What to expect from the McQuaig Word Survey

What to expect from the McQuaig Word Survey

McQuaig Online Sample Page
McQuaig Online Sample Page

Here we share a little but about what to expect from the McQuaig Word Survey.

You may be asked to complete the McQuaig Word Survey. This assesses your core temperament and personality traits – how you prefer to behave.

The McQuaig Word Survey is based on the independent work of Jack McQuaig with 40 years of ongoing validation and research.

It is a personality tool that is not timed however most candidates find that it generally takes 10-­20mins to complete. The McQuaig Word Survey measures personality traits as
well a how a person is behaving in their current role or job.
This helps us to understand what type of events motivate or de-‐motivate you which
in turn helps employers to tailor their processes such as on-­boarding and training to the
requirements of successful candidates.

There is no pass or fail.

McQuaig Word Survey tips

  1. Read the instructions carefully.
  2. Trust your instincts and go with your first answer.
  3. There is a definition list on every page. If you are unsure click on the arrow at the bottom of the screen for help.

Have you been asked to complete a McQuaig Word Survey? Get more information here.


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