jobFig utilizes the Five Factor Model of Personality to build a representation of how you display yourself to the world. This model shows your level of demonstration of five core personality traits shared by all people. It is widely accepted as a leading method of psychometric assessments. Each of the 5 personality traits have 6 subtraits. The five personality traits are as follows:
We convert the completed assessment into scores of personality representing how much that candidate or employee demonstrates of that particular trait. The level of demonstration will dictate the most likely behaviors that are driven by the traits and which will also be influenced by the other members of the group and be moderated by company guidelines, upbringing, education and group work experience.
With each candidate hired, the system gathers new insights into how to predict success for successive candidates and teams.
The first trait measures a person’s openness to new experiences. If a person demonstrates a high level of openness, they are likely to show an appreciation for art. They have a vivid imagination and a high intellectual curiosity. On the other side of the spectrum, “closed” people will resist change and are skeptical to accept new ideas. They are more reserved and conservative.
There are 6 facets of Openness in the Five Factor Model that a person is rated on. They are:
Conscientiousness is the measure of how well a person controls his/her impulses. The main component of conscientiousness is self-discipline. A highly conscientious person plans ahead and pre-weighs the consequences of his/her actions. Someone with a low level of conscientiousness is highly impulsive. They act spontaneously and with little planning.
There are 6 facets of Conscientiousness to be evaluated on. They are:
The third personality trait measured by the Five Factor Model is Extraversion. This is the measure of how involved a person is with others. Highly extraverted individuals seek gratification from outside influences. They are enthusiastic and outgoing. Introverts are the opposite. Not to be taken as anti-social or shy, introverts require less stimulation from other people in their daily lives. They are independent and prefer to be alone.
The 6 facets of Extraversion are as follows:
Agreeableness measures the person’s concern with cooperation and social harmony. An agreeable person is friendly, optimistic, and works well with others. They value getting along with their peers. A disagreeable person on the other hand, is not considerate of other people’s feelings and well-being. They tend be less trusting and more skeptical of their peers.
The 6 facets of Agreeableness are:
The final trait of the Five Factor Model is Neuroticism. In a nutshell, neuroticism is the tendency to experience negative emotions. It is the measure of a person’s (lack of) emotional stability. A highly neurotic individual frequently shows feelings of anger, frustration, and anxiety. Emotion plays a significant role in a neurotic person’s behavior. On the other hand, someone with a low level of neuroticism is much less emotionally affected by external events. They tend to be more calm, low-key, and stable with their feelings. These individuals are much more relaxed in stressful situations.
The 6 facets of neuroticism are: