What is a personality test?
Personality tests examine what makes people tick, and how they're likely to react in certain scenarios. The personality tests we use examine 20 different possible traits in order to identify valued skills for the workplace.
Why do employers use personality tests?
As well as giving employers a clearer understanding of the person behind each application, a personality test helps them to decide whether an individual is a good fit for the role, team, and company they're applying to.
What is the format of a personality test?
Although there are no 'right' or 'wrong' answers, there are answers that an employer will be more drawn to, depending on what type of individual they're hoping to hire. Personality tests are still timed as it's important that candidates answer instinctively, rather than as they'd imagine an employer would want them to.
Which skills are tested on the personality test?
The personality test examines a wide range of values, skills, traits and competencies. While the test itself shows an employer how capable an individual is of working under time pressure.