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Perspective-Taking Skill

Perspective-Taking Skill

Assesses candidates' empathy, emotional intelligence, and ability to understand diverse perspectives for better interpersonal relationships.

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Type
Soft skills
Time
2 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English
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German
French

Perspective-Taking Skill test: Enhancing empathy, shaping collaborations

Usher in the power of empathy into your team with the Perspective-Taking Skill test. Designed to pinpoint candidates proficient in empathy, emotional intelligence, and understanding various viewpoints, this assessment paves the way for building teams that thrive on strong interpersonal connections, mutual respect, and collaborative success. Explore an essential soft skill for fostering a positive and inclusive work environment.

Unique features of the Perspective-Taking Skill assessment

  • Comprehensive empathy evaluation: Provides an in-depth measure of a candidate's empathetic abilities.
  • Insightful emotional intelligence assessment: Pinpoints candidates with the emotional acuity necessary for effective team dynamics.
  • Diverse perspective understanding: Identifies individuals adept at recognizing and valuing different viewpoints, supporting an inclusive work environment.
  • Based on the BESSI model: Rooted in the latest scientific research, ensuring high reliability and predictive validity.
  • User-friendly format: Utilizes a Likert-scale response format for ease of understanding and completion by candidates.

Topics covered in the Perspective-Taking Skill pre-screening assessment

This pre-employment screening focuses on evaluating candidates' skills in the following areas:

  • Empathy: Assessing the ability to empathize with others' feelings and perspectives.
  • Emotional intelligence: Evaluating the understanding and management of one's own emotions and those of others.
  • Interpersonal understanding: Testing the capability to grasp diverse perspectives and perceptions.

Best use of the Perspective-Taking Skill assessment

This skill test is particularly beneficial for roles centered around teamwork, customer interaction, and leadership, including:

  • Customer service representatives: Critical for roles requiring empathy in understanding and resolving customer concerns.
  • Project managers: Ideal for leaders in charge of teams, necessitating a keen sense of others' perspectives to foster collaborative work environments.
  • Human resources professionals: Essential for those involved in managing and supporting a diverse workforce, understanding various employee needs and perspectives.
  • Sales professionals: Perfect for sales roles that involve connecting with clients and understanding their needs on a deeper level.
  • Healthcare workers: Important for healthcare professionals who must empathize with patients' conditions and viewpoints for effective care.

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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