“People have always wanted to find a way to assess someone’s cognitive and emotional traits in an objective way that might give them a sense of: What is this person really ideally suited for?” she says.
So Polli co-founded Pymetrics, which uses to measure things like attention to detail and risk tolerance — factors that she says can help determine a good job fit…
A company called Knack claims to do this by tracking how people play their cellphone games…behind the scenes, Knack is collecting thousands of data points about how I play. Guy Halfteck, the company’s founder and CEO, says gameplay correlates with how people think and work.
“Level of pressure, intensity, level of challenge — we look at all those behaviors,” he says.