Employers Asking Prospects to Take Personality Survey’s…

This is the second survey I’ve taken like this….and they both are virtually the same. Thoughts?


Sabrina, your responses indicate that you are are very patient and cooperative in nearly every situation. Your dependable and steady nature guides you to make every move count. Since you are easygoing and possess warm friendliness, you do not like to be involved with conflicts and therefore avoid being placed in a position that might cause you to make an enemy. You prefer to be comfortable and peaceful with people. Criticism is a sensitive matter to you. You tend to be a good listener and prefer one-on-one relationships.

Communication Style

Sabrina, you are an attentive and perceptive listener. You tend to be sensitive to other people’s feelings. When speaking, you avoid conflict by choosing your words carefully. You are especially skillful at maintaining harmony. Your style of persuasion is diplomatic and tactful.

Also, Sabrina, you use a diplomatic tone in order to work peacefully with people. You do not intimidate others and, in turn, you do not appreciate verbal intimidation.

Your style of communication is easy-going and indirect. You express yourself in a calm, caring, and consistent manner.

Sabrina, you feel that cooperation and teamwork are very important, and you set clear time frames to complete projects. You plan actions carefully, allow for time considerations, and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues.

You function best when reporting to a strong leader. You are good at prioritizing work, establishing routines, and getting things done on time.

Leadership Style

Leadership Style: Mentor
You perform your leadership role by accepting whatever comes your way, by adjusting to it and then pushing ahead with persistence. You regard timing as very important and this is reflected in your expertise in systematic planning and in working toward your goals. You tend to delegate authority and may be disinclined to delegate details. You require time to be alone and think matters through in order to be sure that projects are proceeding smoothly.


You recognize the importance of self-discipline, careful planning, and thoroughness in completing tasks. Your above-average ability to completely fulfill specific goals and obligations is complemented by a usually positive sense of motivation.

Motivational Needs

Sabrina, you tend to be motivated when your personal efforts contribute to overall organizational goals. You prefer that your organization’s structure be secure and steady. You desire to work in an environment distinguished by teamwork and compatibility. You are most productive in a harmonious, cooperative, and stable work environment. You respond positively when encouraged to use creativity in projects, and when there are no sudden changes in pace or workload.

You can be demotivated if excessive pressure is exerted on you at the last minute. Personality conflicts among co-workers can negatively impact your productivity. You may be less motivated in environments of rapid or sudden change. You can be frustrated by unrealistic expectations, or by frequent interruptions.

Primary Motivators

An environment where there is harmony and cooperation.
A minimum of conflicts and a steady, stable structure.
A pace set for you with no sudden or abrupt changes.
Forewarning of changes so that there is sufficient time to adjust.
Encouragement in regard to creativity.
Knowing how your personal efforts contribute to overall goals.
Validation of self-worth.

Primary Demotivators

Constantly pressured at the last minute.
There are too many personality conflicts.
There are too many sudden changes.
Expectations are too high and/or not clear.

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