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Why do we think about personality tests? We have always asked ourselves questions. This was also the case thousands of years ago.

Who am I?
How am I?
Why is that?

There can be so many answers to this. You can find information on the Internet. But it's up to you to find an answer for yourself. That helps Coaching. A character test wants to show you that he knows what you are like. He asks questions and turns them into a result. This can also be very precise. We have listed the most frequently asked questions here. It is important to understand that a test can help us. He gives us a new perspective. But in the end we are the masters of our lives. And therefore also about what we do. And what answer we give to a color.

It's hard to say which is the best personality test. But we can say that the five-factor test is the most researched. Such job-related aptitude tests are used before an employee is hired. This makes it easier to assess whether someone is suitable for the job. All people are equal. And yet so different. The difficulty lies in forcing individuals into a pattern.

The personality test can be biased. E.g. due to poor sleep or insufficient fitness. And you should answer honestly. Our ideal self is not us. But the answers should come from us. The free tests are usually not scientifically backed. Otherwise the costs vary massively. For private individuals or Companies.

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The ability to interact socially is the most common reason why personality tests are used. You want to know whether the new colleague is with the company and Team fits.

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It is difficult to say which is the best personality test. The Big Five personality test is the most well-researched test.

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Personality tests are regularly used in personnel selection to assess the suitability of candidates.

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All people are the same and yet different. The difficulty of a personality test is to squeeze individuals into certain patterns.

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External factors such as poor sleep or insufficient fitness can falsify the results of a personality test.

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The costs vary massively for private individuals and companies. Unfortunately, in most cases free tests are not scientifically substantiated.

Which personality test is the best?

Personality tests are a dime a dozen. But you should be careful. A lot of it is not scientifically based. Or just very old. Then you can often do little with the result. But if you give it a lot of value, then it can influence you. Because if you believe in it, it will gradually come into reality.

But what is personality? It is the sum of innate and acquired characteristics. One could see it as a union of the self-image and the image of others. Please also visit our page on the topic personality development. A lot goes into the personality profile. Fears, sensations, feelings or needs. Also external, visible behavior. But an online personality test is just an attempt to standardize characters.

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The scientifically based Big Five test – meaningful and beyond personality traits

Allport and Odbert laid the foundation stone as early as 1936. Namely for today's Five Types model. They searched for thousands of terms. The terms that describe human personality. And that from an English dictionary.

Then you challenged psychology. They wanted to know how many categories humans can be described in. They wanted a model. Complexity should be molded into a pattern. It wasn't until the 80s that effective evaluations could be made. Supported by software, reliable results were achieved for the first time.

From this we take the five groups today. It is probably the most crucial test on the market. This five-factor model has been around since the end of the 20th century. It is used in a variety of ways. But especially in the world of work. E.g. in coaching, personnel selection, leadership and many others. The test is also a pioneer internationally. It is considered the standard in the study of personality and is like no other model. Over 3.000 studies have already used and analyzed the model. 

The LPP from the LINC Institute used this model for itself. To explain personality. All in all, the model shows us our action preferences in certain situations. What we most want to do. So it answers the question: “How do I behave?”

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How is the personality test really structured? Personality types from psychology

The LINC personality test. He also evaluates a person's motives and competencies using the model. We are talking about these five personality traits:

  • Cooperation vs. competition (compatibility)
    How do you behave in social interactions? This is how it is measured. But it is not to be confused with extraversion!
  • Openness vs. consistency
    To what extent are you interested in new things? Are you ready to open up or do you want to keep things tried and tested?
  • Conscientiousness vs. Flexibility
    Do you like a lot of structure or are you more of a free spirit? It describes how we approach tasks and our lives. And this dimension has different perspectives.
  • Extraversion vs. introversion
    What do you focus on in your daily life and interactions with others? This gives us information about this dimension. On one hand, you place more emphasis on inner experience and your interpretation of the outside world. On the other hand, you place more value on interaction and impressions from it.
  • Sensitivity vs. Emotional Stability (Neurocitism)
    Emotional sensitivity and psychological resilience are opposed to one another. Can you identify yourself as one of the two?

These areas are not everything. There are further sub-points. Each aspect is further divided into 6 more. Then we can see in detail what the result is made of. Cooperation also includes Empathy and altruism. In addition to openness, there is also imagination and a sense of aesthetics.

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The motives from the test explain deeper motivations. The “what” and “why” of our actions. And the justification for the direction we are heading. David McClelland's model is used for this. It has three main motifs. Relationship, performance and influence. One can see strong connections to the five types, but also strong differences. Motives provide a direction. The big five have a personal style. The motives are the “what”. Characteristics rather the “how”.

Actually, skills can only be measured through performance tests. Like an IQ test. You have to show competence there. At the LINC test it is derived from the character. There is a strong correlation. So you kill two birds with one stone.

“Each area of ​​the Big Five dimensions contains a variety of different career opportunities that can be associated with it.” (Howard &Howard2002, p. 138).

The prerequisite for Success im Coaching is still ready for change. And trust from both sides. You can build this up with the test. And it's an opportunity to really get to know the other person.

The self reflection is encouraged. And in a natural way. And all of these characteristics can be further deepened in the process. Or changes occur. Together with the coach you will guide your life in the desired direction. 

The nice thing is that we don't judge you. Instead, we analyze you together and leave space. So that you can develop and find yourself. Because you only exist once. You are unique.

What are the Big Five? – A comprehensive insight into the five pillars of your personality

The Big Five, also known as OCEAN model, form the foundation of modern personality psychology. This model describes five fundamental dimensions that significantly influence our nature and behavior:

1. Openness to experiences: This dimension characterizes people who are curious and eager to learn. You value new experiences, think creatively and unconventionally and are open to complex and intellectual challenges.

2. Conscientiousness: Conscientious people are characterized by their organization, sense of duty and determination. They are structured, disciplined and pursue their goals Set consequent. Reliability and accuracy play an important role in their lives.

3. Extraversion (Extraversion): Extraverted people are energetic, sociable and assertive. You enjoy social interactions, are not afraid of new challenges and enjoy being actively involved.

4. Agreeableness: This dimension describes cooperative, helpful and friendly people. Agreeable people are diplomatic, need harmony and are willing to compromise. You value good cooperation and enjoy building relationships with others.

5. Neuroticism (Neuroticism): This dimension reflects emotional stability and resilience. People high in neuroticism are prone to anxiety, nervousness, mood swings, and emotional vulnerability. You can quickly become overwhelmed in stressful situations.

How does the Big Five Test work? – Decipher your unique personality profile

The Big Five Test is based on a questionnaire that includes various items on the five personality dimensions. You answer these items on a scale from “strongly disagree” to “strongly agree”. The evaluation of the test creates a detailed profile of your personality, which shows your characteristics in each of the five dimensions.

This gives you a comprehensive picture of your strengths and weaknesses, your behavior patterns and your preferences. This knowledge can help you understand yourself better and develop your personality.

What advantages does the Big Five Test offer? – Use your self-knowledge for a more fulfilling life

The Big Five Test offers you a variety of benefits for your personal development and well-being:

  • Increased self-awareness: Through the test you gain a deeper understanding of your personality, your strengths and weaknesses as well as your behavior patterns and motives.
  • Improved decision making: The insights you gain can be helpful to you when making important decisions in life, such as choosing a career or finding a partner.
  • Strengthened personal development: With knowledge of your personality profile, you can work specifically on your strengths and overcome your weaknesses.
  • More successful relationships: A better understanding of yourself and your needs can lead to more harmonious and fulfilling relationships around you.
  • Increased well-being: The increased self-knowledge and the opportunity for personal development contribute to greater well-being and greater life satisfaction.

Where can I take the Big Five test? – Find the right test for you

Numerous providers provide online Big Five tests. Most tests are free, but some providers charge a fee. When choosing the test, pay attention to the following points:


  • Scientific foundation: Choose a test that is based on scientific studies and developed by experts.

  • Validation: Make sure the test is validated, meaning that the results are reliable and meaningful.

  • Scope: Find out about the scope of the test and the number of items. The more items the test contains, the more detailed the personality profile is.

  • Privacy Policy: Pay attention to data protection and choose a provider that treats your data confidentially.

  • With the right Big Five test, you can gain valuable insights into your personality and use them to improve your life in various areas.

How are personality tests used? And what kind of result do we get?

Due to the wide range of applications, we can use the results in a variety of ways. At the beginning, in the middle or at the end of the coaching. The best of it can help at any point. Namely the knowledge.

If used multiple times, different results can also occur. Personality is dynamic. It is never 100 percent tangible.

The development goals can also be mapped with this. And of course check it too. A second check after a longer period of time gives us insight into changes in our lives. And our self-image.

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Another bonus for you

The added value for you? Structure, significance and possibility of interpretation. In addition to the analysis, you receive an overview of your motives. You can immediately see which ones are in the foreground. Then determine how much a motif suits you. And how far another one doesn't fit.

Here's the real bonus. The information is as useful to you as you engage with it. That is why we are here. We ask the right questions at the right time. This creates aha experiences. Small insights that are necessary for the rest of life. And will be particularly helpful in the future. We don't give you any answers. You can find it entirely for yourself.

Why not test it with a free personality test? 

You can try it. Every result becomes within you Ask and trigger reflection. But caution is advised. The results are more of an indication. They are never completely accurate because we humans change. Sooner or later. Even if you have taken countless personality tests. Your self-assessment and actions in the here and now are what really define you. You will have a better understanding afterwards, but never 100% certainty about anything. In order to recognize character strengths and weaknesses, you have to try things out. A test is as accurate as possible. But your self-assessment and experience goes beyond the personality type expressed in mUsters. The expression of character traits cannot be predicted by free personality tests. It's a tool. You can learn from it. In the end, only you know your unique characteristics. 

What is the 16 personality test?

1. The Myers-Briggs test has 16 types. He distinguishes all of these.
 
2. Scientists have been arguing for years about how accurate it is. Different results always arise when it is repeated.
 
3. Personnel decision-makers also disagree. Many people see it more as a pastime or similar to a horoscope.

What is the Five Types Test?


1. It is fundamentally different from its competitors.
 
2. He focuses on analysis. In addition, the five behavioral dimensions of personality and three basic motives. 
 
3. You should expect around 120 questions.

What are the 16 types of MBTI?

1. The Myers Briggs type indicator distinguishes between these.
 
2. There are four categories: Analysts, Diplomats, Guardians, Researchers.
 
3. From our experience, such a test is only an indication.

The types:
-Architect, logician, commander, debater
-Advocate, mediator, protagonist, activist
-Logistician, Defender, Executive, Consul
-Virtuoso, adventurer, entrepreneur, entertainer

What other tests are there?

1. We use the Linc Personality Profiler from the Leuphana University of Lüneburg.
 
2. Bochum inventory and Persolog personality profile are others.
 
3. The DiSC model has four styles as a classification.
Dominant
Initiative
Steady
Conscientious
 
 
But with the process standard DIN 33430, the five-type test meets the highest formalities and requirements. This is how he stands out from the crowd.

What is the theory of temperament?

1. There are 4 types of people in temperament theory.

2. The melancholic, the choleric, the sanguine and the phlegmatic.

3. This type of personality test is based on the four-element theory of Empedocles (ancient Greek philosopher) on.

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