16 tipos

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About the 16 tipos test

Las decisiones que tomamos en situaciones concretas revelan cómo percibimos e interpretamos el mundo. Pueden mostrar lo que nos gusta y lo que no, las aspiraciones y los miedos, o las capacidades y los desafíos. Entender las preferencias de alguien puede brindar una visión más profunda de su personalidad y sus rasgos, y de cómo se desenvuelve ante los problemas y las oportunidades. La prueba de los 16 tipos es un cuestionario introspectivo de autoevaluación que pide a los candidatos que consideren sus preferencias en diversas circunstancias. La prueba permite que los candidatos exploren opciones en cuatro dimensiones diferentes que se presentan como espectros: introversión frente a extroversión, intuición frente a sensación, sentimiento frente a pensamiento y juicio frente a percepción. En función de sus respuestas, los candidatos mostrarán preferencia por un lado del espectro sobre el otro. Los resultados se obtienen combinando la primera letra de cada preferencia, para lograr un tipo de personalidad de cuatro letras. Esto deriva en uno de los 16 tipos posibles, como eNjp o isPj, por ejemplo. Las letras mayúsculas representan una preferencia particularmente fuerte en los resultados individuales de cada candidato. La página de resultados de cada cuestionario ofrece una descripción detallada del tipo de personalidad del candidato. Brinda consejos, tanto a quien se postula como a sus posibles colegas, sobre los diferentes tipos de personalidad para trabajar en equipo de forma eficaz.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Sergei M.

Sergei is a Licensed Psychotherapist (Canada) and the author of a book on the MBTI and Dr. Carl Jung. He applies his deep interest in personality psychology in a business setting to achieve optimal personality-role, personality-group, and group-culture fit. Having managed diverse teams of 20 to 70 employees, Sergei considers personality psychology indispensable for the modern manager. Sergei’s other interests include travel, chess, and cognitive-behavioral psychology.

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What is the difference between an assessment and a test?
An assessment is the total package of tests and custom questions that you put together to evaluate your candidates. Each individual test within an assessment is designed to test something specific, such as a job skill or language. An assessment can consist of up to 5 tests and 20 custom questions. You can have candidates respond to your custom questions in several ways, such as with a personalized video.
Can I add my own questions to an assessment?
Yes! Custom questions are great for testing candidates in your own unique way. We support the following question types: video, multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Besides adding your own custom questions, you can also create your own tests.
How do video questions work?
A video question is a specific type of custom question you can add to your assessment. Video questions let you create a question and have your candidates use their webcam to record a video response. This is an excellent way to see how a candidate would conduct themselves in a live interview, and is especially useful for sales and hospitality roles. Some good examples of things to ask for video questions would be "Why do you want to work for our company?" or "Try to sell me an item you have on your desk right now." You can learn more about video questions here.
Can you explain how the other custom question types work?
Besides video questions, you can also add the following types of custom questions: multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Multiple-choice lets your candidates choose from a list of answers that you provide, coding lets you create a coding problem for them to solve, file upload allows your candidates to upload a file that you request (such as a resume or portfolio), and essay allows an open-ended text response to your question. You can learn more about different custom question types here.
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Can I combine the 16 tipos test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the 16 tipos test?
We recommend using our assessment software as a pre-screening tool at the beginning of your recruitment process. You can add a link to the assessment in your job post or directly invite candidates by email. TestGorilla replaces traditional CV screening with a much more reliable and efficient process, designed to find the most skilled candidates earlier and faster.

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