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Culture Add

In the Flexibility Test, candidates are asked to rate how important flexibility is to them. For candidates who value flexibility, it is important that people change easily according to the situation. This test helps you to evaluate whether hiring the candidate will increase the focus on flexibility in a team.

The Flexibility 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 Flexibility to you? For those who value flexibility, it is important that people change easily according to the situation".

Response time: 2 minutes.

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

The science behind this test

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

The Flexibility 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 want to hire someone who will help create a flexible culture at work, look for someone who scores high on the Flexibility Test. People who score high on this test value flexibility and adapt easily to change. They will be open to new ideas and ways of doing things, and they will be able to quickly adjust their plans if something doesn't work out as expected. This ability to go with the flow and roll with the punches makes them an asset on any team.

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

A team that lacks flexibility culture may have difficulty adapting to new situations. This can be a problem when the team is trying to solve a complex problem or when members are working on different parts of a project and need to be able to communicate effectively. Hiring someone who deeply cares about flexibility would make a positive change by strengthening the teams flexibility culture.

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