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Talent Assessment: The Work Personality Index - 2nd Edition

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The Work Personality Index - Second Edition (WPI), an updated version of the Work Personality Index®, is a work-oriented personality inventory that assesses the personal characteristics and tendencies that influence an individual's job performance.

Comprised of 198 items rated on 5-point scales, the Work Personality Index - Second Edition takes approximately 25 minutes to complete. It identifies behaviors that predict work success as well as individual strengths and weaknesses. The assessment is well-suited for use in selection as well as coaching and development.

What the WPI Measures:

Assesses 21 personality traits that directly relate to work performance.

  • Energy
  • Ambition
  • Leadership
  • Social Confidence
  • Persuasion
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Outgoing
  • Teamwork
  • Concern for Others
  • Democratic
  • Dependability
  • Persistence
  • Rule Following
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning
  • Innovation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Self-Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Management and Leadership Potential (Select Report Only)
  • Sales Potential (Select Report Only)

The WPI has two report options:

Select Report: Provides sten results on each scale and supplemented with a narrative explaining the individual's results and their implications for the workplace.

Leadership Report: Provides sten results on each scale and supplemented with a developmentally-oriented text describing the candidate’s leadership style in addition to likely strengths and challenges.

Price: As low as $30 per test.


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