Personnel assessments

Psychological personnel assessment provides comprehensive and reliable information about person’s motivations, strengths and development areas in relation to the applied position and organizational culture. Using personnel assessment in recruitment helps in making the best hiring decision.

Identify the most suitable candidate.

Identify the most suitable candidate

Using personnel assessment in recruitments will help you to identify the most suitable candidate among the final candidates. Multi-method psychological personnel assessment has been established as the most reliable way to predict person’s performance in work.

The candidate´s fit for the position is assessed from the perspective of both the applied position and the organizational culture – we reflect the candidate´s strengths and motivational factors in relation to the applied position and organizational culture.

Good fit between the candidate and the position applied is reflected on employee well-being and productivity, contributing to the organization´s success.


“For the first time, we used personnel assessment as a part of the recruitment and the hole process went very well. We received a lot of valuable information to support our hiring decisions and IKIGAI´s competence and expertise convinced us. I can warmly recommend IKIGAI.”

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Personnel assessment process
Personnel assessment process from the candidate´s perspective.

Candidates´ experiences of our personnel assessments

“I have previously participated in personnel assessment at another personnel assessment company. IKIGAI Assessments´ personnel assessment process differed positively from its competitor: personnel assessment proceeded smoothly and efficiently. Each part of the personnel assessment was implemented with high quality. I recognized myself well from the assessment report and going through the results with the psychologist consultant in the sparring discussion helped me to understand myself more. Overall, IKIGAI´s personnel assessment was a positive experience, even though I was not selected for the job position I applied for.”

“In many recruitment processes, the candidate may feel that he or she is being scrutinized, and the situation may feel oppressive. I didn’t have that feeling in the IKIGAI´s personnel assessment. On the contrary, I felt that I was encountered equally with respect. The assessment was an interesting experience.”

“Personnel assessment was a good experience even though I was not selected for the job position. I recognized myself well from the personnel assessment report. In fact, the report was empowering, and I have already read it through several times. I feel privileged that so much time has been spent on reflecting on me and supporting my development.”

“There was a positive and safe atmosphere in the personnel assessment, where I didn´t feel scrutinized or judged. I think that allowed me to be able to be myself in the assessment situation and reflect on myself openly. For the most part, I recognized myself from the assessment report, but few points got me thinking. However, the sparring discussion helped me to understand those points as well. “

Why to use personnel assessment in recruitments?


You will ensure the right hiring decision and make the comparison between the final candidates easier and more reliable


You will minimize the risk for poor hiring decision


You will get valuable information that helps in onboarding and leading the new employee


You will make sure the the new person fits in your workplace culture


You will support the new employee's commitment to the position by offering them an opportunity to learn if the job is a good fit for them


You will offer the candidates an opportunity to learn about themselves and ways to use their full potential

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