Assessment Result: Inconsistent
“Inconsistent” is not a personality: The assessment needs to be retaken.
There are too many conflicting responses from the candidate to determine if they are suitable for a role. One example might be that they picked “Most” persuasive and “Most” timid, or “Most” outgoing and “Least” sociable. The bottom line is they ultimately end up without any strong strengths which in turn does not lead to the best hire. Typically when receiving an inconsistent result, there is a lot going on in the candidate's life at the moment or they have a hard time making decisions. Overall IdealTraits cannot make a determination on this outcome and would recommend the candidate retake the assessment within 10-14 days. Check out this article to learn how to manually add a candidate to retake the assessment.
Due to stress (Work/home/financial situation/etc.)
A hectic day
Not being themselves
Going too fast
Trying to answer based on the position they applied for
Insecure; Not being themselves
Wears many hats
Does not understand their current position
Numbers 50 and over indicate stress
Trying to be “everything to everybody”
Prone to burnout.
**Disclaimer** - Candidates should not be hired or rejected for a position based on their Personality Assessment Results alone. Make sure you are using the assessments as a piece of your process, giving equal consideration to the assessment, resume/experience, and interview.
If you have any additional questions regarding this article please feel free to reach out, we are here to help.
Contact by chat: Click on the chat bubble in the bottom right of your screen.
8:30am - 5:30pm EST
Monday - Friday