Why is conscientiousness important in hiring decisions

Why is conscientiousness important in hiring decisions

Out of the five big traits, conscientiousness gives an overview of how efficient a candidate will be if hired. People with the conscientiousness trait are described as having the perfect personality for a team and are known to demonstrate strong work ethics.  

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Top takeaways:

What is the conscientiousness trait?

Why hire conscientious candidates?

Traits of highly conscientious people

What’s inside this Ebook


Conscientiousness trait is associated with awareness and measures a person’s ability to control and regulate their impulses. Individuals who score high on conscientiousness are highly effective workers and are good at planning and organizing. They tend to be more responsible and reliable people than others.

What you will learn from this eBook:

Get an understanding of conscientiousness, traits of highly conscientious people and why organizations should hire candidates that exhibit this trait.

Sneak Peek

Here are some of the most common traits associated with a conscientious person:

  • They are highly organized
  • They have a good sense of time management
  • They are self-disciplined
  • They are high achievers
  • They stick to the rules
  • They can prioritize work effectively

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- Harsh Sharma

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