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We’re Updating the Language on a few of our Personality Tests

[fa icon="calendar'] November 23, 2016 by Michelle Silverstein

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The Big Five Model of Personality is one of the most established personality theories in psychology. The five pillars of this model are its five traits: Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Openness, and Stability.

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The Trait You Should Look for In Every Job Candidate

[fa icon="calendar'] October 06, 2016 by Michelle Silverstein

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The job market is filled with a diverse array of jobs suited for an equally diverse set of personalities. A sales associate probably won’t have the same personality as a software developer, nor should they. There are very few personality traits that are predictive of success across every type of position. However, extensive research has demonstrated that one personality trait is correlated with success in just about every job out there. That trait is Conscientiousness.

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Why You Shouldn’t Use the DISC for Hiring

[fa icon="calendar'] July 25, 2016 by Michelle Silverstein

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The DISC test is one of the most widely used personality assessments, but it shouldn’t be used for making hiring decisions. Why? Simply put, it’s not predictive of job performance.

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