If someone gave you an unexpected $100, what would you do with it? Give it to charity? Save it? Splurge on something fun?
We see questions like this in personality quizzes online, and sometimes even when applying for jobs. Your answers are supposed to help others predict your behavior using what’s called psychometrics.
And companies looking to avoid hiring potential problem employees aren’t the only institutions interested in psychometrics. The financial industry might get in on it, too.
What if, instead of a lender checking your credit score, they gave you a personality test?