Friday, September 2, 2016

Personality Tests: Useful Tool or Lazy Shortcut?

Posted By: George Deeb - 9/02/2016

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For decades, personality tests have been used by big corporations to evaluate candidates during their hiring process. But, more and more, I am seeing early-stage companies using these tests to help them in their hiring process. I am not sure who is pointing them in this direction, most likely the increased access to free online personality tests. But, just because they are there, doesn’t mean you should use them. They are often used as a crutch to help make decisions, instead of using true leadership by hiring managers. And, often times, the practice does not result in actionable changes within an organization. Let’s dig deeper here.

Read the rest of this post in Entrepreneur, which I guest authored this week.

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