Activity: The Multi-Patriate Character Fit

Should you consider a global career? Answer the questions below to discover if you have the personality that might make you successful in a globe-trotting career. Answer each question (from 1 = Low or disagree never to 5 = yes or strongly agree), then click Submit.

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Openness

My friends are all very different. 1 2 3 4 5
I really enjoy talking to all kinds of people. 1 2 3 4 5
People say I have friends all over the world. 1 2 3 4 5

Empathy

The deep feeling of others affect me deeply, too. 1 2 3 4 5
It makes me sad to see or hear of others’ suffering. 1 2 3 4 5
People often say I care too much about others. 1 2 3 4 5

Positivity

The brighter side of life always attracts me. 1 2 3 4 5
I can often find the upside in the most extreme situations. 1 2 3 4 5
When traveling to far-off places I feel very excited. 1 2 3 4 5

Altruism

I really enjoy helping other people who need me. 1 2 3 4 5
I have given my last penny to somebody who needed it. 1 2 3 4 5
The vast majority of people in this world seek goodness. 1 2 3 4 5

Confident

I am very capable when compared with others. 1 2 3 4 5
People say I seem to overcome obstacles easily. 1 2 3 4 5
When facing tough situations, I know there is a way through. 1 2 3 4 5

Flexibility

At work or traveling I can just go with the flow. 1 2 3 4 5
I love finding new ways to do new things. 1 2 3 4 5
Change always seems to energize me. 1 2 3 4 5

Team

One person can make a real difference. 1 2 3 4 5
Two minds are always greater than one. 1 2 3 4 5
I always make time to be with people. 1 2 3 4 5

Work

Work helps me to meet more people quickly. 1 2 3 4 5
Compared with other things, work is extremely important to me. 1 2 3 4 5
I find that in new places I work better than in familiar ones. 1 2 3 4 5

Curiosity

I really enjoy traveling to experience unusual situations. 1 2 3 4 5
My friends say I have always shown interest in how others live. 1 2 3 4 5
People I meet in new places often say I ask a lot of questions. 1 2 3 4 5

Learning

Every new experience teaches me something. 1 2 3 4 5
There are so many things to learn in new places, I often run out of time. 1 2 3 4 5
Whenever I go I know I will learn totally new ways of looking at things. 1 2 3 4 5

Imagination

People say I have the unusual habit of looking to the future. 1 2 3 4 5
Everywhere I go I seem to understand things more than others. 1 2 3 4 5
I’m always coming up with new ways of doing things. 1 2 3 4 5

Resilience

People say I’m emotionally pretty tough. 1 2 3 4 5
I just seem to bounce back even when I’ve made a mistake. 1 2 3 4 5
In new places I know I can work through any new pressures. 1 2 3 4 5