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Human resource departments often have people complete a self-administered personality profile as a method to match a person to job tasks or to assess job performance.

A new study finds that businesses will get more accurate assessments of potential and current employees if they do away with these self-rated tests and find an outside observer to perform the ratings.

Previous job performance studies have shown that outsiders are best at rating an individual’s personality in terms of how they work on the job. But observers in these studies have always been co-workers…

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via Personality Assessments for Jobs Best Performed by Outsiders | Psych Central News.

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