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Warm and Sociable

Definition

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.

Closely Related Traits

• Talking
• Listening
• Communication

Closely Related Tests

Predictor Profile

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Low Range

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

Poor Range

Low Range

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.

Borderline Range

Medium Range

40 to 60. Shows a good balance between working and socializing. This trait in this range would not adversely affect any position.

Ok Range

High Range

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.

Good Range

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.

Supervisor Strengths

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.