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Ethical Competence

Ethical Competence

Assesses candidates' integrity, ethical decision-making, and accountability for conscientious recruitment.

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Type
Soft skills
Time
2 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English
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Ethical Competence test: Honing in on moral integrity

Explore the ethical fiber of your candidates with our Ethical Competence Test. Tailored to unveil an individual's commitment to honesty, moral responsibility, and their ability to make principled decisions under pressure, this pre-screening tool is indispensable for hiring teams aiming to fortify their organization with employees of the highest ethical standards.

Unique features of the Ethical Competence assessment

  • Behavior-based insights: Evaluates candidates on real-world scenarios to understand their ethical judgement and integrity.
  • Scientifically-backed: Based on the comprehensive Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Skills Inventory (BESSI), ensuring the reliability of the test.
  • Comprehensive ethical evaluation: Covers various facets of ethical behavior, from honesty to accountability, providing a holistic view of the candidate.
  • Great for early screening: Effective for understanding core ethical competences at the initial stages of the hiring process.
  • Valuable across verticals: Essential for roles where integrity and ethical behavior are non-negotiable, applicable to all industries.

Topics covered in the Ethical Competence pre-employment test

The candidate screening assessment for ethical competence delves into the following topics:

  • Integrity in challenging situations: Assesses a candidate's steadfastness to ethical principles under pressure.
  • Ethical decision-making: Evaluates the process and outcome of making moral choices.
  • Accountability: Tests a candidate's readiness to take responsibility for their actions.
  • Honesty: Measures sincerity and truthfulness in personal and professional contexts.
  • Moral responsibility: Focuses on an individual’s commitment to doing what is right.

Best use of the Ethical Competence assessment test

This test is designed to evaluate the ethical bearings essential for a wide range of roles, including:

  • Corporate Leadership: Ideal for assessing the ethical framework of individuals in positions of power, where decision-making impacts the broader organization.
  • Human Resources professionals: Perfect for positions that involve policy making and enforcing workplace ethics.
  • Finance and Banking roles: Essential for roles where integrity is paramount in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Healthcare workers: Provides insights into the moral responsibility and honesty essential in patient care and medical practice.
  • Public service officials: Key for roles where accountability and ethical conduct build public trust and credibility.

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Tiera Dobbins

Talent Acquisition Services & Operations Manager

Sarah Garner

Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Prem Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

Alex Anderson

Learning & Development Specialist

Maximilian Rauschen

Head of Talent Acquisition

Matthias Schmeisser

Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Charlie Boyle

Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

Janna Karwaski

Senior Director of Workforce Optimization