In the Passion Test, candidates are asked to rate how important passion is to them. For candidates who value passion, it is important that people have an extreme interest in or wish for doing their work. This test helps you to evaluate whether hiring the candidate will increase the focus on passion in a team.
The Passion 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 Passion to you? For those who value passion, it is important that people have an extreme interest in or wish for doing their work".
Response time: 2 minutes.
Result: An easy-to-interpret visualization that shows you how important passion is to the candidate.
The science behind this test
Organizations are shaped by the values and beliefs of their employees. Use the Passion Test to determine whether candidates can strengthen the passion aspect of your company's culture.
The Passion 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 Passion Test is likely to be very passionate about their work. They will shape the passion culture of their new team by being extremely interested in and committed to their work. This person will be a role model for other members of the team, and they will help create an environment where people are enthusiastic about what they do.
Can the passion culture add be leveraged to help a team at a particular time?
When a team is lacking passion culture, it can be difficult to get people motivated and excited about their work. This can lead to low morale and a lack of productivity. Hiring someone who deeply cares about passion would make a positive change by strengthening the teams passion culture. This person would be able to help the team members find meaning in their work and feel more connected to their goals.
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