Insurance Executive Recruiters & Psychometric & “Profile” Tests – Are they worth it?
Nearly every week a company president or hiring executive asks us if we use any form of psychological or psychometric “evaluation test”.
Our answer: “Yes”.
When the company official then asks “Which brand test do you use?” they are usually surprised by our response: Our own.
Quite frankly, we don’t place much credence in any psychological, profile, or psychometric test where someone has to sit down and fill out either an online or paper based multiple choice type test.
Why? Because the very act of being aware they are being tested … which by default any online or paper test results in … can consciously or unconsciously skew responses leading to unreliable results. (more…)