Once they complete the assessment, applicants are taken to their profile where we reveal their top-3 talents and personality results.
They do not need to take any further action to apply as their results will be available to you in your Applicant Dashboard.
This is the end of the walkthrough of the Plum Talent Assessment.

Matt James

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Top-3 Talents

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Task Management

You have an extraordinary proficiency for setting goals, monitoring progress, and taking initiative to improve your work.

You have an extraordinary ability to work independently, establish and meet challenging deadlines, persevere even when initially unsuccessful, and not settle for “good enough."

You excel at learning what is important to get the job done right and avoiding costly mistakes. You are also excellent at understanding new procedures and explaining them to others.

You can remain calm, level-headed and operate effectively in the midst of stressful situations and under multiple or conflicting demands.

You have an extraordinary ability for maintaining accuracy and attention to detail, reporting and recordkeeping, setting goals and creating plans to accomplish the work, as well as monitoring and controlling resources.


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Innovation

You have an extraordinary proficiency for generating creative ideas, out-of-the-box solutions to problems and entrepreneurship.

You excel at anticipating problems and choosing solutions that will avoid trouble before they happen. You are also excellent at making plans that will lead to positive outcomes.

You have an extraordinary disposition for working with abstract ideas and developing unconventional solutions.

You have a strong disposition for being receptive and flexible to different ideas, perspectives, and changing demands.


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Adaptation

You have an extraordinary proficiency for adjusting to changes in the workplace while maintaining a positive demeanor.

You have an ability to deal positively with obstacles and failures, accept criticism and feedback, and use intuition and experience to complement data.

You can remain calm, level-headed and operate effectively in the midst of stressful situations and under multiple or conflicting demands.

You have an extraordinary ability to change your approach to best fit the situation, analyze problems and develop new solutions.

You have a strong ability to learn and apply new skills, adjust effectively to different and changing environments, and smoothly integrate changes into your work habits.

Your Personality

You are...

  • Perseverant, purposeful, ambitious, and achievement oriented
  • Thorough, prudent, systematic and methodical
  • Curious, analytical, reflective, imaginative and creative
  • Likely to be receptive, adaptive, flexible, unconventional, and reflective
  • Introverted and reclusive
  • Docile, easygoing, and accommodating
  • Objective tough-minded, frank and direct with others
  • Good analysing and answering the most complex problems

Professional Advice

Are you in the right career for your personality?

Professionally, you are...

  • Exceptionally well suited to organizations and positions that greatly prioritize accomplishing the highest goals.
  • Exceptionally well suited to positions that place a high value on the quality and precision of work.
  • Exceptionally well suited to positions that will demand continuous learning and imagining new and different ways of doing things.
  • Well suited to organizations and positions that are growing and changing quickly.
  • Exceptionally well suited to organizations and positions that appreciate good listeners that don't waste time on simple chit-chat.
  • Exceptionally well suited to organizations and positions that appreciate team players that support efforts to meet objectives.
  • Exceptionally well suited to organizations and positions that appreciate a high level of frankness and critical thinking.
  • Exceptionally well suited to organizations or positions that need someone competitive to push others to perform at their best.
  • Exceptionally well suited to positions that require analyzing a lot of information and complex situations to choose the best solution.
  • Best suited to positions where social relationships are not important, and where there is frequently space to work alone.

At work, you...

  • Delight in pursuing exceptionally challenging goals and putting forth great effort to attain them.
  • Love being very organized and having a plan.
  • Delight in thinking about abstract ideas and a variety of subjects.
  • Prefer a variety of new and different experiences.
  • Greatly appreciate working in small teams or alone.
  • Greatly prefer letting others take the lead.
  • Greatly prefer being objective, tough-minded and direct with others.
  • Greatly prefer being competitive, dissatisfied with maintaining the status quo or placating others.
  • Are exceptionally capable of learning and using reason to overcome difficult obstacles.

You would be happiest in positions where you will...

  • Be asked to do the impossible and delivery it yesterday, because you enjoy the challenge and are likely to succeed.
  • Be able to focus on completing intricate and complex projects perfectly.
  • Be continuously learning, and pushing for constant improvements.
  • Be able to modify tasks and projects regularly - common in fast growing, changing or new business.
  • Have limited social interactions with different people, colleagues, prospects or clients - seek small teams or opportunities to work alone.
  • Be able to let others lead on tasks and projects.
  • Be valued for often being objective, skeptical, and engage in heated discussions or disagreements.
  • Be valued for often pushing others out of their comfort zone to accomplish goals.
  • Routinely encounter and solve exceptionally complicated problems.
  • Be able to accomplish objectives by working on your own, avoid interpersonal conflict and disagreement, and not have to waste energy impressing management.

Interview & Position Guide

Questions you should ask yourself and your interviewer when interviewing for a new position:

Will the role provide you with the kind of goals that would satisfy you?

You are highly ambitious. If you the goals are not big enough, you are likely to feel dissatisfied.

Will the role prefer tasks get completed fast-yet-imperfectly or slow-yet-perfectly?

You are highly methodical and precise. You are likely to feel disappointed if you cannot finish things at the level and completeness you prefer to attain.

Will the role require investigating and solving a changing array of new problems?

You are highly curious, analytical, and imaginative. If the problems and projects don't regularly change, you are likely to get bored.

Will the role require you to keep continually stepping out of your comfort zone?

You are highly receptive, adaptive, flexible, unconventional, and reflective. You are likely to be dissatified if you aren't expanding your horizons, having new experiences, encountering new ideas, and meeting new people.

Will the role have you regularly interacting with many other people?

You are introverted and reclusive. You are likely to feel drained in roles that will have you continually socializing.

Will the role require you to be in the driver seat and to lead projects?

You have a definite preference to let others take the lead. You are likely to feel uncomfortable and exhausted when you are forced to lead projects.

Will the role let you sympathize with people or will you need to force yourself to be skeptical of others?

You are very tough-minded and objective. When people’s feelings take priority over doing the right thing for a project, then you are likely to feel frustrated.

Will the role allow you to be a team player or will you need to be a competitor/adversary to others or the status quo?

You are highly competitive and aggressive. You are likely to feel frustrated if you must adopt, promote or maintain a teams status quo.

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