Psychometrics is a scientific subfield of psychology that dates back to the 19th century when researchers began to study how relevant aspects of personality became encoded in language (Galton, 1884).
Fast-forward over 130 years and multiple different models, and scientists have finally agreed on the Five-Factor Model, or “Big 5” (Costa & McCrae, 1992, and Norman, 1963), as a model of personality which offers a robust and easily understood platform from which personality as a whole can be understood and performance predicted.
Although often viewed as a “bad” trait, in reality, there is no such thing as a good or bad trait. Neuroticism is best understood as the level to which an individual is in touch with their emotions
These Big 5 is the foundation of the Weavee Career Personality Appraisal and the basis of analysis within the Weavee Platform, because wanted to use a tool scientifically proven and trusted to enable us to serve you with advice and tips to help you create the career you want.