Personal Profile Analysis (PPA)
 
You will have probably been emailed an invitation to complete this questionnaire.
 
PPA provides a non-critical behavioural analysis of a person, designed to emphasise his or her strengths in the work place. It is not a test. There are no right or wrong answers and you cannot pass or fail. Your response will highlight specific work strengths and provide meaningful information to help you meet the demands of the work environment
 
Example Questions
 
The Personal Profile Analysis is designed to identify unique behavioural characteristics.
 
The profile must be completed in isolation and without interruption. You should aim to take no more than 8 minutes to complete it. Be certain that you complete the Personal Profile thinking of yourself in your current job; if you are not working, then think of yourself in your last job. If you have not worked, then think of yourself at home.
 
You are presented with sets of four words similar to those below. Choose one word or phrase that MOST describes how you actually operate in the work situation and one word or phrase that LEAST describes how you actually operate in the work situation. Your first response is usually the most accurate.
 
Most Like Me
Least Like Me
 
Question  1  of  24
 
Based on the answers that you select the PPA generates a report that is designed to assist an employer in the interview process. It will suggest what kind of position you would be most happy in for example:
 
"[John Doe's] job should involve the definition and clarification of information prior to presenting the facts. The environment should be structured and call for adherence to rules, procedures and detail. Logic and accuracy should be major requirements. Travel within the job could be included. At the very least, there should be a variety of tasks which call for a meticulous approach."
 
To view a sample PPA report click here

 
Have you also been asked to take one of our other tests?
 
Click on the test name for more information and a sample question:
 
Personality and Behaviour
Aptitude and Ability
 
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