PeopleKeys Behavioral Assessments

PeopleKeys offers a variety of behavioral assessments. These can be used in combination with each other or as stand-alone profiling tools. Below is a description of each. If you have any questions about which profiling tool is best for you and your needs, please contact PeopleKeys with your questions.

The DISC Assessment

What does this assessment measure?

This Personality Style assessment measures the four quadrants of a person’s personality. The results can show us one’s predictable behaviors, style of communication, preferred environments, reactions to conflict, and more.

The four quadrants of personality:

  • Dominance – Direct, Decision Makers, Like to Control Situations
  • Influence – Outgoing, Optimistic, Like to be the Center of Attention
  • Steadiness – Stable, Reliable, Consistent, Like to be Safe & Secure
  • Compliance – Organized, Detail-Oriented, Creative, Like to be Correct

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What are the applications of the DISC profiling tool?

The DISC Assessment is one of the most versatile assessments available. It can be applied to business for purposes, such as hiring, team building, leadership development, sales training, conflict resolution, stress management, and increasing communication and productivity. The DISC assessment can also be applied to areas such as education, for purposes such as career guidance, bully prevention, goal setting, and a better understanding of strengths and potential limitations. Other applications include personal growth and applications to ministry or non-profit organizations.

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What online products include the DISC Assessment?

The Thinking Styles Assessment

What does this assessment measure?

The Thinking Style assessment measures five identifiable thinking styles that one may display. This assessment can be applied for individual understanding or to identify thinking styles amongst a group or team.

The five thinking styles are:

  • Theorist
    • The Theorist comes up with new ideas and guides the direction of thought and possibly action in the group. This person thinks, “What are we doing, and where are we going?”
  • Executor
    • The Executor is a doer and an accomplisher. They think, ”What do I need to do towards completing this task?”
  • Analyst
    • The Analyst looks at the plan, the information and the steps to completion and questions whether it is correct, accurate, and making logical sense. This person thinks, “Are we doing the right thing?”
  • Manager
    • The Manager leads people, creates groups and teams that are in harmony and oversees the process towards execution. They think, “Who is doing what? What overall milestones have we accomplished? Are we on track?”
  • Strategist
    • The Strategist takes ideas and creates a strategy for execution. This person thinks “How will we accomplish that? What are all the steps and pieces?”

What are the applications of this profiling tool?

The Thinking Style Assessment is often applied in business circumstances in combination with the DISC and Values Style assessments for a truly 3-dimensional look at a person. This assessment is used most commonly for hiring, team building, and leadership development.

What online products include the Thinking Styles Assessment?

The Values Style Assessment

What does this assessment measure?

The Values Style assessment measures one’s internal motivators. These factors impact our decision-making.

The four values styles are:

  • Loyalty
    • Someone with high loyalty will remain loyal to a person or a system. They will stick with something no matter what and this guides their decision-making.
  • Personal Freedom
    • Someone with high personal freedom cares about his or her own levels of independence and freedom. They like to do things on their terms or with their own set of rules and this guides their decision-making.
  • Equality
    • Someone with high equality expects that everyone will be treated the same, with the same set of rules and benefits at all times. This value guides their decision-making.
  • Justice
    • Someone with high justice is willing to compromise in the moment and use different sets of rules for different people as long as the end-result is accomplished and this guides their decision-making.

What are the applications of this profiling tool?

The Values Style assessment is often applied in business circumstances in combination with the DISC and Thinking Style assessments for a truly 3-dimensional look at a person. This assessment is used most commonly for hiring, team building, and leadership development.

What online products include the Values Style Assessment?

The Perceptual Assessment

What does this assessment measure?

The Perceptual Assessment measures how one receives information, also known as a learning style.

The three learning styles are:

  • Visual – A visual learner best receives information by seeing it.
  • Auditory – An auditory learner best receives information by hearing it.
  • Kinesthetic – A kinesthetic learner best receives information by doing it.

What are the applications of this profiling tool?

This tool is primarily used with students for the purposes of improving study skills and ultimately increasing GPA. It’s very beneficial not only for a student to understand this information, but also for teachers, tutors, and parents.

What online products include the Perceptual Assessment?

  • Student Strengths Report (DISC, Perceptual, Cognitive)
  • The Perceptual Style Report

The Cognitive Assessment

What does this assessment measure?

The Cognitive Assessment measures how one processes information, also known as a thinking style.

The four cognitive styles are:

  • Literal – Thinks in the concrete, not the abstract.
  • Intuitive – Thinks based off of instincts and gut feelings.
  • Theoretical – Thinks in abstract and theoretical concepts.
  • Experiential – Thinks based off of what they know through experience.

What are the applications of this profiling tool?

This tool is primarily used with students for the purposes of improving study skills and ultimately increasing GPA. It’s very beneficial not only for a student to understand this information, but also for teachers, tutors, and parents.

What online products include the Cognitive Assessment?