Tag: personality

Talent Pro, Beware: 11 Employee Behaviors to Watch Out For

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Job-related stress is a major problem faced by people worldwide. As many as 60% of workers in the major global economies reported experiencing stress at work, and in the United States, a staggering 80% of workers say they are stressed because of their jobs. Aside from the health implications that job-related stress can have for… Read more »

We Are Not the MBTI

A lone duck swims on a lake in dreary overcast weather. The distinction between two dramatically different types of birds, ducks and hummingbirds, signifies the distinction between personality tests with less evidence of validity and reliability, such as the MBTI or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and those that are proven to be useful in talent acquisition and development, such as the Hogan personality assessments.

The MBTI personality test, short for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, is known around the world. But popularity doesn’t mean a test is effective, and not all tests are alike. Learn why.

Virtue or Vice? What Personality Tells Us About Patience

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Patience has been described as both a virtue and a vice, so how can we tell which it is in a given circumstance? The academic literature doesn’t provide an answer, but personality psychology might.