Assessment Tools and Tests
Talent assessment tests and tools are used to gather specific information regarding potential candidates. Assessments are designed to measure several psychological and physical capabilities, such as abilities, skills, work styles, and career interests, as predictors of job performance, leadership potential, learning styles, career success, motivation, and job satisfaction. Research a variety of talent assessment tools used in the employee selection process, such as work samples and simulation tests, cognitive ability and problem-solving assessment tests, personality tests, structured interviews, unstructured interviews, etc. Select one and provide a summary of it in your own words. Describe a minimum of two advantages and two disadvantages of this type of assessment. Evaluate what types of jobs would be best measured by the test. Additional examples include:
- Tucker Assessment Profile (TPI)
- Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)
- California Psychological Inventory (CPI)
- Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI)
- Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO-B)
Your initial post must be a minimum of 300 words. Support your description with at least two scholarly and/or credible sources.