Ace the Corporate Personality Test [NOOK Book]

Ace the Corporate Personality Test

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Overview

Ace the Corporate Personality Test

By Edward Hoffman, Ph.D.







Put your best self forward and pass any personality test with flying colors!



Your resume is top notch. Your skills are in demand. But how does your personality measure up—on paper? Competition in today's business world is fierce. Each year thousands of applicants vie for a handful of job openings. More and more corporations are relying on personality testing to identify

the most promising candidates for hire. Virtually every company on Wall Street, and all the leading consulting firms, requires applicants to submit to personality testing. Are you prepared for the test that stands between you and your dream job?



Ace the Corporate Personality Test reveals the secrets to making the grade—and getting the job. Conversational and free from confusing jargon, this essential resource shows you how to outsmart and psyche-out the personality tests required by the corporate world. Drawing from more than two

decades of experience, renowned clinical psychologist Edward Hoffman explores the six key dimensions measured by personality tests. In plain English, he shows you how to dramatically improve your score and how to frame your answers to fit the position you are seeking. Within these pages you'll find priceless information on preparing and taking tests, calming pre-test jitters, and honing your concentration. You'll also discover:



•Over 400 sample questions and answers based on leading personality tests

•A helpful glossary of frequently used testing terms

•Expert tips, tricks, and techniques to boost your score

•Your legal rights regarding psychological testing

•What questions an employer can and cannot ask under the law, and much more.



Ace the Corporate Personality Test equips you with invaluable inside information—and a leading edge over the competition.





About the Author

Edward Hoffman, Ph.D., is the critically acclaimed author of The Right to Be Human, The Drive for Self, and Future Visions: The Unpublished Papers of Abraham Maslow. A licensed clinical psychologist based in New York City, he has over 20 years of professional experience with an emphasis on psychological evaluation, and lectures widely throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071415873
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/7/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 158
  • Sales rank: 348,512
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Edward Hoffman, Ph.D. (New York, NY), is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 20 years of professional experience emphasizing psychological evaluation.
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Table of Contents

An Overview of Personality Measurement. Today's Testing Boom. What is Personality? Personality Testing: Then and Now. Mental Probing by Interview. Mastering the Test-Taking Procedure. The Lie Scale: Fielding "Softball" Questions. Specific Realms of Assessment. Conscientiousness: Can you be Absolutely Counted On? Extraversion: Are You the Life of the Party? Integrity: Are You Honest as the Day is Long? Going Postal: Are You Feeling Angry? Are Your Entrepreneurial? Stress Tolerance: Can You Keep Your Cool? Leadership: Do You Have the Right Stuff? Beating Test Jitters. Six Sample Personality Tests. Test Taking Instructions.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2001

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    This book can be extrmemly helpful to anyone climbing the corporate success ladder. It is filled with helpful hints about what corporations are looking for in trusted employees. It contains hundreds of sample questions and shows the reader how to put his best foot forward on these exams. If you want to succeed in business, buy this book.

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