In today’s competitive job market, understanding and harnessing your unique strengths can be a game-changer for career growth and fulfillment. You can use strengths assessments to advance your career by gaining valuable insights into your unique abilities, talents, and characteristics.
Among the many assessment tools available, the SDI (Strengths Deployment Inventory) Core Strengths Assessment stands out, as it focuses on Relationship Intelligence (RI) and provides valuable insights into your communication and relationship-building abilities. This assessment unveils your unique communication style and interpersonal preferences, giving you a deeper understanding of yourself and how you interact with others.
Taking an assessment is one thing, but to fully realize the potential you need to take the following steps:
Reflect on your results
Take time to reflect on your assessment results and gain deeper self-awareness. Understand how your strengths align with your career aspirations and identify areas where you can further develop and refine your strengths.
The SDI assessment offered through the Talent Strategy Collection provides a feedback session with a certified facilitator who will help you to jump-start this step!
Create an action plan
Develop an action plan to leverage your strengths effectively. Set specific goals and identify strategies and resources to continue learning how to utilize your strengths to the best of your ability. Consider seeking mentorship, training programs, or coaching to support your growth journey.
A career coach can work with you to take your results and create an action plan for success!
Incorporate strengths into your daily practice
Integrate your strengths into your daily life (personal and professional). Practice active listening, seeking feedback, and consciously applying what you’ve learned. It will take effort, but over time, using your strengths will become second nature.
Overcoming Challenges and Adapting
One last note. While strengths assessments highlight your positive attributes, it’s important to recognize areas where you may face challenges. By being aware of these areas, you can take proactive steps to adapt and create relationships effectively. Personal growth is a continuous process, and leveraging your strengths can help you navigate challenges with resilience and determination.
Assessments serve as powerful tools for self-discovery, personal development, and career advancement. Using a strengths assessment will help advance your career by uncovering and leveraging your unique strengths to maximize your potential, create lasting relationships, and experience greater engagement in your work.
Sign up to take an SDI Core Strengths assessment with a feedback session to learn about your strengths, communication style, and best ways to build effective relationships!