In the Quality Test, candidates are asked to rate how important quality is to them. For candidates who value quality, it is important that people aim towards a high degree of excellence of work. This test helps you to evaluate whether hiring the candidate will increase the focus on quality in a team.
The Quality 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 Quality to you? For those who value quality, it is important that people aim towards a high degree of excellence of work".
Response time: 2 minutes.
Result: An easy-to-interpret visualization that shows you how important quality is to the candidate.
The science behind this test
Organizations are shaped by the values and beliefs of their employees. Use the Quality Test to determine whether candidates can strengthen the quality aspect of your company's culture.
The Quality 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 are looking to hire someone who will help shape the quality culture of your team, look for someone who scores high on the Quality Test. Those who score high on this test value quality and excellence in everyone's work. They will be dedicated to ensuring that all members of the team are working towards a common goal of producing high-quality work. This person will be a role model for others on the team, setting the standard for what is expected.
Can the quality culture add be leveraged to help a team at a particular time?
If a team is lacking in quality culture, many unnecessary mistakes happen. This person can help instill importance of paying attention to detail and setting high standards for the work being done. Additionally, they can be vocal in calling out when something is not up to par and advocate for improvements to be made. With their dedication to quality, they will help ensure that your team is able to produce its best work.
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