Uncovering The Secret History Of Myers-Briggs

Summary: From Fortune 500 businesses to church leadership seminars, the Myers-Briggs test is used to help people find their “personality type” as well as those of their co-workers. This test is supposed to help find personalities which work best together but is this a legitimate test? What is the history behind it? Should we be using it?

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Do Personality Tests Lead to Better Hiring Decisions?

Summary: Due to its importance, predicting the future success of an applicant is a difficult, high-stakes game. Therefore, it’s only natural that companies turn to psychological assessment tests in the hopes of improving the accuracy and validity of their recruitment processes.

That begs the question: do personality exams prevent bias in recruiting and ultimately assist companies in choosing the most viable candidates? The answer is not a simple yes or no.

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The Secret Agenda of a Facebook Quiz

Summary: If ever you’ve answered questions like these on one of the free personality quizzes floating around Facebook, you’ll have learned what’s known as your Ocean score: How you rate according to the big five psychological traits of Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism. You may also be responsible the next time America is shocked by an election upset.

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This Is How People Judge You Online

Summary: We may be reluctant to admit it, but many of us spend quite a bit of time looking at what our friends post on Facebook. We’re also likely to judge others based on what they post. New research examines how content that we post, and content our friends post about us, can affect our social capital.

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