by LT Thrower, Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School
A personality test is a questionnaire or other standardized instrument designed to reveal aspects of an individual's character or psychological makeup. The first personality tests were developed in the 1920's and were intended to make easier, the selection of people for certain jobs, particularly in the armed forces. Since these early efforts of these test, a wide variety of personality tests have been developed,, some of which you will take today.
Estimates of how much the testing industry is currently worth are between $2 and $4 billion a year. Personality tests are used in a range of settings, including but not limited to, counseling for relationships and careers, employment testing and customer interaction management.
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