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7 Qualities of an Effective Personality Assessment

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Assessment Measurement

Ensuring that your assessment measures traits that can predict work-related behaviors and problem-solving style will allow you to make the most informed talent management decisions.


Assessment Validity and Compliance

A good assessment meets scientific standards for validity (measures what it claims to measure) and complies with labor laws, EEOC, ADA, and regulatory guidelines.

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Assessment Format and Fakability

Proper assessment construction is required to limit the potential for distortion. A semi-ipsative (forced-choice) format yields far more accurate results than a simple Likert-type scale.

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