September 30, 2016

PersonalityPlus

PersonalityPlus is a proprietary and comprehensive personality assessment model that was developed by ASSESS Talent Management research team. The model provides an overview on 37 personality characteristics.

Achievement Striving: A personality trait that refers to the willingness and continuous eagerness to put strenuous effort to accomplish and achieve goals.

Adaptability: A personality trait that refers to the willingness to adjust oneself readily to the needs and requirements of various situations and/or conditions.

Agreeableness: A personality trait that refers to having the tactful attributes of being kind, helpful, sympathetic, and considerate; along with the willingness to place others’ interests above one’s own.

Analytical: A personality trait that refers to having the tendency to see the big picture, conceptualize it, and break it down into smaller operationalized components; all done in a systematic manner.

Assertiveness: A personality trait that refers to being self-assured in standing up for one’s own or others’ opinions and rights.

Collecting: A personality trait that refers to the interest to acquire and compile, both, tangible and intangible things such as information, books, ideas, and vocabulary.

Competitive: A personality trait that refers to the strive to always come first; hence, refusing to come second.

Details-Orientation: A personality trait that refers to keenness to pay attention to, and dig deep into, the details; through dwelling upon the issue or the subject under consideration.

Dutifulness: A personality trait that refers to self-awareness about one’s own duties and responsibilities and carefulness to fulfill them while being rule-conscious and self-disciplined. It is basically about exhibiting or having a sense of duty.

Efficiency: A personality trait that refers to one’s tendency to accomplish the expected goals with the expenditure/usage of the exact amount of available resources.

Empathy: A personality trait that refers to the tendency to put oneself in the shoes of others and having the willingness to understand issues from others’ perspective(s).

Emotional Stability: A personality trait that refers to the tendency to moderate one’s own emotions under stressful situations and/or circumstances; and to contain negative emotions as excessive fear, anxiety, anger, moodiness, worry, envy, depression, frustration, and loneliness.

Enthusiasm: A personality trait that refers to having passion for, and loving, what you do.

Expressiveness: A personality trait that refers to the tendency to convey feelings, thoughts, and intentions effectively.

Humor: A personality trait that refers to having an amusing, entertaining, and funny spirit.

Independence: A personality trait that refers to using one’s own judgement in terms of thinking, acting, and behaving rather than conforming to, or being easily influenced or controlled by, others’ expectations and behaviors.

Individualizing: A personality trait that refers to a person’s willingness to spot, understand, and value differences between people; and to relate individually to each and every person with whom interaction is taking place.

Influential: A personality trait that refers to the tendency to guide and impact others’ thinking, opinions, decisions, and actions without forcefully obligating them.

Ingenuity: A personality trait that refers to ‘creativity’ in terms of generating novel and original ideas.

Initiative: A personality trait that refers to being proactive – rather than reactive or a follower – in taking the leading action/ behavior.

Intellect: A personality trait that refers to the interest and tendency to pursue complex forms or areas of knowledge, as philosophical or profound matters, at the abstract or metaphysical level.

Locus of Control: A personality trait that refers to one’s belief in being capable to control the consequences or outcomes of their decisions.

Inquisitiveness: A personality trait that refers to being intellectually curious and eager in terms of the pursuit of more information and knowledge, for the sake of continuous learning.

Nurturance: A personality trait that refers to the propensity to support others’ intellectual, social, and personal development.

Organization: A personality trait that refers to the tendency to arrange, assemble, and categorize in an orderly way.

Persistence: A personality trait that refers to the tendency to endure and maintain exerting effort to achieve a goal in the face of difficulties and obstacles.

Planfulness: A personality trait that refers to the willingness and tendency to create future and long-term actionable plans, and execute them.

Purposefulness: A personality trait that refers to being goal-oriented in terms of, both, thinking and behaving.

Rationality: A personality trait that refers to the compatibility of, and between, one’s own thoughts and opinions and her/his behaviors; with well-grounded justification for such beliefs and actions.

Resourcefulness: A personality trait that refers to the tendency to think and behave in a novel way to make a creative use of the resources available- usually scarce- to overcome difficulties and obstacles.

Restorative: A personality trait that refers to having the willingness and interest in refurbishing things to their original status including tangible and intangible things; especially as the underlying problem is more complex and unfamiliar.

Risk Taking: A personality trait that reflects the interest in uncertain higher value outcome or expectation over lower sure outcome.

Sociability: A personality trait that describes someone who is outgoing, friendly, and affable.

Tolerance: A personality trait that refers to broad-mindedness in terms of accepting and showing respect for differing opinions, beliefs, and behaviours .

Trust: A personality trait that refers to having a firm belief in others’ sincerity and integrity.

Variety Seeking: A personality trait that refers to the active hunting of diverse ideas, people, opinions, and experiences.

Vision: A personality trait that refers to having powerful imagination in terms of thinking about or planning for the future; and having an abstract idea of what should happen/ be done in the future.

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