Profile International Assessments
Taproot Innovation uses a leading suite of assessment tools with Profiles International. Since 1991 Profiles has delivered over 45,000,000 assessments to 40,000 organizations in 122 countries. The tools provide insights about where the professional stands on a bell curve in areas related to thinking styles, behavioral traits, and occupational interests. They include individual, 360 degree, and team assessments, and can be used to correlate a professional to top performers in a role.
Coaching The Individual
The Profile XT is a total person assesment that reveals consistent, in-depth, and objective insight into an individual’s thinking and reasoning style, relevant behavioral traits and occupational interest. It helps support the highest probability of being successful in a role, and provides practical recommendations for maximizing performance. It also gives your organization consistent language and metrics to support strategic workforce and succession planning, talent management, and reorganization efforts.
Coaching the Leader
The Profile XT leadership assessment is a tool designed to illuminate an executive's potential and his/her approach to confronting challenges while achieving excellence in leadership by predicting how characteristics will manifest in behaviors. Great leaders aspire to be as effective as possible in the myriad situations they encounter as they seek to make decisions, drive change and advance the organizational goals that stakeholders expect. Becoming aware of strengths to hone, and potential challenges to address is the first step a coach takes as the client seeks to develop and refine leadership skills.
Coaching the Manager
Profiles Managerial Fit is a manager assessment that measures critical workplace compatibility factors between the manager and employee(2) to determine managerial fit. Understanding the dynamics of the supervisor-subordinate relationships helps managers work more effectively with each employee. Profiles Managerial Fit can help identify where perspectives between manager and subordinate are similar and where they differ. Profiles Managerial Fit offers an in-depth look at one’s approach to learning and measures 6 Critical Dimensions of compatibility with their manager.