With Job Matching, we can compare a person's DISC profile with the ideal for any job or role, and sum up how well their personality matches that role's needs.
DISC explains a personality in terms of four numbers, and quantifying a person's behaviour like this brings some significant advantages. This opens up, for example, the possibility of Job Matching. If we use DISC to predetermine the ideal personality style for a role, we can match the factor values in a DISC profile against that ideal, and so work out how well a candidate is suited to that role's needs. Because we know all the personality factors involved, it's even possible to highlight strengths that stand out, or areas where a person may need development.
It's important to stress that DISC Job Matching can only look at an individual's personality, and it's therefore limited to describing suitability in those terms, but nonetheless it can provide a powerful basic guideline in helping to make a recruitment decision.
An introduction to the most important features of the Job Match, including a summary percentage figure.
Areas where the candidate shows particular strengths or aptitudes needed for the role.
Areas where the candidate will likely need training or development, with useful behavioural questions.
As well as finding how well a personality matches a job, we can also reverse the process to create a Candidate Match. If we have a job, and a set of DISC results for each applicant, we can search through those applicants to find the ones whose personalities are closest to the ideal.
For reference, a textual summary of the key personality needs of the matched role.
A selection of alternative matches in related roles, each individually rated for the candidate.
Both types of matching, Job Matching and Candidate Matching, rely on having a predefined personality profile for the job we're matching against - a Job Profile. A natural question would be: where does this ideal DISC profile come from?
There are two possible answers to that question. The simplest and easiest is to select a template from a library of predefined profiles. We provide several hundred standard templates for the most common types of roles, from categories as diverse as administration or sales, or as specialised as education or media.
All the facts and figures you need to understand the DISC basis of a Job Profile.
A textual explanation of the Job Profile's needs, summarising the ideal candidate for the role.
Those templates are a useful starting point, but the best possible approach is to create your own custom Job Profile to match the exact needs of a job. The complete built-in Job Profiler service is designed to help you do just that. You can start, for example, by answering a set of questions about a job that's analogous to a normal DISC questionnaire, and a Job Profile is created based on your answers to those questions. For more advanced cases, the Job Profiler provides a host of other options, so you can (for example) base a Job Profile on the personality of a really successful candidate, or 'tweak' the profile's settings to match your needs perfectly.
We provide a huge library of profiles for potential roles for you to match candidates against, or you can create your own custom Job Profiles using a whole range of built-in profiling tools.
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