Psychometrics. Sounds like something out of a lab experiment, right? Someone in a hospital gown hooked up to wires that monitor brain waves?
No, it’s not a scene from Stranger Things. It’s cutting-edge technology that when mixed with a powerful algorithm, is changing the game in human resources, online advertising and customer experience.

By definition, psychometrics is the science of measuring mental capacities and processes. Algorithms and predictive analytics are used everywhere from Facebook to Amazon measuring behavior as an indicator of content preferences and buying habits. But now we are seeing this technology used in a brand new way.

Talentoday’s personality questionnaire and underlying algorithm leverage psychology and data science to discover someone’s unique personality traits and motivations. What makes this test unique? Talentoday was born out of in depth research done by top psychologists and will not place you into a Myers Briggs box — it is the only one of its kind in HR.

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The real psychometric magic happens when the behind the scenes computing is combined with a simple (& free) online questionnaire that was designed with busy professionals, like you, in mind. It can be accessed on any device, includes short and easy to comprehend questions, and takes an average of 11 minutes to finish.

While the questionnaire goes in depth, you do not need a Ph.D to understand the results. Assessment information is presented in an easy to read format, allowing hiring managers to make data-driven decisions about potential employees rather than relying solely on gut instincts developed during interviews.

Talentoday Questionnaire Results: Motivation & Personality Radars

To get even more out of the reports, Talentoday offers a certification program that will show you how to review results at a deeper level. One member of a hiring team or HR office can become an expert and share their knowledge with the rest of the team.

With a deeper understanding of a candidate’s personality, companies can more accurately know how a candidate will fit the job description and office culture, which will lead to a higher rate of a successful hire and increased employee retention long term.


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HR offices and staffing agencies can also use the target profiles created from Talentoday’s growing database to match their incoming candidates to. The job matching system (above) shows managers if the candidates meet the essential criteria — reducing the risk of hiring a bad fit and saving time in the process.

The whole thing is built to scale, and can be customized to fit any organization’s needs.

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On the other side of the house, candidates now have full access to their superpowers. Score a 9 in creativity? Time to play up your best qualities in your next interview and land the job you have been eyeing the first time around. The company also offers career recommendations in a comprehensive PDF report and includes interview questions to help you prepare.

Want to learn more? Try the free personality assessment for yourself. You’ve got nothing to lose and only insight and data to gain. Unleash those super powers folks!

Allie Powers

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