Grumpy GDPR: This is not a test

Personality tests - fake science or useful recruitment tool? Or a bit of both?

2 years ago   •   1 min read

By Rie Aleksandra Walle

Personality tests, behavior tests, skills tests, IQ tests: are any of these necessary to get or keep a job? 🤔 Or even legal - as per the GDPR?

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This episode was inspired by a series of news articles in the Norwegian media, where big employers like Elkjøp (the largest consumer electronics retailer in the Nordics), Rema 1000 and Coop (grocery chains) use various tests to shortlist and select employees.

💡 Tip: The articles are all in Norwegian, but you can read them easily in the Vivaldi browser with the automatic translation feature enabled.

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