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In the Efficiency Test, candidates are asked to rate how important efficiency is to them. For candidates who value efficiency, it is important that people use time and energy well in a way that does not waste any. This test helps you to evaluate whether hiring the candidate will increase the focus on efficiency in a team.

The Efficiency Test at a glance

When to use: This test can be used at any stage of the hiring process but may be most relevant in an early stage when getting to know the candidate.

Example question : Candidates rate how important a value is to them on a scale from one to seven. This is an example of a question: "How important is Efficiency to you? For those who value efficiency, it is important that people use time and energy well in a way that does not waste any".

Response time: 2 minutes.

Result: An easy-to-interpret visualization that shows you how important efficiency is to the candidate.

The science behind this test

Organizations are shaped by the values and beliefs of their employees. Use the Efficiency Test to determine whether candidates can strengthen the efficiency aspect of your company's culture.

The Efficiency Test is part of the HiPeople Culture Add Inventory. The Culture Add Inventory is a collection of work values that measure an individual's contribution to culture. It is inspired by groundbreaking research such as Schwartz's Theory of Basic Human Values and the Organizational Culture Profiler, which was developed at Stanford University.

The HiPeople Culture Add Inventory is highly customizable, making it perfect for organizations that want to hire individuals who will positively add to their culture. To make the most of your Culture Add Assessment, we recommend using several values from the HiPeople Culture Add Inventory.

If you are interested in the science behind Culture Add, start with this scientific publication.

The qualities of a candidate with high test scores

If you are looking to hire someone who will help shape the efficiency culture of your new team, look for someone who scores high on the Efficiency Test. Individuals who score high on this test highly value efficiency at work and will work hard to ensure that time and energy are used in a way that does not waste any. This person will be an asset to your team, helping everyone to be more efficient and productive in their work.

Can the efficiency culture add be leveraged to help a team at a particular time?

A team that does not value efficiency will often find themselves wasting time and energy on tasks that could be easily completed if they were more organized. This can lead to frustration among team members and a loss of productivity. Hiring someone who is deeply committed to efficiency can help to turn this around by demonstrating how important it is to use time wisely and efficiently. This person can help the team to become more organized and efficient in their work, which will boost morale and improve productivity.

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