Online Quizzes are Here to Stay

As human beings, we’re drawn to sources and research that tells us where our values lie, who we are, and what we need to reach our potential. This can range from checking our horoscopes to using the Myer-Briggs Indicator in the workplace. While some results can be based on stereotypes, for example, finding out which character you’d be on Friends (I’m Ross, always Ross), others are much more complex – like your Myer-Briggs' psychological profile. Either way, these online quizzes do serve a purpose. They get us talking. They give us a reason to openly discuss ourselves, and in terms that are relatable. We retain this information because it’s easier to remember things when they’re linked to strong emotion.

However, if you’re the one creating quizzes in your workplace for a different reason (e.g. for online training that tests knowledge on topics other than oneself), there’s one question you should ask yourself:

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