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Big 5 Personality traits and how they relate to your career  


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06/12/2018 5:58 am  

As mentioned in another post , personality tests have their advantages and disadvantages. 

That said, Big 5 has a few interesting features when analysing your own reactions to situations at work. The traits covered are:


You can read a more detailed description of them here.

Like all personality tests, there are no right or wrong answers, and no good or bad profile in a general sense. Your personality traits may however come into conflict with the nature of your work and the traits needed to excel in your chosen career. "Agreeableness" for example, may be good in some situations and less advantageous in others, for example, when competing for a promotion. When you are aware of your tendencies, you can anticipate which situations will be especially hard for you, and plan how you can best handle them.

Try taking the test and share your thoughts and questions!

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