Self Assessment And Self-Assessment

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Many companies are using self-assessments and/or personality tests as part of the hiring process as well as to enhance employee performance. Although companies use these tests to identify individuals with desirable attributes, the results can be misleading as many times applicants will respond with answers they think the employer wants. This self-assessment activity gave me the chance to see what type of questions companies could use to identify a variety of attributes as well as pinpoint some personal strengths and weaknesses. This paper will explore these strengths and weakness. I will also explore what I have learned about myself that will help me be at better employee, co-worker, and/or manger.
Keywords: self-assessment, personality test

Self-Assessment Analysis
This week was an enlightening experience as I have never completed such a formal and in-depth self -assessment. I can certainly see how companies could benefit using questionnaires as both a hiring tool as well as a way to better their employees’ self-awareness. Once you
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When working with others, you want to have effective communication so developing good listening skills has always been something I worked on. From my time in the military, I felt I was a trustworthy person with high faith in others but was surprised at just how trustworthy I scored. Based on my results, the assessment concluded I would be best suited in people-oriented occupations such as social work, human resources and teaching (Robbins, 2008) which certainly aligns with the ISFJ personality type of serving others. For my leadership style, I was even on people and task-oriented style. I believed I was more people oriented so was happy to find I am both and am able to balance task/people orientation to various situations. These findings closely matched where I had the most success in my military

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