Occupational Personality Profile

Nine Core Personality Traits
Use for
Selection and recruitment for customer facing, sales and general office roles.
Qualification
EFPA Level 2, BPS Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing Level B.
Use with
Adults with basic education.

Developed from extensive research with major UK organisations, the OPPro provides a focussed assessment of nine personality traits of central importance in customer facing roles. The questionnaire is written in a straight forward and direct style that is accessible to people of a wide range of abilities.

What OPPro Measures

Providing a detailed assessment of interpersonal style, thinking style and patterns of coping with stress, the personality dimensions measured by the OPPro have been selected for their occupational relevance. These characteristics are crucial in determining productive and counter-productive behaviour in your organisation.

For example the OPPro can identify people who:

  • Are moody and irascible
  • Are tactless and blunt
  • Are Negative and defeatist
  • Are submissive and avoidant
  • Avoid challenges
  • Are rigid and unbending
  • Are disorganised and chaotic
  • Are naive and candid
  • Are shy and retiring
  • Destroy trust
  • Are stress prone
  • Are sensitive and gullible
  • Are stable and composed
  • Are diplomatic and persuasive
  • Are optimistic and persevering
  • Push for action
  • Rise to a challenge
  • Are adaptable and flexible
  • Are systematic and meticulous
  • Are socially astute
  • Are lively and gregarious
  • Foster trusting relationships
  • Are resilient
  • Are Tough-minded and realistic

Advantages

Quick to administer yet providing a detailed personality assessment, the OPPro is the ideal tool to assess how a person thinks, feels and acts in occupational settings. The OPPro is supported by extensive evidence attesting to its reliability, validity and culture fairness. It can be completed in paper and pencil format or online and offline using the GeneSys platform. The OPPro is a powerful tool for identifying strengths and development needs. It is invaluable for: selection; assessment for promotion, career development and training.

OPPro Reports

The GeneSys Integrated Assessment System generates profile charts and in depth expert narrative reports outlining how an individual solves problems, relates to others and copes under pressure. Reports cover Team Roles, Career Themes, Leadership and Selling Styles.