Hairstylist Aptitude Personality & Attitude Profile – Abridged

Evaluates whether a person has the skills and traits to be successful in the Hairdressing field.


Purpose: The condensed HAPAP – Ab will evaluate whether a person has the skills and traits to be successful in the Hairdressing field.


  • Pre-employment
  • Training Tool/Professional Development

No. of questions: 57
Question type: Situational, self-report
Estimated completion time: 10 minutes
Longer versions of assessment: Yes
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)
Validation Information:
Sample Size: 1942
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.92


  • Perseverance
  • Dependability
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Integrity
  • Organization
  • Self-Control
  • Comfort with realities of job


Benchmarks: Available – General Population & Hairdressing Industry
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available

Report Includes: 

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Graphs
  • Detailed narrative interpretation
  • Strengths and Limitations
  • Impression Management
  • Advice

 Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 7 scales:

  • Perseverance: Extent to which a person possesses a go-getter attitude when it comes to achieving goals.
  • Dependability: Extent to which a person is reliable and can be depended on to behave in a professional manner.
  • Entrepreneurial Skills: Assesses whether an individual possesses the level of innovation and business sense needed to flourish in this industry.
  • Integrity: Assesses whether a person behaves in an honorable and respectable manner.
  • Organization: Extent to which a person is neat and orderly.
  • Self-Control: Ability to monitor and regulate emotions and behavior.
  • Comfort with realities of job: Assesses whether a person is willing and able to cope with the ups and downs that are common in this field.


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