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MYERS BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR VS THE PREDICTIVE INDEX

Want alternatives to MBTI personality testing? Go with The Predictive Index

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator has long been used to help understand work and communication styles, as well as decision-making, leadership tendencies, and conflict potential. 

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MBTI vs The Predictive Index

Where Meyers-Briggs testing may provide some insight into an individual’s communication or decision-making skills, it offers those insights in a vacuum.

PI, used within the context of other behavioral data and hiring criteria, helps you assess and understand not only how an individual might fit in a role, but also how they might impact existing team dynamics. It promotes self-awareness for you, your team, and throughout your organization.

How do MBTI & The Predictive Index compare?

Validated for use in hiring
Powered by actionable software
Measures cognitive ability
Supports the full employee lifecycle
Offers customizable job targets
Includes custom interview guides
Provides expert consulting services
Supports team development

Why choose The Predictive Index?

The Predictive Index measures something even more innate than a candidate’s skills—and that’s the person themself. Learn exactly how your candidate is wired and whether they’ll be a strong behavioral and cognitive fit for a role. PI accomplishes what MBTI promises, in minutes.

PI also comes with built-in benchmark data and custom interview questions, so you can hire quickly and confidently.

PI helps you predict workplace success.

How, exactly? The secret lies in our science. For 65 years, industrial and organizational psychologists have honed the PI Behavioral Assessment to be short, intuitive, and—above all else—accurate. It’s the reason why our clients trust us. To date, 37.5 million assessments have been sent worldwide.

Here is what our clients are saying about us

Jim Koch | Founder & Chairman of Boston Beer Company

We’ve been using it for 30 years. We don’t hire anybody without looking at their PI [Behavioral Assessment results].

Tracie Sponenberg | Chief People Officer, The Granite Group

PI allows us to have insight into our team’s natural behavioral tendencies, so we can see what roles might be a good fit for them.