The Selection Insight Survey is a tool to promote mutual understanding and honest discussion of key employment issues. It takes most people 45-60 minutes to complete, but there is no time limit. We hope you find it to be an interesting and challenging experience.

  

  

Name: 
Date: 
Company with which you are applying: 
Manager with whom you are interviewing: 
Position for which you are applying: 

 

  
  
2. How will this position satisfy your needs?

 

3. How do you expect to spend your time in this position?

 

4. How much money do you expect to be earning one year from now?

 

5. Describe your ideal job.

 

6. What is you ultimate career objective?

 

 

  
 

EMPLOYMENT

 
7.
Start with your present or most recent position:
Company:
City and State:
Job Title:
Responsibilities:
What do you like most?
What do you like least?
Your greatest contribution:
Why would you leave?
Employed from:
To:
Monthly earnings: $
Company:
City and State:
Job Title:
Responsibilities:
What did you like most?
What did you like least?
Your greatest contribution:
Why did you leave?
Employed from:
To:
Monthly earnings: $
Company:
City and State:
Job Title:
Responsibilities:
What did you like most?
What did you like least?
Your greatest contribution:
Why did you leave?
Employed from:
To:
Monthly earnings: $
 

8. How many years have you worked full time?

 

9. How would your coworkers describe you?

  
 

  

EDUCATION / SOCIAL


  

10. Education Level:

 

                                       High School                                                   College

 9

10

11

12

1 Year

2 Years

3 Years

Bachelors

Masters

PHD

  

11. Education Information: 

High School Attended: 

College(s) Attended: 

Degree(s): 

Favorite Subject: 

Least Favorite Subject: 

Extracurricular Activities: 

What further education do you plan? 

  
 
12. Describe your favorite teacher.

 

13. How do you like to spend your free time?

 

14. How often do you entertain?

 

15. Clubs or organizations you belong to:

 

16. What role have you played in these organizations?

 

17. How do you think most people would describe you?

 

18. How would someone who dislikes you describe you?

  
  

  

PROFESSIONAL




19. What do you think are your professional strengths?

 

20. In what areas would you like to improve?

 

21. What is a specific example of accomplishment from your past work?

 

22. What kinds of work do you find most difficult?

 

23. What do successful people have in common?

 

24. In what ways are you different from most other people?

 

25. What are your goals in life?

 

  

  26. Indicate how you think your past employers will describe you    

 


A Serious

Weakness

A Minor

Weakness

Not a Strength

or Weakness

A Minor

Strength

A Primary

Strength

Ability to solve problems independently
Following instructions from management
Volunteering to do extra work
Getting along with many different kinds of people
Remaining diplomatic when disagreements arise
Acting decisively to get quick results
Accuracy and completeness in paperwork
Helping keep morale high

A Serious

Weakness

A Minor

Weakness

Not a Strength

or Weakness

A Minor

Strength

A Primary

Strength

Handling a wide variety of duties
Ability to communicate effectively with others
Taking the lead with other people
Maintaining a high level of organization
Staying positive when things go wrong
Adjusting quickly to changes
Skill in handling people-problems
Being firm or assertive with others

A Serious

Weakness

A Minor

Weakness

Not a Strength

or Weakness

A Minor

Strength

A Primary

Strength

Handling details with precision
Consistency of mood
Solving a variety of problems
Building close working relationships
Using persuasive skill to influence others
Punctuality in getting to work and appointments
Putting in extra hours when needed
Versatility in performing different tasks
Working cooperatively with other people
 

 

   

  27. Indicate all of the words or phrases YOU FEEL DESCRIBE YOU   

 

Direct
Sociable
Patient
Thorough
Energetic
Reliable
Cheerful
Skeptical
Flexible
Decisive
Expressive
Predictable
Orderly
Active
Steady
Optimistic
Cynical
Versatile performer
Aggressive
Good mixer
Soft-spoken
Accurate
Decision-maker
Self-disciplined
Positive attitude
Critical
Adaptable
Independent
Openly warm
Mild-mannered
Perfectionist
Ambitious
Good follow-through
Happy
Suspicious
Many skills
Forceful
Love to chat
Don't like change
Picky
Initiator
Consistent
Trusting
A realist
Multi-talented
Controlling
People-person
Accommodating
Detailed
A leader
Dependable
Confident
Cautious
Jack of all trades
Stubborn
Entertaining
Discreet
Precise
Impatient
Efficient
Hopeful
Worrier
Can handle anything
Demanding
Popular
Amiable
Careful
Problem-solver
Conscientious
Can-do attitude
Sarcastic
Lots of abilities
Bold
Outgoing
Obliging
Meticulous
Enterprising
Industrious
Expect the best
Not very trusting
Can handle anything
Assertive
Talkative
Easy-going
Well-organized
Takes-on too much
Fussy
Too trusting
Defensive
Versatile

   

 
  

28. Indicate the words or phrases you feel OTHERS WOULD USE TO DESCRIBE YOU   

   

Direct
Sociable
Patient
Thorough
Team-player
Intelligent
Creative
Traditional
Sometimes negative
Decisive
Expressive
Predictable
Orderly
Supportive
Resourceful
Original
Conventional
Opinionated
Aggressive
Good-mixer
Soft-Spoken
Accurate
Considerate
Logical
Imaginative
Cautious
Aloof
Independent
Openly warm
Mild-mannered
Perfectionist
Cooperative
Analytic
Adventurous
Accepting
Moody
Forceful
Love to chat
Don't like change
Picky
Helpful
Factual
Unconventional
Follow the rules
Sarcastic
Controlling
People-person
Accommodating
Detailed
Thoughtful
Reasoning
Artistic
Don't rock the boat
Bossy
Stubborn
Entertaining
Discreet
Precise
Loyal
Clear-thinking
Unpredictable
Mild
Sometimes gossip
Demanding
Popular
Amiable
Careful
Competent
Fair-minded
Innovative
Hesitant
Don't like to hurry
Bold
Outgoing
Obliging
Meticulous
Receptive
Open-minded
Daring
Contented
Have a temper
Assertive
Talkative
Easy-going
Well-organized
Diplomatic
Methodical
Non-conformist
Predictable
Hold things inside

    

 

 

29. Indicate the ONE word in each box that best describes you     

 

 

Bold
Cheerful
Consistent
Expressive
Assertive
Discreet
Knowledgeable
Direct
Entertaining
Aggressive
Outgoing
Reliable
Too trusting
Perfectionist
Argumentative
Steady
Demanding
Charming
Accurate
Popular
Controlling
Spontaneous
Cautious
Impulsive
Insistent
Methodical
Sociable
Talkative
Quiet
Decisive
Effective
Influential
Orderly
Careful
Forceful
Playful

 

  

  

30. Prioritize the items below, from 1 to 10, according to the importance they hold for you in your work    

Type 1 next to the most important, 2 next to the second most, 3 next to the third, and so on up to 10.

   

Advancement opportunities
Operating efficiently
Providing a service
Gaining expertise
Guidelines to follow
High income
Independence
Interaction with people
Leadership responsibilities
Teamwork

 

  


31. Complete the sentence.

People say I'm...
I'm at my best when...
I can't stand people who...
My motto is...
I want to be remembered as...

  

   
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