Getting the Best from Everyone: Using Assessments for Problem-Solving, Coaching and Development

2017 Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: This session will show you how to use assessments to diagnose and solve HR problems and improve the performance of any person or team.

Understanding people and behaviors can be challenging even with a degree in psychology. Fortunately, assessments can help diagnose and solve problems as well as provide coaching and development advice to make top performers even better. You will learn the different types of assessments, how to select the right assessment for a particular situation, how to introduce an assessment to your organization and how to use the results most effectively. You will also receive an assessment selection guide to take with you. By the end of this session, you will be able to:

·         Determine when to use (and not use) assessments for problem-solving and development.

·         Select the most appropriate assessment to achieve your outcome.

·         Understand the strengths, weaknesses and proper use of common assessments such as DISC and Myers-Briggs.

·         Cost-justify and get management approval for using assessments as part of an ongoing
           training and development program.

·         Implement a simple three-step system that will get enthusiastic buy-in.

·         Avoid common pitfalls when introducing assessments to your organization.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:45am to 11:00am

Paul Endress

Paul Endress is an ex-computer programmer and software company founder who is recognized as a true expert in the science and strategy of effective workplace communication.
An inspiring speaker, his step by step strategies and frameworks are based upon a decade of research and have helped tens of thousands HR professionals, individuals, and business executives overcome challenges and become better communicators.
Paul is the author of Communication Styles 2.0 and he has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, and dozens of other leading business publications.
Columbus EF, East Tower, Ballroom Level
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