Sizing People Up

April 2016
Sizing People Up - Competency Center;Apr2016, p1
The article focuses on how to assess personality type and traits of job applicants. It discusses the four characteristics of the personality types of Myers-Briggs classifications system which are extrovert/introvert, sense/intuition, thinking/feeling, and judging/perceiving. It notes that to be successful in interacting with people, one must recognize people's comfort zone. It reveals that observing the people's speech patterns, body language, choices in apparel and grooming, and other factor will help in evaluating quickly the personality type. Also explored are the five personality traits which are linked with aptitude for business and public life such as openness to new experience, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness, and emotional stability/neuroticism.


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