Psychometric Profiling and Personality Tests
Personality tests, also known as Psychometric profiling, involves the measurement of an individual’s characteristics, behaviours, and abilities. These assessments provide valuable insights into various aspects of a person’s personality makeup and can help with personal and professional development.
By understanding yourself or your employees better, you can make more informed decisions about various aspects of your life, such as career and specific role choices, relationships, personal and professional growth, and see areas of strength or improvement clearly.
Personality tests can help you identify your interests, aptitudes, and personality traits that align with specific occupations or work environments. The results can help guide you in choosing a career path that is more likely to be satisfying and fulfilling for you.
For organisations, they create a better understanding of individuals and team dynamics. Helping you make genuine and lasting change in behaviour, contributing to improved organisational performance and greater inclusivity in the workplace.
What are the benefits of psychometric profiling?
Psychometric profiling can enhance self-awareness by providing individuals with insights into their personality traits, strengths, weaknesses, and preferences. It helps to understand your motivations, behaviour patterns and potential areas for personal and professional growth.
Career guidance and development
The assessments can offer valuable information for career planning and development. They can help individuals identify their aptitudes, interests, and personality traits that align with specific occupations or work environments. This information can guide individuals in making informed decisions about their career paths and assist in maximising their job satisfaction and performance.
Team building and organisational development
Psychometric profiling can aid in team building and organisational development efforts. By assessing the personality traits and skills of team members, organisations can create diverse and well-balanced teams. Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of individuals within a team can optimise collaboration, communication, and overall team effectiveness.
Recruitment and selection
Psychometric assessments can be used as a part of the recruitment and selection process to identify candidates who possess the desired traits, skills, and competencies for a particular role. By using objective and standardised measures, organisations can make more informed hiring decisions, resulting in a better match between candidates and job requirements.
Personal growth and development
Psychometric personality tests provide individuals with insights and feedback that can support personal growth and development. By identifying areas for improvement or skill gaps, individuals can focus their efforts on developing those areas. Additionally, understanding one’s personality traits and tendencies can facilitate personal growth by promoting self-reflection, self-regulation, and the acquisition of new skills.
Conflict resolution and communication
Assessment results can improve conflict resolution and communication within interpersonal relationships. By understanding one’s own communication style and preferences, as well as those of others, individuals can adapt their communication strategies to foster better understanding and minimise conflicts.
It is important to note that while personality tests offers various benefits, it should be used ethically and in conjunction with other assessment methods and professional judgment. The results should be interpreted by trained professionals who can provide appropriate guidance and support based on the individual’s unique circumstances.
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Who benefits from personality tests?
Personality tests can benefit a wide range of individuals and groups. Here are some examples below:
Individuals seeking self-awareness
To support personal growth, improve decision-making and enhance overall well-being.
Job seekers and career changers
For individuals exploring career options or considering a job change.
Employers and recruiters
Often used in the hiring process to assess a candidate’s suitability for a role and organisational culture.
Team leaders and managers
To aid team leaders and managers in forming well-balanced teams by considering individuals’ strengths, communication styles, and working preferences. This knowledge can improve team dynamics, foster collaboration, and increase productivity.
Personal and professional development programmes
For personal and professional development programs, such as coaching or training sessions.
Couples and relationship improvement
Often utilised to improve understanding and communication between partners.
Educational institutions and students
To assist educational institutions in career guidance programs.
The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The theoretical framework of the MBTI assessment creates a better understanding of individuals or team dynamics making a genuine and lasting change in behaviour contributing to improved performance and greater inclusivity.
What’s included –
- Self-Assessment profiling report
- Administration and set up
- E-book Introduction to Type worth over £30
- Debrief 90 mins Coaching and Feedback Session
We can discuss your desired outcome and any questions you have during a free no-obligation call.
HOGAN Tools Assessment
Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI), Hogan Development Survey (HDS), and (MVPI) the Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory. These can be completed individually or as a suite of tools to help individuals facilitate strategic self-awareness. Hogan assessments help you understand the underlying work style traits, core values, and derailment risks that may impact behaviour allowing you to develop talent to better increase workplace success.
- Profiling reports on any one of the tools selected or purchased as a package<
- Administration and set up
- Debrief – Up to 90min Coaching and Feedback Session
We can discuss your desired outcome, the tools available and any questions you have during a free no-obligation call.