16-PF can be used, among other applications, for identifying personalities, which fit specific profiles for occupational applications.
It includes a list of just over 100 statements on a self-scoring sheet. In completing 16-PF, it is simply a case of choosing between two statements given, with the option also to choose a midway answer. Thus there are three options to each statement.
It examines personality factors, and is also useful for analyzing stress levels and anxiety. The second order factors can be looked at in more detail, and males and females can be scored slightly differently.