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TD Magazine

Make It Make Sense

Friday, April 1, 2022

Turn employee pushback on personality assessment results into opportunities for learning.

More than 75 percent of employers use personality assessments such as CliftonStrengths, DiSC, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in their hiring and business practices. Yet those instruments elicit strong reactions from users, both positive and negative. For some employees, taking the assessments is pure delight—they get quantitative feedback on qualitative factors and think: "This explains the


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