Personality Test

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Personality test is a widely used assessment in HR processes that measures suitability for specific job positions while measuring human personality.


Quick Facts
  • Based on the Enneagram & MBTI
  • 15- to 20-minute completion time
  • Available in 5 languages
  • Instant reporting output
  • Online administration

What Is Personality Test?

Personality test is an assessment tool which is used to analyze the long-term consistency characteristics and to evaluate the potential competencies of candidates. Further information can be received about candidates' strengths and weaknesses, attitudes, potential competencies, abilities, social characteristics, and interests with personality tests. The test allows to define characteristics, personality types and motivations of candidates quickly and it speeds up the HR processes.

What Are the Advantages of Online Personality Test?

The transition to online assessment processes, which has recently gained speed, provides companies with all kinds of advantages. For instance, these tools are practical, scalable, they can be used with small numbers and they have a lower cost. In addition to these, online assessment tools speed up the processes by standardizing the system and increasing the number of applicants.

As a result of the quick and easy inclusion of more candidates in the process, online personality tests provide information about more candidates in a short time and help to reach new talents.

Why Use Personality Test in Assessment Processes?

It is possible to manage human resources more efficiently and effectively by using personality tests in assessment and in HR processes like promotion, recruitment, creating a suitable environment for employees and training planning. These tests reduce the workload of the human resources department and make the company easier to succeed.

Why Talentate?

What Is Personality Item Test?

Personality Item Test is the first personality test that combines the personality factors, self-perception, concept of value, and makes it possible for you to conduct your processes more efficiently and effectively by considering the personality characteristics of your candidates. Personality Item Test, which has a great technological infrastructure, is an HRTech product. For this reason, Personality Item Test allows you to obtain fast and meaningful data in your HR Analytics tools.

Personality Item Test is an empowerment tool that can be used in all of your talent acquisition, career planning, talent management, organizational development, training, coaching, and recruitment.

Why Use?
Personality Factors

Personality Item Test was designed to determine personality characteristics from strongest to weakest. Personality Item Test interprets 20 personality characteristics in terms of the value and potential competency of the candidates.

Position Fit Score

Position fit score derives the source from the personality factors of the candidates and allows recruiters to obtain the candidates’ position fit score for current positions according to candidates' personality factors.

Consistency

Personality Item Test shows how consistent are the candidates' answers to questions in the test.

Potential Competency

The potential competency, which derives its source from personality factors, displays the sorting of the candidates' 10 competencies.

Value Profile

Personality Item Test identifies the 5 values that the candidates care about and honor most in their lives with the value profile.

Self-Awareness

Personality Item Test determines the awareness levels of the candidates with a personal perception profile.

Powerful Features of Personality Test

Reports of Personality Item Test
11 Different Report Types
  • Summary Report Shows the candidates’ position fit scores, lists of personality factors from strongest to weakest, lists of potential competencies, self-perception profiles, values, and consistencies.
  • Prominent Characteristics Represents the 3 prominent characteristics of the candidates and explains them with behavioral indicators
  • Potential Improvement Points Represents the least strong 3 personality characteristics of the candidates and explains them with behavioral indicators. The report is designed to indicate where the candidates potentially need improvement the most.
  • Shadow Areas Explains the possible risks that may arise when the candidates use his/her strong personality factors excessively.
  • Potential Competency Report Shows the behavioral indicators of the 3 strongest competencies ranked according to the potential competency profiles of the candidates.
  • Training Needs Analysis Shows the training needs of the 3 weakest competencies listed in the potential competency profile of the candidates.
  • Value Report Clarifies the values of the candidates that they care about and honor the most in their lives. The test asks the candidates to select 5 values out of 63.
  • Effective Management Tips Includes the management tips that the department manager should apply in order to increase the productivity of the candidates, contribution to work, and job satisfaction.
  • Coaching and Mentoring Tips Includes the support points that the department manager will provide in order to minimize the negative situations that the candidates’ development areas will create.
  • Interview Tips Consists of 18 sample interview questions according to the Prominent Characteristics, Potential Improvement Points, and Shadow Areas Reports of each candidate.
  • Extended Report Includes all report types that are sorted one under the other.
How to Use?
Complete Your Assessment in 3 Steps!
Assignment Step Candidates' information is entered into the system as name-surname, e-mail and/or telephone. Candidate entries can be loaded in bulk into the system with an Excel file quickly. At this stage, candidates can be assigned to a position in the system if desired.
Testing Step Candidates log in to the system via the link and/or access code that they received. Firstly, they approve agreements about the protection of personal data and then start testing. Candidates are asked to fill in a total of 80 questions and 2 different forms. The process is completed in an average of 20 minutes. Candidates, who need any technical support or have any problems during the test, can apply for live support via the button on the screen.
Assessment Step After the candidates complete the test, the Personality Item Test report is instantly generated in the system. These reports can be shared with external users with a link that can be created through the admin panel. The processes of the candidate can be followed and progressed.
FAQ

Which levels and/or positions can the Personality Item Test be applied to?

Personality Item Test can be applied to candidates of all levels.

Are photographs taken of candidates who solved the Personality Item Test?

No, personality tests are not assessment tools based on judgment or information measurement. For this reason, photo shoot is not used as a security control. In addition, the candidate should feel "comfortable" while answering the personality test.

How does the Potential Competency Report work?

The Potential Competency Report produced by Personality Item Test uses personality factors as a source.

How does the Position Fit Score work? Can companies add their own positions?

The Position Fit Score Module works by using personality factors as a source. It is the numeral expression of a candidate's suitability for the designated position. Each company can obtain a Position Fit Score by defining its own positions in the system.

What kind of comment should be made for a candidate with a good Self-Perception Profile?

Self-Perception Profile is a module that measures the awareness of candidates. For this reason, a candidate with a good Personal Perception Profile can be interpreted with high awareness. Therefore s/he knows the improvement points and any necessary action can be taken action for them quickly.
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