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Self-Assessments

Increasing Awareness

One way to grow is by building awareness through self-assessments that can offer insights into patterns, behaviors, strengths and opportunities.

Self-awareness can improve our judgement, helping us leverage our strengths and seek support in areas that aren't as developed.  It can help you identify situations in which you'll be most effective and can point out blindspots.

A sampling of self-assessments focused on essential competencies and leadership are highlighted here. Take these assessments periodically and review the results together with your manager. Or you can reach out to your HR partner to discuss.

Rank different aspects of work that represent six underlying work values. Knowing your work values can help you decide what kinds of jobs and careers you might want to explore.

Emotional Intelligence, often referred to as EQ, can be defined as the ability to recognize, evaluate and regulate your own emotions and emotions of those around you. EQ, unlike IQ, can be developed so take this assessment periodically to gauge your development.

Effective communication skills are critical for success in the workplace. Find out about the different stages of the communication process and your related strengths and opportunities.

We all have influencing skills, but how effective are we?  This assessment has more complicated questions and takes a bit more time, but if you are interested in improving how you influence others, take it and you’ll learn from it.

How would you describe your leadership "style?" It's is a simplified view of leadership in that it speaks to only four leadership styles, but as an initial assessment, it is valuable.

What are some essential characteristics of a strong leader and how can you develop them? This site dives a bit deeper to assess your skills at leadership. It provides a number of additional links to further development in areas in which you may want to improve.