The Big Five personality framework is well-validated across cultures and popular with researchers, although it’s not as well known at the Myers Briggs. The five factors of personality that emerge with some consistency are
Openness to experience
Looking over this list, you can see why the Big Five hasn’t caught on with HR departments. The terms don’t look value-neutral. If you administer the Myers Briggs and report that someone came out as an INTJ or an ESFP, great! Neither one sounds better or worse than the other. But who wants to tell someone they tested as neurotic and disagreeable?
One dimension that the Big Five has in common with the more popular Myers Briggs is introversion vs. extroversion.
Psychologist Jeremy Dean has posted one-minute measures of introversion and neuroticism, with more to come.
Try it out!