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I just took an online assessment for a potential new job. It consisted of an IQ test, a motivation assessment and a personality inventory.

The motivation assessment consisted of asking me about 75 times, in 75 different ways, whether I would enjoy doing some interesting intellectual work, or some menial work like filing papers in an office. Each question gave three possible work activities and I was asked to rank them according to the order in which I would prefer to be doing them.

So the HR lady tells me that I got the highest score she's ever seen on the IQ portion of the test, but that I'm not a good fit for their programmer position according to the other parts of the assessment. She said I would be bored with the job. Mad | :mad:

I have had success at every programming job I have ever had, and here they are telling me that I wouldn't do well at their programming position because of some stupid multiple choice test where every question is devoid of any necessary context. What do they want, robots?

Has anyone else taken such an online assessment? How did you do?



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