Effective leadership is often the difference between organizational failure and success. You depend on your leaders to make critical tactical decisions, respond to market trends, and set strategic vision.
Instead of following “your gut feeling”, let decades’ worth of personality research be an objective foundation for talent decisions to evaluate your top candidates with confidence. And once you’ve selected your hire:
Whether you are identifying internal talent or acquiring external talent, the beauty of personality tests is that they put everyone on a level playing field.Talk to our Leadership Skills Assessment experts
Skills Assessments provide an in-depth look at a leader’s performance capabilities, challenges, and core drivers. They also help:
Minimize Staff Turnover
Create a Strong Culture
Personality tests play a critical and unbiased role in the hiring process because they provide insight regarding the candidate’s fit and likelihood of success in the job.
They can be implemented at any point during the hiring process—from initial applicant screening to final candidate evaluation but should be just one of multiple data points used in the decision making process.
Scientifically validated personality tests improve hiring quality by ensuring that organizations hire candidates whose unique personality characteristics match those desired for the role and company’s culture.Let us address your leadership talent challenges
Kathryn is an accomplished Executive Search professional with extensive experience in placing diverse senior-level and C-suite leaders in highly matrixed and complex organizations across many geographies.
In her role as Head of Delivery, she partners with key clients to guide them toward appointments that will transform their business and secure their future. Through global collaboration and exceptional functional and industry expertise, together with her team, she delivers Executive Search, Leadership Skills Assessment and Succession, and Diversity Strategy services.
Kathryn’s passion for building high-performing and diverse senior-level teams makes her a highly effective and Trusted Executive Search Adviser to many leading firms around the world.
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Hogan’s personality assessments have been validated in countries all over the globe. This means their personality and performance metrics integrate different cultural norms and personality traits. They measure:
Potential Report: How others see us is rarely how we see ourselves. The Potential report focuses on seven dimensions of personality to explain how others would describe a leader’s everyday behavior and approach to work.
Challenge Report: When a leader is faced with stress or pressure, personality characteristics that might otherwise be strengths emerge as weaknesses. The Challenge report is designed to identify career-derailing behaviors that can interfere with building a cohesive and high-performing team.
Values Report: Our core values drive our behavior, aspirations, and expectations, and they determine leadership style, unconscious biases, and alignment with organizational culture. The Values report shines light on the type of work environment the leader will create.Discover the DNA of your leadership team
There are many reasons why Pacific International is Xylem’s go-to partner for senior-level business-critical roles: they treat every engagement with utmost importance and execute them with diligence and care which results in transformational and diverse talent joining our company globally. I am glad that we have them as a trusted adviser and premier talent acquisition and executive search partner for Xylem globally and I am looking forward to an ongoing successful cooperation.
Our experience with Pacific was very positive and unique. Senior and complex roles in a specific niche seems to be just another day for them. Their process is very thorough and all candidates we have been presented with were relevant and suitable to the role. No time wasted, fast search and turn around. An Executive Search that initially seemed to be hard, painful and long, turned out to be pleasant, fast and successful with them. I’m very satisfied with their support and looking forward to working with Pacific again.
I had the pleasure and privilege of working with Pacific International Executive Search on many projects and I can confidently say they are a fantastic trusted talent acquisition partner.
I want to highlight their relentless commitment and ownership in making sure everything is aligned, information is accurate, and deadlines are achieved. The team’s transparent communication throughout the whole process and unquestionable technical ability are a great combination that guarantees success.