Over the past couple of decades, personality has become a focal point in organizational research, leadership development and derailment, and particularly employee selection. This is a review of the relation between the five-factor model of personality and performance in the workplace research in this field has yielded correlations between the five-factor model and aspects of job performance such as motivation, deviation, job satisfaction, and teamwork. The relationship between personality and job performance in sales: a replication of past research and an extension to a swedish context andreas klang.
Personality affects all aspects of a person's performance, even how he reacts to situations on the job not every personality is suited for every job position, so it's important to recognize personality traits and pair employees with the duties that fit their personalities the best. Personality tests personality tests rather, job performance outcomes are usually best predicted possess strong interpersonal skills or other job-related.
Using a personality test it seems counter intuitive some people claim personality has everything to do with job performance others know every piece of serious research shows personality scores have almost nothing to do with job skills.
What do personality tests really reveal have been shown to be valid predictors of job performance in researching personality assessment tools.