A personality test is a questionnaire or other standardized instrument designed to reveal aspects of an individual’s character or psychological makeup.
The first personality tests were developed in 1920s and were intended to ease the process of personnel selection, particularly in the armed forces. Since these early efforts of these test, a wide variety of personality tests have been developed, notably the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the MMPI, and a number of tests based on the Five Factor Model of personality.
Today, personality tests have become a $400 million-a-year industry and are used in a range of contexts, including individual and relationship counseling, career planning, employee selection and development, and customer interaction management.
The link under is a site with some free tests, if you want to try some 🙂
- Personality Test (collyhiggy.wordpress.com)
- According to Myers-Briggs, I am a Social Media Mastermind! I am an “Odd ball”. (krtmarketing.com)
- MBTI- The Best Personality Test (wordslikesilk.com)
- Career Development: Personality Tests and a Useful Free Resource (wisewolftalking.com)