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Personality tests for potential employess.

Personality testing in the workplace, which ones are most effective? Why?

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Eisenbraun (2006) states that personality testing is used by more and more employers looking to hire potential employees. They view these tests as a way to hire the best individual for the job, avoiding future problems and the costs that these problems create. Personality testing in the workplace, when done properly, can predict an individual's performance on the job as well as the type of personality that would be best suited for the particular job the employer is hiring for. The use of subjective tools such as interviews and background checks are still part of the hiring process, however personality tests are used as an objective tool to weed out those employees that are ...

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