Category: Personality Assessment

Batman v Superman v Predictability

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Is it necessary to issue a spoiler alert before talking about a movie you haven’t actually seen yet? It’s not like everyone doesn’t already know what’s going to happen in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice…

Hiring in Someone’s Image. A mistake?

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Say you’ve gotten good business results from using personality assessments, and now you want to expedite the talent-acquisition process. One of your first inclinations…

When Personality Assessment Results Disappoint

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When we talk about personality-based employment assessments, the message is often some variation of: Using a valid pre-employment assessment can help you dig deeper than resumes and interviews…

4 Reasons to Invest in a Pre-Employment Report

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If you’ve ever considered using “personality tests” to guide a hiring decision, or if you’re researching them now for the first time, you should know a few things: One, there are a ton of them on the market….

Pre-Employment Assessments and You: A Purr-fect Match

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Dominance. Impulsiveness. Neuroticism. The characteristics of a C-suite executive? Alec Baldwin’s character in the film Glengarry Glen Ross? Not quite. Actually, according to a recent study conducted by the Bronx Zoo…

Using Personality Assessments For Any Candidate, In Any Role

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In Caliper’s more than 50 years of researching job match and job fit, we have found that – when it comes to salespeople –it’s not just personality that makes a job fit or the motivation they possess that makes them successful…