Personality Behavioural-Assessments

OPP Occupational Personality Profile

The Occupational Personality Profile (OPP) is a general personality profile designed to assess a broad range of personality traits. These traits assess the candidate’s characteristic ways of behaving across a wide range of situations. Identifying behaviour preferences across 9 major personality constructs as well as the big five personality traits (McCrae and Costa, 1987). These provide insight into how people typically think, feel and interact in ways that may be productive or counter-productive for an organisation:


Extensive research, conducted over many years, has consistently demonstrated that 10-30% of the variance in job performance is attributable to personality differences. Moreover, a person’s potential for burnout, their trainability and subsequent job satisfaction, have all been shown to be strongly influenced by personality. Thus personality assessment forms a central part of most careers guidance and counselling programmes, with the aim of helping individuals maximise their potential by finding an optimal match between their personality and their choice of career. The model below illustrates the relationship between behavioural preferences and job performance:




Administration: 30 Minutes


      • Responsive style
      • Interpersonal Style
      • Thinking and coping styles
      • Team roles styles
      • Leadership style
      • Subordinate style
      • Selling style

Results: 48 Hours

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