In the Respect Test, candidates are asked to rate how important respect is to them. For candidates who value respect, it is important that people show politeness, honour, and care towards others. This test helps you to evaluate whether hiring the candidate will increase the focus on respect in a team.
The Respect 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 Respect to you? For those who value respect, it is important that people show politeness, honour, and care towards others".
Response time: 2 minutes.
Result: An easy-to-interpret visualization that shows you how important respect is to the candidate.
The science behind this test
Organizations are shaped by the values and beliefs of their employees. Use the Respect Test to determine whether candidates can strengthen the respect aspect of your company's culture.
The Respect 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're looking for someone to help shape the respect culture of your new team, look for someone who scores high on the Respect Test. Those who score high on this test highly value respect in the workplace. They believe that it is important for people to show politeness and care towards others. This person will be a great asset to your team as they work to create a respectful environment for all.
Can the respect culture add be leveraged to help a team at a particular time?
A team that lacks respect may be seen as impolite and uncaring. Hiring a person who deeply cares about respect can help strengthen the teams respect culture. The person can help to instill a sense of respect in the team by having regular discussions about the importance of respecting others, by modeling respectful behavior, and by setting expectations for respectful behavior.
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