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Leading in Bad Times

Leading in Bad Times

Leaders in tough times need to help their players reframe their current situations and see...

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The Structure of Personality: The BIG FIVE

The Structure of Personality: The BIG FIVE

There is now a professional consensus that personality can be accurately described by five...

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How to Choose a Test for Your Applications

Any individual test or test battery needs to be meaningfully tied to the job. If you're us...

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eTest Background and Development

The eTest personality inventory was originally developed as a result of Management Psychol...

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Why Measure Personality for Business Purposes?

The results from a wide variety of well-designed research studies have shown very strong e...

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Avoiding Potential Problems: the Three Biggest Mistakes in Testing for Business Purposes

Proper test construction and validation relies on statistically rigorous processes and sop...

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About the eTest Scales: Underlying Structure of the Reports

The eTest scales include the personality dimensions as well as predictive scores based on...

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Introduction Section

The introductory comments provide context for interpreting the report. The Interview Guide...

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Targeted Interview Guide

Use these results to prepare for your interview with the candidate; review the job require...

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Personality Profile

This section presents the candidate’s raw scores for the Big Five personality factors and...

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Empirical Scales

These dimensions were developed by correlating elements of the eTest profiles with a large...

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The Interview Guide Overview and Context

eTest is a standardized personality inventory developed and validated by licensed psycholo...

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Development Report

The Development Report is written for the job candidate in case you want to provide feedba...

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Leadership Report

The Leadership Report is designed primarily for use as a developmental tool to be shared w...

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Sales Report

The Sales Report can be used by managers and coaches to help a person reach his or her pot...

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Coaching Report

The Coaching Report is a tool for use by managers, coaches and mentors to help people reac...

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Customized Reports and Validation

A validation and customization of eTest can deliver a quick, valid, fair, and customized r...

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The User's Guide and The Technical Manual

The User’s Guide is a how-to document providing directions about navigating and using the...

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Narrative Report

The algorithm basically asks itself “What would a psychologist say about a person with thi...

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Fundamentals of Testing for Business: What Every Manager and HR Professional Needs to Know

One of the most effective ways to narrow your margin of error in the hiring process, and a...

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The Structure of Personality

The Structure of Personality

There is now a professional consensus that personality can be accurately described by five...

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