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Why Should You Use Assessments?

Assessments work because they bring scientific measurement to a variety of criteria including personality characteristics, personal values, thinking and processing, skill proficiency, and work style. A great baseline for improvement.

Nine proven reasons why you should use assessments:

Assessment tools are not always designed to reveal apparent "right" or "wrong" answers. Individuals participate freely because they know they will not pass or fail, but uncover important information about themselves, and increase the likelihood of finding their own personal and professional happiness. A good assessment is designed, in part, to increase awareness of their own tendencies relating to how they interact with others. Our assessment systems come with support materials and action plans to help everyone, new or long-time employees, partners, friends, leaders, management, etc., maximize positive outcomes through building mutually beneficial relationships.

When used in business, quality assessments are flexible and capable of embracing optimization for a complete professional spectrum - customer service, vocational, technical, sales, management or executive needs. It's important for employees to have the necessary skills to demonstrate the attitudes and behaviors that would enable them to succeed within each company's unique environment.

When used in personal and professional relationships, great assessments reveal perceptions and perspectives that can either hinder or enhance our ability to connect, communicate and interact in a way that supports mutual growth and understanding.

For decades, clients that have relied on our assessments recognize that these are powerful resources capable of transforming individual effectiveness, company culture and profitability with uncanny speed. The benefits of using assessments can be profound!

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Improve Hiring and Selection

The right person in the right job is vital. A bad hire is not only costly, but also can be detrimental to an organization. Using assessments, you can identify strengths and potential risks of job applicants before the interview and make thoughtful, scientifically-informed decisions.

Hiring & Selection →

Increase Sales

Teach your sales team powerful behavior observation skills that work, applying them in an effective sales cycle. Help them to see their own sales strengths and development areas, and focus on going from good to great in their interactions with others.

Sales IQ Plus →

Create World-class Leaders

Building a leadership team of forward-thinking, engaging, supportive and effective leaders isn’t always easy, and ensuring they continue to be the best leaders they can be for their teams requires constant awareness and continued focus on honing their skills.

Leadership Effectiveness →

Increase Productivity

Measure performance and identify critical companywide issues. Identify with scientific accuracy the gaps across the organization’s key performance areas: culture, operations, leadership, training, service.

Performance Gap Indicator →

Reduce Employee Turnover

Ensure employees needs and wants are met in a way that increases employee satisfaction, happiness and engagement, and helps them feel like what they are doing makes a difference in a way they value.

Motivators →

Create Connected Teams

Build effective, connected teams in an environment of coachability and transparency by embracing how EIQ and emotional expression impact interpersonal relationships and business success.

Emotional Intelligence →

Model Team Building

Know which styles are going to work best together and what potential conflicts may arise. Build teams based on compatible skills, traits, and styles for maximum efficiency and improved culture.

DISC 360° Assessment →

Make the right, bright decisions

Critical thinking and decision making is a vital success skill. In day-to-day decisions or strategic plans, identifying what risks may exist is essential in building a strong organization capable of innovation and responding effectively to change.

Critical Thinking (HVP) →

Customize Employee Training

Discover how people learn best and tailor training toward their learning style. Target learning styles to make training more effective and "sticky" the first time, reducing costly retraining efforts and lost productivity.

Learning Styles →

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