Better Leadership Hiring with the PXTS Leadership Report
Are you looking for a better leadership hiring process? Have you identified the top six leadership competencies for your organization’s management profile? And how are you evaluating candidates applying for a management position during the selection process? Have the behavioral interview questions you’ve been asking to measure these competencies given you proven success? If not, maybe it’s time for you to try a Leadership Competency assessment designed and validated for selection.
One of the many reports in the PXT Select suite of hiring and selection tools, The PXT Select Leadership Report provides invaluable insight into a candidate’s leadership potential and their approach to meeting leadership challenges. It helps hiring managers understand how a candidate leads by giving insight into how an individual’s cognitive and behavioral traits and interests can affect their potential as a leader. Grounded in validated research and data, the PXT Select Leadership Report elevates the hiring and selection process for leadership positions, and can also be used for onboarding, coaching, and development.
How to Use the Data in the Leadership Report for Hiring and Selection
The report is designed to shed light on a candidate’s leadership potential and provide insight into how they might confront the complexities of a leadership role. It helps hiring managers understand the approach the candidate will bring to guiding their teams and shaping their organization. The PXT Select Leadership Report can be used to hire for all positions and job types at all levels and in a variety of industries where leadership skills are required.
What the PXT Select Leadership Report Measures
The Leadership Report provides narrative information on six distinct Leadership Skills,
- Creating a Vision
- Developing Strategy
- Ensuring Results
- Inspiring Others
- Being Approachable
- Mentoring Others
These six Leadership Skills are partnered in the report with the individual’s various personal attributes (Thinking style, Behavioral traits, and Interests). There are three personal attributes related to each Leadership Skill. The report is designed to be easily and quickly interpreted, including the most in-depth, yet relevant, information possible for each Leadership Skill.
The Leadership Skills are based on a review and revalidation of the original research done on the ProfileXT Leadership Report, and a review of contemporary research and thought leadership in this field from Harvard Business Review and Center for Creative Leadership. Along with all PXT Select reports, The PXT Select Leadership Report is validated for selection as part of the larger PXT Select suite.
Using the Data in the Leadership Report for Leadership Development
The Leadership Report can also be used by managers to gain awareness into strengths and challenges of their leaders or high potentials. Using the actionable data provided, a development plan can be created for individual growth and development. When the time comes to promote individuals, the tailored questions and “Listen For” tips will help managers discern whether or not the desired growth has been achieved.
If you’d like to check it out for yourself, please email or give us a call to request a sample report and give it a try. What do you have to lose? Or better yet, what will this gain you? Better leadership hiring for sure.