich information—so long as they’re conducted with careful attention to matching the open position and optimizing for candidate comfort.


Insurance: Hiring for Cultural Fit


Assessments. Comprehensive personality assessments can be a great asset in determining culture fit. Current top performers can also take these assessments to benchmark against candidates. Why Culture Fit Matters When It Comes to Top Performers.


What to Expect When You’re Expecting…to Apply for a Job


Be prepared for some companies to ask for personal information like a social security number. Some employers use personality assessments. At some point in your life you will be actively or passively seeking a job. If you haven’t searched for a job in awhile, you’ll be surprised at how much the hiring process has changed. This is the first post in a three part series to give you some tips and pointers on some fairly common practices to help you put your best foot forward.


7 Steps To Help Your New Employee Settle In For Success On Their First Day


This person can help them settle into their new space. The results of their personality assessment will give you a clear indication of how to interact with them. Set your new employee up for success, starting with day 1.


Who’s Privy to your Privacy?


According to the piece, a new study suggests that an algorithm can predict your personality based on all your different Facebook likes. Personality traits and culture fit are important when it comes to hiring, but is this going too far? This will just be a new, automated assessment.




Attaching your Plum Profile as a link in the “Summary Section” will provide those looking at your profile with more personality assessment insights into who you really are. You can also turn these badges into a personal branded representation of you.