[Career Reality] How To Beat Personality Tests On Job Interviews

More and more, companies are using personality assessment tests to weed out applicants. If you've ever taken one, only to never hear from an perspective employer again, you know how frustrating it can be!


How To Beat Personality Tests

Here's how to fight back - watch this session of Career Reality where J.T. explains:
  1. Why companies use these tests.
  2. The three basic test types.
  3. How to prepare to complete these tests.
  4. Why a proactive job search will statistically improve you'll do better on these tests.
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We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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