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Culture Add

In the Fun Test, candidates are asked to rate how important fun is to them. For candidates who value fun, it is important that people share pleasure, enjoyment, or entertainment. This test helps you to evaluate whether hiring the candidate will increase the focus on fun in a team.

The Fun 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 Fun to you? For those who value fun, it is important that people share pleasure, enjoyment, or entertainment".

Response time: 2 minutes.

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

The science behind this test

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

The Fun 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

A person who scores high on the Fun Test will shape the fun culture of their new team by contributing to an environment that is enjoyable and entertaining. This may include organizing social activities, planning fun outings, and generally making sure that everyone is having a good time.

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

A team that is lacking a fun culture may be characterized by its members feeling stressed, bored, or unhappy. Hiring a person who deeply cares about fun would make a positive change by bringing joy and laughter to the team. This would help reduce tension, build morale, and increase productivity. In addition, having someone on the team who is passionate about fun can also inspire others to let loose and enjoy themselves more. Consequently, making your work environment more enjoyable for everyone.

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