Personality profiling, Often known as psychometric testing or psychological profiling, helps us understand a person's personality type in a under certain circumstances.
It won't tell you stuff about how clever they may be|It is not a measure of intelligence or ability.
It'll tell you something about their preferred behaviour|However you will learn about stuff about what they do.
Here we will deal with some things about personality and evenhow to use it at work.
Profiling at the office
You can use Applied psychology in a range of applications at your work. For more than 55 years it has been commonly used in;
Recruiting with Personality
Are you hiring? Then you should know that there are some personality types that will thrive in the position you have and there are some that will cope very badly. This is regardless of their qualifications or experience. An individual's personality type will determine how they cope with the specific work environment you you have to offer.
It is always better to hire people who are natural over people who are not.
A “Natural” will find your work environment compatible with their personality profile. They will have more opportunity to work to their natural strengths. “Naturals” are less likely to quit and perform better.
“Forced Fits” will always struggle with your work environment. They have to invest a lot of energy just to cope with your environment. So People Maps invented SPB. This helps you determine what your work environment is and which personality types are most likely to cope with it.
How To Profile People
So one of the most common things people want to know is “how to profile people”. The hard way to do it is to try and do it manually.It requires a system, which is a combination of some questions and some code, and some content to output.
However the practical way to profile people is to use one of the established systems. It takes years of refinement and development to produce a profiler that can be relied upon. People Maps invested a fortune and several years to develop its profiler. Be very careful of any system that tool less than that.
Are you looking for FBI profiling? Then you need to look at a very different school as this is not something covered in this article.
Tools for Profiling
With so many systems to choose from. You must be ensuring you order the right one. Will it last the test of time?. Make sure it has been tried and tested for years.
Will it do what you need it to do?. There is no such thing as a personality report as they are all very different, picking the right one can be difficult. Is it an internet system?|Make sure it has been created to work on the internet|In this day and age it has to work online.
As with most things, there are good systems and bad systems. You don't want long winded questionnaires. What psychology is used?.