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Work Motivation

Hard Skills
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In the Work Motivation Test, candidates are asked to answer a set of multiple-choice questions. Using this test, you can determine whether the candidate has the necessary hard skills in Work Motivation.

The Work Motivation Test at a glance

When to use: You can use this test at any stage of the hiring process, but it may be most useful early on.

Example question: According to Frederick Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory, which of the following is considered a "motivation factor" that leads to job satisfaction?

  1. Recognition for the work done
  2. Job security
  3. Salary
  4. Working conditions
  5. Recognition for the work done
  6. Job security
  7. Salary
  8. Working conditions
  9. Recognition for the work done
  10. Job security
  11. Salary
  12. Working conditions

Response time: 10 minutes.

Result: An easy-to-interpret score that allows you to determine the Work Motivation skill of the candidate!

The science behind this test

The development of hard skills is essential for any employee in order to complete their tasks satisfactorily. However, it can be difficult to accurately assess these skills in potential candidates. HiPeople's Work Motivation Knowledge Test helps you achieve this goal.

HiPeople Knowledge Tests help to reliably assess hard-skills, taking out the guesswork of the hiring process. HiPeople Knowledge Tests are crafted by selected subject matter experts and developed using at least two experts in a peer-review gold standard process. This means that you as a decision-maker can be confident in the validity and reliability of the test when selecting candidates.

Not only does this promote a fair hiring process, but it also helps to ensure that the candidate is suited for the job and can complete the necessary tasks.

The qualities of a candidate with high test scores

A candidate with high scores in our Work Motivation Test would demonstrate exceptional understanding and application of several motivation theories including Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory, the Job Characteristics Model, and the Self-Determination Theory. These individuals often exhibit consistent intrinsic motivation, setting them apart as self-driven and result-oriented employees. Potentially adept in job crafting, they show a deep understanding of how to adapt and redesign roles to suit their skills and interests, thereby enhancing job satisfaction and productivity. These candidates display high self-efficacy, believing in their ability to succeed, which makes them proactive problem solvers. They also demonstrate prosocial motivation, motivated not just by personal achievements but also by contributing positively to their team and organization. In essence, they make for valuable assets who can uplift your company culture while also impacting your bottom line positively.

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