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In the Joyfulness Test, candidates are asked to rate how important joyfulness is to them. For candidates who value joyfulness, it is important that people openly show pleasure and happiness. This test helps you to evaluate whether hiring the candidate will increase the focus on joyfulness in a team.

The Joyfulness 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 Joyfulness to you? For those who value joyfulness, it is important that people openly show pleasure and happiness".

Response time: 2 minutes.

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

The science behind this test

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

The Joyfulness 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 bring joyfulness to your workplace, look for someone who scores high on the Joyfulness Test. Individuals who score high on this test highly value joyfulness at work and believe that it is important for people to openly show pleasure and happiness. As a result, these individuals are likely to shape the joyfulness culture of their new team by encouraging others to express their joy and be more positive overall.

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

It can be difficult to work in a team that isn't very joyful. People may not openly express pleasure or happiness, and this can make the work environment feel quite stifling. Hiring someone who deeply cares about joyfulness would be a great way to change this. This person could help increase the importance to positivity within the team, making it a more enjoyable place to work.

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