Is your candidate comfortable in Social Situations?
Discover if your candidate will be sociable and a strong team player
Warm and Sociable
The ease one feels hanging out with unfamiliar people, talking to them, and meeting them.
This trait describes how easy or difficult it is for one to meet and socialize with other people especially strangers or within a large team.
What the Trait is NOT
This trait does not measure willingness to make cold calls but it certainly helps. This trait does not measure empathy, or help to indicate empathy.
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Extreme Low Range
0 to 4. These people are considered cold and unfriendly even though they may not be. They dislike social situations and small talk with strangers. This is not an indicator of attitude problems. WARNING: If “Talking” and “Calling Comfort” are also low, this person is unlikely to do well or continue to do well in jobs requiring people interaction—especially sales or customer interaction such as customer service
5 to 39. This person feels uncomfortable in social situations and will tend to stay away from them. A person in this range would not do well in most sales situations for very long. This type of person is best suited for production, clerical, administrative or accounting positions. WARNING: If “Talking” and “Calling Comfort” are also low, this person is unlikely to do well or continue to do well in jobs requiring people interaction— especially sales.
40 to 60. Shows a good balance between working and socializing. This trait in this range would not adversely affect any position.
61 to 95. This person is friendly and gregarious and would do well in sales and customer service type positions. These people do poorly in administrative, accounting, engineering and technical positions because they don’t like doing those functions and would prefer to talk instead.
Extreme High Range
96 to 100. This person could be so friendly and gregarious that he or she is unable to get work done. This not an indicator of integrity and attitude problems.
For Manager Empathy
Candidates who score highly on the warm and sociable trait are best fit for sales and customers service type positions
Candidates who score low on the warm and sociable trait are best fit for production, clerical, administrative, or accounting positions.
Matching personality type with job position is a necessity to reduce turnover and have employees stay with you for years.