Security Guard Career Test

Assesses whether the personality traits and abilities a per­son possesses match those required to succeed in a career in security.

Description

Purpose: SGCT-R assesses whether the personality traits and abilities a per­son possesses match those required to succeed in a career in security.

Application:

  • Pre-employment
  • Training Tool
  • Skills Development

No. of questions: 61
Question type: Situational, self-report
Estimated completion time: 15 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)
Validation Information:
Sample Size: 1419
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.91

Features

Benchmarks: Available (general population and Security Guards)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available

Scales

  • Self-Control
  • Integrity
  • Authoritativeness
  • Alertness
  • Comfort with Risk-taking
  • Calculated Risk-taking
  • Ability to assess situations

Report Includes:

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

Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 7 scales:

  • Self-Control: Ability to monitor and regulate behavior.
  • Integrity: Assesses whether a person is likely to behave in an honest and honorable man­ner.
  • Authoritativeness: Ability to take charge firmly and effectively.
  • Alertness: Assesses whether a person is observant and attentive.
  • Comfort with Risk-taking: Assesses extent to which an individual is comfortable with risk-taking.
  • Calculated Risk-taking: Assesses the extent to which an individual would be a calculated versus reckless risk-taker.
  • Ability to assess situations: Ability to evaluate a situation in order to determine the most appropriate action.

 

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