Hey Readers and Subscribers! In my business class at university we looked at ways employers can gauge their possible new hire’s characteristics. I had to do a small paper on it and so I took the test.
The reason why I am telling you this is so you can read my results for yourselves, Enjoy!
“You Are Highly Open to Experience
Your score for openness was high, at 85%.
Openness describes a person’s tendency to think in abstract, complex ways. High scorers are prone to associative thinking, meaning that they readily see relationships between things. People high in Openness are more able to connect seemingly unrelated concepts, making them more likely to appreciate art and unusual ideas.
People who are high in openness are typically:
- Artistically Inclined
High Openness scorers are more likely to be politically liberal and to participate in artistic and cultural activities in their leisure time. They tend to be drawn to artistic and scientific careers. High Openness scorers are also more likely to have a high IQ.
You Are Highly Conscientious
Your score for Conscientiousness was high, at 95%.
Conscientiousness describes a person’s ability to exercise self-discipline and control in order to pursue their goals. High scorers are organized and determined, and are able to forego immediate gratification for the sake of long-term achievement.
People who are high in Conscientiousness are usually:
People high in Conscientiousness are more likely to be successful in their careers and less likely to develop addictions of all kinds. They have high levels of self-control and are good at resisting impulses. They usually have neat, organized homes and orderly, well-planned lives.
You Are Highly Extraverted
Your score for extraversion was high, at 93%.
Extraversion describes a person’s inclination to seek stimulation from the outside world. People who are high in extraversion are highly motivated to experience the thrills and achievements that life has to offer. They engage actively with their surroundings to pursue satisfying rewards, especially social rewards like friendship, admiration, power, status, excitement, and romance.
People who are high in extraversion tend to be:
People who are high in extraversion are more likely to have many friends and an active social life. They also tend to have more romantic relationships. extroverts express more positive emotions than non-extroverts and typically have more energy.
Extroverts are also more likely to be ambitious and interested in increasing their social standing. They tend to work hard to achieve power and prestige and get a special thrill from going after rewards such as money, status, or attention from others.
You Are High in Agreeableness
Your score for Agreeableness was high, at 78%.
Agreeableness describes a person’s tendency to put others’ needs ahead of their own, and to cooperate rather than compete with others. People who are high in Agreeableness experience a great deal of empathy and tend to get pleasure out of serving and taking care of others.
People who are high in Agreeableness tend to be:
Agreeableness is a good predictor of the quality of relationships: people high in the trait are more likely to keep friends and less likely to fall out with people. They are more likely to think of other people kindly and to be forgiving of faults or slights.
You Are Low in Neuroticism
Your score for neuroticism was low, at 18%.
Neuroticism describes a person’s tendency to experience negative emotions, including fear, sadness, anxiety, guilt, and shame. While everyone experiences these emotions from time to time, people low in Neuroticism seem especially resistant to them.
People who are low in Neuroticism are typically:
Low Neuroticism scorers are less likely to get divorced or to suffer mental illness. They tend to handle stress well and take unfortunate events in stride. Major stressors like losing a job or getting a divorce are less likely to cause depression or anxiety in people who have low levels of Neuroticism. In general, low Neuroticism scorers report solid self-esteem and a positive outlook on life.”
There are a lot of truths and a handful of untruths in these results, any guesses as to what could be a lie?
There you have it! Take the test for yourself here!