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Assessing Personality

Confidently measure the behavioral traits that matter most in your roles and culture, using your company’s preferred language.

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Assessments as Unique As You

Most vendors believe in a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to assessing talent. You get all of their standard competencies, in their language, or nothing at all.


Our Workplace Psychologists understanding your challenges, goals, and the unique elements of your roles and culture.

We then create a personalized assessment, built to only measure candidates against personality traits that matter most using your preferred language and competency model.

What personality traits matter most to your organization?

While HighMatch offers truly personalized assessments uniquely tailored for every client,
we have a number of pre-built, independently validated components for the most requested personality traits, including:


Approach disagreement with a desire to change others’ perspectives
Consider creative, uncommon solutions to a wide variety of problems 
Be aware and motivated to meet others’ expectations and stick to one’s commitments 
Tendency to work collaboratively and effectively with others to achieve a goal
Leadership Orientation:
Tendency to desire to and be motivated to lead others
Bounce back from mistakes, criticism or insults quickly and positively 
Be concerned with winning, outperforming or standing out from their peers
Learning Orientation:
Be active in the process of learning and being intellectually challenged
Risk Tolerance:
Be comfortable making decisions and taking actions that have uncertain outcomes
Detail Orientation:
Be deliberate, careful and exact when reviewing information for accuracy 
Money Orientation:
Prioritize financial gain and advancement as important aspects of their career
Be compliance-minded with regard to safety processes and guidelines 
Listen, understand and take the perspective of another person
Prioritize facts and data over emotions and feelings when making decisions
Sense of Urgency:
Pursue objectives with a desire to bring tasks to a positive conclusion
Adjust their own behavior and approach depending on their circumstances 
Be tidy and meticulous in how they manage their workspace and time
Strategic Thinking:
Think about the long-term implications and consequences of their decisions 
Be warm, approachable and pleasant towards others
Positive Attitude:
Have an optimistic, “can-do” attitude towards obstacles and challenges
Stress Tolerance:
Remain steady and focused in the face of stressful situations
Develop their own approach and to be comfortable working with little or no support 
To be socially driven and active in efforts to build relationships with others
Trusting of Others:
Tendency to trust others and to believe that people operate with good intentions

Don’t See a personality Trait You Want to Measure?

Clients often want to measure candidates against a unique set of role-specific qualities or company values. Our team of workplace psychologists will partner with you to define those, build a personality test that measures them and provide a report back that rates each candidate against those measures using your company’s language, which improves hiring manager adoption.

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insights across the hiring cycle

Often clients want to apply elements at different hiring stages, for instance screening applicants for shared cultural values before passing them on to hiring managers.

HighMatch has a suite of assessment products aligned to the hiring cycle which can be used to assess different personality traits at different stages.

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Personality test Reports

HighMatch reports are highly visual, with intuitive dashboards that help you quickly see whether a candidate is a fit based on their overall score as well as on specific competencies.

Those include:

  • Single Score: a single roll-up performance score
  • Custom Ranges: flexible, client-defined score ranges
  • Topic Scores: tailored topic scores for key sections
  • Answers Tab: easily review answers to questions
  • Action Tabs: email or call applicants with one click
  • Interview Guides: tailored question prompts
  • Development Tips: recommendations for improvement

With HighMatch, recruiters can automatically deploy personality tests and share score data with their ATS and Conversational AI to enable automated workflows.

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Science behind the assessments

HighMatch assessments are designed to measure individual differences in psychological traits, abilities, and skills, and have been built by I-O Psychologists according to the latest standards in the field.  

All assessments have undergone rigorous analysis, including multiple rounds of data collection to ensure validity, reliability and fairness across multiple device types, by a team of I-O Psychologists and Psychometricians.

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HighMatch Assessment Platform

HighMatch’s modern, mobile assessment platform delivers a fast, friendly and inclusive experience for candidates.

Features include:

  • SMS invitations and reminders
  • Embeddable video player
  • Customizable scoring and reporting
  • ATS integrations with all leading solutions
  • Conversational AI workflow integrations
  • ADA / WCAG-2 compliance for accessibility

A more inclusive candidate experience optimized for mobile leads to a more diverse candidate pool, higher completion rates and less abandonment. See it in action today!

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