Personality profiling, sometimes called psychometric testing or psychological profiling, helps us understand a person's psychological profile in a given scenario.
It will not disclose anything about how academic they may be|It will not be a indication of intelligence or ability.
It will only tell you about the individual's preferred behaviour|However you could discover something about what they do.
In this blog post we will talk about about personality profiling and evenhow to make use of it at work.
Personality profiling at the office
Profiling is used to develop organisations in a number of ways.. For more than 55 years it is often applied;
Hiring new staff
Recruiting with Personality
Are you hiring? Then you should know that there are some personality types that will thrive in the job you have and there are some that will not cope at all. This is regardless of their qualifications or experience. Each person's personality type determines how well they cope with the particular work environment you you have to offer.
Ideally you should to hire “Naturals” over “Forced Fits”.
A “Natural” will cope with your job role a lot easier. They will have more opportunity to work to their natural strengths. “Naturals” are less likely to quit and deliver better results.
“Forced Fits” Are always peddling uphill. It takes a lot of energy for them just to get through the day. This is why PeopleMaps developed the Success Profile Builder. With this tool you can identify which candidates will do best in your job role.
How To Profile People
Lots of people ask this question, how do you profile people. The hard way to do it is to try and do it manually.It requires some software, which is a combination of some questions and an algorithm, that produces a result.
Much easier by far is to use an existing platform. This is not something you can reliably build yourself. PeopleMaps spent millions and many many years to create its platform. Be very careful of any system that tool less than that.
Are you looking for FBI profiling? Then you need to look at a very different school and it's not what this piece is about.
Personality Profiling Tools
There are many personality profiling tools on the market. You need to be looking to ensure you order the best one for you. Will it last the test of time?. It takes years to refine a system to produce repeatable results.
Will it do what you need it to do?. Reports and results vary from one platform to another, make sure you get the right one. Is it an internet system?|Double check it has been designed to work over the internet|In this day and age everything has to work online.
Like most things in life, there are good systems and bad systems. Ensure the questionnaire is fast as well as accurate. What psychology is utilised?.