Finding a good assessment to measure curiosity is something I am always looking for. Lots of ways to try and find it, but a true penchent towards curiosity can still be elusive during the hiring process.
Lot’s of probing questions like, asking candidates to explain how they solve problems and what they do when they come across something unexpected is a good start.
Taking personality tests like the MBTI and its ilk is another way.
Giving them a quick research assignment with fairly vague directions and open ended results can also help too.
Reading for fun is also another good indicator.
Whatever it is you do, make sure its something you are probing for.
Of all the data points in HR & Recruitment Analytics, that is the one I care most about.
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