The Big Five Profile is based on the Five Factor model, identifies an individual’s dominant personality traits. It does so by measuring five dimensions of personality, all of which have a major impact on behaviour. Since these traits remain relatively stable throughout a person’s lifetime, this assessment is suitable for both adults and adolescents.
Analysis based on the Big Five model:
Scores against the following sociocultural variables were examined in order to identify any such bias on the part of the test:
It was derived that the test has no potential biases against (or in favour of) any social or cultural group.
|Measures||Conservatism, Emotional sensitivity, Introversion, Intuition, Intuition, Intuition, Meticulous, Openness-Imagination|
|Use for||Career management, Interview|
This test works with all modern computer operating systems including Windows, MAC-OS and Linux and no supervision required to administer the test. A PDF version of the questionnaire is available on request. An administrator must manually enter candidate responses into the online platform to generate reports.The test was designed to be easily used by individuals from diverse backgrounds and those with a range of special needs. All test-takers are able to adjust visual screen specifications based on individual requirements. Alternatively, for blind candidates or those with severe visual disabilities, items may be read aloud by a trained administrator. Individuals with hearing impairments are not excluded from taking the questionnaire since all content is presented visually.
Although the average time for completion is 15 minutes, there is no set time limit. Therefore, individuals with learning disabilities are able to take the time they need to complete the assessment.
Central Test guarantees the security and confidentiality of data generated during the administration of online tests. Access codes are encrypted in the database and cannot be accessed by anyone. Passwords are computationally generated and are not visible to companies. A URL rewriting module (secure link generator) is installed and has transparent parameter passing for the user.
Browsing and data exchange via the Central Test application can be secured and encrypted using SSL. Secure browsing is guaranteed by the https protocol. Our application has a « GeoTrust SSL True BusinessID » digital signature, issued and certified by GeoTrust©. This certificate is irrefutable evidence of our serious attitude towards security and protects all our assessments from phishing attacks. Invitations to take tests are made via secured links that are of limited use. The tests are timed, and IP addresses are tracked. Access to questionnaires may be limited in terms of numbers and duration.
In behavioral sciences, an alpha reliability of over .65 is considered to be very good. The alpha reliability for all the factors of this test is ranging from 0.66 to 0.76.
0.66 (Sociability/Dynamism), 0.69 (Openness/Imagination) 0.70 (Emotional Balance, 0.74 (Consciousness of Others) to 0.76 (Meticulousness).
Concurrent validity of this test was examined with NEO-PI-R and it was found to be satisfactory (r=0.66 to0.90).
|Comparison groups available for your candidate scores||
Comparison groups consists of different age, gender and race.
Our personality assessment is based on six major dimensions of personality i.e. HEXACO model. The factors that make up the HEXACo model:
Openness to Experience
We provide three different types of reports which can be used by interviewers. Please refer to the reports section for further information. We provide lots of support to help our clients use our tailored assessments, including full debrief sessions before interviews commence to answer any questions arising and to do a deeper dive into the candidates’ personality, ability, and derailment reports.
Note: The SOVA Cognitive ability tests (verbal, numerical, and logical) are timed tests although the time is not present on screen. Therefore, we ask candidates to work as accurately and as quickly as they can – remember, ability tests measure maximum performance.