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Personality Tests and Employment.

A prospective employer has indicated that you must take one personality test as a condition of employment. You may choose between the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 and the Thematic Apperception Test. Which test would you choose? Why? Provide pros and cons of using either instrument. Are the advantages different for the test taker and for the administrator?

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As you choose between the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 and the Thematic Apperception Test, I believe that the overall scope and nature seem to differ among the two.

First of all, I feel like the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 is a much more of a self report and much more structured assessment in nature. Its scales aim to measure different kinds of psychological disorders. It is highly formal and structured; I also see it as also highly comparative and ...

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Some pros and cons associated with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 are briefly generated from a personal view.

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