Personality is a term which is used to describe
behavior. It is generally
defined as an individual's characteristic patterns of
thinking, feeling and acting across a wide range of
situations. In other words, what makes people unique?
focus on aspects of our preferences and developed habits. The
importance of an individual's personal qualities and
manner in which they interact with others is
increasingly recognized. As a result the use of psychometric
or psychological tests has grown enormously in the last few
decades, so much so that if you apply for a job in a medium to
large organization, the chances are three to one that you will
be required to take a psychometric test at some stage during
the selection process.
Here is a
collection of short personality tests designed to measure
individual aspects of your personality.
It measures your
preferences and attitudes in dealing with people. Extraverts
tend to be outgoing, active, and high spirited. Introverts
tend to be reserved and cautious.
Often referred to as confidence, anxiety or
neuroticism. The evidence supporting the importance of the
anxiety personality factor in determining success at work is
impressive. High scorers are generally more sensitive,
emotional and prone to feelings that are upsetting, such as
guilt or sadness. Low scorers are emotionally secure,
resistant and relaxed individuals even under very stressful
Left Brain Right
The left and right
side of your brain process information differently. The left
side is more analytical and uses a linear approach while the
right side is more conceptual and uses a holistic approach. By
discovering your dominant side you will be able to locate your
strengths and weaknesses and discover new learning strategies.
You will be asked
a series of questions. Try to find the skills or qualities that
the interviewer is most likely looking for