NEO Personality Inventory
About The NEO Personality Inventory
This NEO Personality Inventory is a personality assessment that examines a persons Big Five personality traits. Furthermore, it reports on six subcategories of these Big Five traits, providing you with a detailed report on your personality characteristics. It is recognised at a global level, and is regularly used by employers as pre-employment assessments.
The Big 5 Traits
Here you can see the Big Five traits along side each of the six subcategories (facets).
1) Neuroticism: Anxiety, Hostility, Self-consciousness, Impulsiveness, Vulnerability to stress 2) Extraversion: Warmth, Gregariousness, Assertiveness, Activity, Excitement seeking, Positive emotion 3) Openness: Fantasy, Aesthetics, Feelings, Actions, Ideas, Values 4) Agreeable: Trust, Straight-forwardness, Altruism, Compliance, Modesty, Tendermindedness 5) Conscientiousness: Competence, Order, Dutifulness, Achievement striving, Self-discipline, Deliberation
The assessment contains 240 questions and typically takes around 60-90 minutes to complete. Like most personality questionnaires, it is untimed.
There is a shorter version of the test called the NEO-FFI (Five Factor Inventory), which consists of 60 questions (12 for each trait), which takes between 10-15 minutes to complete.