The SHL Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ32) is the most widely used measure of behavioural style in the world. The OPQ32 is designed to provide businesses with information on the aspects of an individual’s behavioural style that will impact on their performance at work.


Approximately 25-30 minutes - untimed


A range of languages available


General staff and managers


OPQ32 trained

The OPQ32 is the latest and most comprehensive version of the OPQ. It provides detailed information on 32 specific personality characteristics which underpin performance on key job competencies critical for graduates, managers and experienced hires.

Delivered online using a forced choice format and available in over 30 languages the OPQ32r provides an accessible and accurate measure of personality to assist with recruitment and development decisions. The new question format also means that the survey is shorter taking most a candidates approximately 25-30 minutes to complete.

The OPQ32 uses an ipsative forced choice format:

OPQ32 example question

SHL Psychometric


Getfeedback can provide all 21 report types for the OPQ32 – Sample of some of the more commonly used reports can be found below:

For experienced OPQ users. Provides a summary of the candidate’s scores. To view a sample report click here.

This provides a brief narrative report to be used as a basis for providing written feedback to line managers. Does not include any technical OPQ information such as the profile chart or graphical scales. To view a sample report click here.

Includes profile chart and narrative text and focuses on an individual’s likely way of behaving at work. Can be used as an aid for providing feedback or writing reports. Is structured by profile sections and includes graphical scales. To view a sample report click here

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