Contemplating a Career Change?
Dec11

Contemplating a Career Change?

If you are thinking about a career change – you are not alone. There are many reasons why you may be thinking about that career change: You are in a dead-end job You hate or dislike your job You are ready to retire and want to finally do something that makes you excited every day Someone one you care about is lost and needs some help to find their passion and direction There are so many choices when considering a career change...

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Using the Benchmarks® Assessment for Leadership Development

One of the assessments I use in leadership development is Benchmarks® from the Center for Creative Leadership. Benchmarks® is a 360° assessment that allows up to five groups to rate you on a number of leadership competencies. The typical groups selected include your boss, peers and direct reports. You, of course are able to assess yourself against the same group of questions. Benchmarks® assesses major competencies required in...

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How to introduce an assessment to the team

As a team leader, consider using assessments to give insight into how your team works and what kind of adjustments you or the team needs to make to be more effective. However, the team members might be suspicious about what you are going to do with their assessment results. Members of the team may be thinking – are you going to use the assessment findings against them? Why do you need this information? There is a right and wrong...

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Using Strong Interest Inventory for Career Decisions
Feb27

Using Strong Interest Inventory for Career Decisions

The Strong Interest Inventory is an assessment that I use with my career coaching clients, especially for career exploration and validation. The kinds of decisions you might be contemplating are: Assessing your career choice – are you in the right field, company or role? Thinking about moving into a new or second career Identifying what might may be wrong about your job or career environment Unfocused on what you want to do...

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The HBDI Question Series: Part 1
Feb16

The HBDI Question Series: Part 1

Do you have questions about the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI)? This HBDI series answer some of the basics about the HBDI assessment, the process, interpretation and what the benefits are if you take the HBDI. What is the HBDI? The HBDI is an assessment that measure thinking preferences. Your thinking preferences are not based in psychology, your HBDI preferences are tied to your physiological makeup – more...

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Familiar with Psychometric Assessments? Take the Survey

5 Minute Survey on Psychometric Assessments I have a special request from a couple of assessment experts (details below) who are conducting research on psychometric assessments to measure the awareness and usage of certain psychometric instruments. The five minute survey will help them tremendously (no personal information collected), click on the following link to take the survey today! Survey ends on Thursday, September 20, 2011....

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