The Huge Frustration of Personality Tests | The Exhausted Woman

Ok, I admit it. I have a love/hate relationship with personality tests. And sadly, the tests that are most loved are the silly ones like: which Star Wars, Disney Princess, or Harry Potter character are you? As a cross between Darth Vader, Tiana (Princess and the Frog), and Dumbledore, I’m not sure if I should be wearing all black, dressy white fur, or a colorful robe. What these characters have in common is unclear, but it is amusing to take the test and imagine. Then there are the more involved assessments utilized by coaches, career counselors, and employers to discover strengths and weaknesses at the most basic level. Some of these are available on-line for free or minimal cost. These tests can help avoid poor career choices, offer insight as to strengths, suggest suitable mates, discover ideal environments and identify leadership potential. Some examples include: MAPP (Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential) assessment identifies a person’s ideal career path, aptitude,

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2 thoughts on “The Huge Frustration of Personality Tests | The Exhausted Woman

  1. Important to take the results these things with a huge grain of salt. Personality and potential are much more vast and complex than what can be measured with a few multiple choice questions. These are good for pointing you in a good direction, but don’t take them as gospel. They can be fun though!

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