Measure personality traits that predict top performance. Personality inventories for specific roles like sales and customer service select for candidates who are predisposed to perform well in specific environments.
Other personality tests, such as the big-five, measures dimensions of extraversion, conscientiousness, openness, and agreeableness. These dimensions indicate the extent to which a candidate finds the company of others energizing and will act dutifully with self-discipline, preferring structure over flexibility. The last two dimensions suggest appreciation for unusual ideas and creativity and the tendency toward compassion and cooperativeness with others.