Used throughout the recruitment process, the Trait Selection report is a quick, accurate and easy to use profiling tool that draws on the nine ABA competencies to identify which candidates have the highest potential for the role.
This fully updated, online report is the result of highly regarded academic and experiential studies in today’s workplace, and takes advantage of our research into sales, service and executive personality traits. It has been designed to provide deeper insights into the strengths and performance potential of new recruits, to give guidance at interview and to minimise recruitment risk.
Recruit with confidence using our tailored tests, assessment-driven interview questions, and evaluation tools.
The test takes just 10-15 minutes to complete before producing an easy-to-read report, which provides targeted guidance and questions for use at interview stage.
Trait Online and its many reports is the result of extensive research and development led by Professor Stephen A. Woods, leading authority on personality, and a renowned team of work psychologists at Aston Business Assessments.
As a result of hundreds of evaluations on people in the workplace across profession and industry, our research has demonstrated that Trait is reliably accurate in predicting performance and effectiveness.
In our scientific studies and real-world use of the tool, we have shown the value that Trait can bring to those recruiting, appraising and training. Case studies, testimonials and statistics can be provided on request.
Designed by science for business, the Trait Selection report provides insights into key areas of personality, behaviour and performance style:
Team-working, social style, and interpersonal effectiveness
Control, perception and expression of emotion at work, and ability to cope with pressure
Resilience and achievement drive to perform and succeed
Rule-following, planning, and commitment to delivery
Generating new ideas, problem analytical style, change readiness, and strategic thinking
In addition, this specific report also gives an overview of competencies in:
Both the test and reports are concise, succinct and relevant to the role you’re recruiting for, clearly explaining the results with diagrams, graphs and competency scores to enable you to compare and gauge results.
The online test takes just 10-15 minutes to complete, after which you can instantly download or email easy-to-read reports, which can be accessed at any time, from anywhere.
Trait Online has been designed to give employers, consultants and HR professionals secure access to deep, comprehensive psychometrics data instantly, from wherever they are. With varying levels of customisation available, your reports can easily be adapted to your people, organisation or industry.
We know which attributes are required for performance in different job roles and sectors, and can customise outputs to your business and organization
Choose from a variety of customisation options including company branding/logo/colours, corporate framework and competencies, industry language and web skins.
Trait Online is subscription based, to give you unlimited access to reports throughout the year. You simply choose your preferred subscription level and pay one fee upfront using your preferred payment method.
Ready to use and easy to navigate from day one, assessments, data and reports are customized to your requirements, and quick to set up, navigate and download.
With ten comprehensive reports that draw on 13 key personality traits, the Big Five personality structure, and crucial job competencies, our online psychometric products will give you the power to make confident decisions about who to employ and how to develop your workforce.
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