Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ 32)

Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ)

By SHL Talent Measurement Services from CEB

Time to Complete: 25 minutes approx.

Format: Online

Max Number of Questions: 104

Levels: Director, Executive, Manager, Front Line Manager, Mid-Professional, General Population, Supervisor, Graduate

Cost: Varies depending upon which report you choose. Contact us to find out which report is best for you.

Available Languages: 35

Arabic, Belgian Dutch, Belgian French, Brazilian Portuguese, Canadian French, Chinese (complex), Chinese (simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, International English, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Spanish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, US English

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Is the Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ32) Right for Your Organisation?

The Occupational Personality Questionnaire is designed for the workplace with application to every single industry and sector. Your organisation will gain useful personality insight in to your candidates and employees. The OPQ also offers the following:

  • Identify the best applicants for the given role as well as for your organisational culture
  • Improve interview and recruitment processes
  • Identify future leaders
  • Create winning project teams
  • Manage the transformation of a technical specialist to an effective people manager

Suitable for all organisations and industry sectors and individuals



Bespoke Reporting:

Our team of highly trained assessment consultants can write you reports that help demystify and translate the results for:

  • Recruitment
  • Development
  • Team Building

And much more…

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Why do Employers use Personality Testing?

Research has shown that the best personality questionnaires can be up to 17 times more predictive of job performance than the average selection interview on its own – making it a powerful recruitment and measurement tool to benchmark candidates as well as existing employees.

Due to the flexibility of the personality test, it can be set up to apply to nearly every selection occupational setting. Research has identified several personality traits that are particularly useful when predicting job performance.

Personality testing has been shown to provide the following:

1. Predict job performance
2. Predict training success
3. Culture fit indication
4. Lower employee turnover
5. Supplement and inform interviews
6. Maximise employee motivation and engagement
7. Identify competency levels
8. Indicate the candidate’s preferred team role

Personality tests are also a brilliant tool for personal development. Personality tests can usually supplement training for numerous leadership roles which can:

1. Recognise strengths and weaknesses
2. Increase self-awareness
3. Identify coaching needs
4. Identify development needs
5. Guide career paths
6. Facilitate benchmarking and performance monitoring

Personality tests have many other advantages, for example, they can be implemented with great speed and bespoke reports can be turned around usually within 24 hours. Candidates can complete the personality assessment either at home on the computer, or, if you prefer at an assessment centre. The OPQ provides useful insight in to the candidate’s potential and can be used in the later stages of a recruitment process.

One of the biggest advantages of personality tests is that they can be combined with other psychometric tests including Verbal or Numerical ability assessment. Research has proven that the combination of psychometric testing has been shown to increase validity and likelihood of recruiting the right candidate for the role. Making the OPQ an ideal tool for your selection, recruitment and development processes.

The advantages of psychometric testing are numerous and are a very good way of measuring and monitoring your organisation’s talent acquisition at every stage including, selection, assessment and development.


Set up your Occupational Personality Questionnaire assessment now. Find out who’s best.

Set up your occupational personality questionnaire assessment and find out who is best

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