13 Nov Is it Right for Your Workplace: Pros and Cons of Personality Testing
Is it Right for Your Workplace: Pros and Cons of Personality Testing
Last week we discussed the use of personality testing strategies in the hiring and recruitment processes, however have you considered if it is right for your organisation?
Just like many other strategies in the workplace, there are the pros and the cons that come along with them, so let’s have a further look into them before we make any decisions.
Pros of Personality Testing
- The understanding of an individual’s personality can help hiring managers assess if the person will fit the company’s culture,
- By understanding employees’ personalities, managers can keep employees engaged and motivated at work,
- If a personality test is designed correctly and accurately standardised, it can provide the company with a legal defence by providing a fair method of candidate comparison, and
- Personality tests can reduce the risk of hiring the wrong person for the wrong role.
There are many techniques and strategies in the working environment and using the right one can truly define your company. To build quality and efficient working environments, many modern organisations are strategically implementing personality testing into the recruitment process, however like all strategies, it has its pros and cons.
If you would like to find out if personality testing is the right direction for your organisation, contact Hubb Consultants today.