Filling a testWhen one goes to a job interview, mostly in retail stores and other similar jobs, a test is often asked to be filled. The purpose of the test is to aid the filtering process of the applications in there.

My brother emailed me an interesting answer sheet for one of those tests. You should really take a look at it, there are some very interesting answers and questions.

For example, every question has four possible answers:

And only one correct answer, but according to the answer key: “Disagree” or “Agree” are NEVER the right answer to any question, even though any sensible person will have mixed feelings about all these questions.

Nevertheless, I have found several particularly interesting answers for questions I know I would have answered differently:

And some other answers that quite surprised me:

I found these tests to be anti-ambitious and anti-innovative. They are simply looking for strait-forward, friendly and rule obeying employees. What is your opinion?

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3 Responses to Interesting Personality Tests Answers

  • Eli says:

    This is why I would never work under some-body.

  • It’s better to use tests when checking knowledge and experience. Concerning the personality it’s better to talk about different things to your candidate. Tests are not able to reveal your life goals and values.

  • Jim says:

    If you are not happy in an environment where you must be a passive follower, what have you gained by answering the questions ‘correctly,’ other than a frustrated life?

    I suggest answering the questions honestly. Not all firms want pliancy. Some will frown on it. Remember, this is your life. Your goal is to find an engaged home, not a job, just like the goal is not to get her to say ‘yes’ to the marriage proposal, but to find compatibility first.

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