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Personality Tests to Assess Candidates

Do you think personality tests should be used to assess candidates? Why or why not?

I think it can be transparant at times but it definetly has its merit.

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1. Do you think personality tests should be used to assess candidates? Why or why not?

You are quite accurate in making the statement that using personality tests has some merit, but like other screening methods, it should not be used in isolation, but as part of a comprehensive process, including a personal interview. As well, the right type of personality test should be used. For example, historically, employers used the MMPI in selection, which was a misuse and had major validity issues, as the intended for identifying psychological disorders. ...

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