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Evaluation of Big Five Personality test

Evaluation of Big Five Personality test

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  • Our group consist of Laneika Mattress-Musalini, Paula Williams and Kelly CollinsWe decided to do our assessment on “THE BF5 PERSONALITY TEST”
  • The BF5 Personality Test is a product of Central Test located at www.us.centraltest.comIt measures 5 fundamental personality dimensions (extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience)It is based on the internationally recognized BIG 5 FACTOR MODEL of PERSONALITYIt takes approximately 7 minutes to complete and it highlights dominant personality traitsThe test can be used at all levels within an organization
  • The BF5 is intended to be taken by people ages 18 and upIt is mostly used for recruitment and orientationThere are 15 sets of 4 statements ranked 1 to 4It also monitors social desirabilityThe BF5 is available in English, French, Spanish, German and DutchThe objective of the test is to identify an individual’s foremost personality traitsIt’s very inexpensive, costing $15 or 15 credits per test. $1 (USD) is equal to 1 credit
  • The test is accessible online at www.us.centraltest.comThis product is very cost effective, again, costing only $15 per test. Central Test offers a 40% discount to organizations ordering in bulk and Test & results can be personalized with a company logo, brand name and URLFor reliability purposes, regular assessments are performedMeasures of reliability include: behavioral science which measures the test taker’s psychological and physical state; environmental factors; internal consistency reliability; and test-retest reliability
  • The test is also assessed for validityIts validity is assessed to show a link between test performance and job performance3 different types of validity are used: Criterion-related validity, Content-related validity, and Construct-related validityThe test can be used in several different countries making it very adaptableThe format is very simple. It is a questionnaire with 15 sets of 4 statementsThe response for each statement is ranked 1 to 4
  • Our group reconstructed the BF5 Personality test to one that also measures the Big 5 FactorsIt consist of 25 statements with response for each ranked 1 to 5It can be altered to conform to a particular job within our organizationIt is cost effective and accessible (it’s created and administered in-house; it can be taken with pen/paper, online or with assistance for vision/reading impaired usersIt is a very simple format and it is to be used in conjunction with other hiring practices
  • Here you will see the instrument that we constructed
  • Here, the scoring details are listed:A score between 14 and 19 for the extroversion statements may indicate an increased probability of job satisfaction and productivityA score between 8 and 13 for statements pertaining to agreeableness may indicate that one’s compassionate and cooperativeConscientiousness statements should have a score between 17 and 22 to indicate that an applicant is able to work closely with other employees in the same work spaceA score of 20 to 25 may indicate emotional stability and increased productivity for neuroticism andA score of 16 to 23 for openness to experience may indicate intellect, job satisfaction and high productivity
  • To conclude, if Clemson University decided to construct a personality test supplement to be used during hiring, it could lead to employee retention, employee job satisfaction and higher productivityThis method would be cost effective and accessible to its usersIt can be transformed to conform to departmental hiring needs and It should be used in relation to interviewing and competency/skills tests
  • Are there any questions? Thank you for your time!
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    • 1. The BF5 Personality Test
      HRD 890
      Laneika K. Mattress-Musalini
      Paula Williams
      Kelly Collins
    • 2. General Information
      The BF5 Personality Test is a product of Central Test
      The BF5 Personality Test measures five fundamental personality dimensions
      Extroversion
      Agreeableness
      Conscientiousness
      Neuroticism
      Openness to Experience
      Based on the internationally recognized Big Five Factor Model of Personality
      Takes 7 minutes to complete
      Highlights dominant personality traits
      Can be used at all levels of ability (job categories)
    • 3. General Information continued
      • Is intended to be taken by people ages 18
      • 4. Used for recruitment and orientation
      • 5. Has 15 sets of 4 statements
      ranked 1 to 4
      • Monitors social desirability
      • 6. Available in several languages
      English, French, Spanish, German and Dutch
      • Objective is to identify an individual’s foremost personality traits
      • 7. Cost $15 (USD) or 15 credits
      • 8. $1 (USD) =1 credit
    • Evaluation
      • Accessibility:
      • 9. Test is available online at www.us.centraltest.com
      • 10. Cost Effectiveness:
      • 11. Very cost effective ($15 USD)
      • 12. 40% Discounts offered to organizations ordering in bulk
      • 13. Test & results can be personalized with company logo, brand name and URL
      • 14. Reliability:
      • 15. Regular assessments performed
      • 16. Measures of reliability include: behavioral science (test taker’s psychological and physical state); environmental factors; internal consistency reliability; and test-retest reliability
    • Evaluation continued
      Validity:
      Linkage between test and job performance
      Uses 3 different types of validity: criterion-related validity; content-related validity; and construct-related validity
      3rd party validity studies conducted
      Adaptability:
      Test can be used in several different countries
      Format:
      Simple questionnaire
      15 sets of 4 statements (response ranked 1 to 4)
    • 17. Rubric
      Reconstructed instrument measuring Big 5 Factors
      Consist of 25 statements (response ranked 1 to 5)
      Can be altered to conform to a particular job
      Cost effective and accessible
      In house
      Paper/pencil; online; vision/reading impaired
      Simple format
      To be used in conjunction with other hiring practices
    • 18. Psychometric Instrument
    • 19. Scoring Details
      Extroversion
      Score between 14 and 19 points (may indicate an increased probability of job satisfaction and productivity)
      Agreeableness
      Score between 8 and 13 points (may indicate that one’s compassionate/cooperative)
      Conscientiousness
      Score between 17 and 22 points (may indicate that an applicant is able to work closely with other employees in the same work space)
      Neuroticism
      Score between 20 and 25 points (may indicate emotional stability and increased productivity)
      Openness to Experience
      Score between 16 and 23 (may indicate intellect, job satisfaction and high productivity)
    • 20. Conclusion
      Clemson University constructing a personality test supplement to be used during hiring could lead to employee retention, employee job satisfaction and higher productivity
      Supplement is cost effective and accessible to its users
      Can be transformed to conform to departmental hiring needs
      Should be used in relation to interviewing and competency/skills tests
    • 21. Questions??
      Thank you!