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Career Assessments for Organizations

The SkillScan Solution

Give employees a skill roadmap for career planning, job advancement and professional development

The Assessments

SkillScan assessments are available in two online formats. They are designed to offer a self-directed skills assessment for employees at various career stages:

  • Entry level employees planning an initial career path,
  • Tenured employees seeking growth and progression, and
  • Pre-retirees evaluating options in retirement.
Drive

A fast, engaging and comprehensive online skills assessment.

Employees receive a detailed and expansive report of their skills to evaluate roles that optimize their strengths, target professional development activities, and communicate their strengths in performance conversations.

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SkillScan Express: Career Aptitude and Skills Test

An accelerated and streamlined online skills assessment designed for mobile devices.

Employees receive a condensed report of their greatest strengths to enhance career decision making, evaluate and explore opportunities that capitalize on their preferences, and plan professional development strategies.

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Benefits for Employees

Upon completion of the Drive and Express assessments, employees:

  • Acquire a framework for evaluating positions and applying skills to new tasks, job functions and roles
  • Receive a personalized skill roadmap of their strengths for planning job advancement and professional development activities
  • Incorporate skill language to communicate their strengths in coaching conversations, performance plans and interviews

Benefits for Organizations

  • A cost effective and time efficient skills assessment (15 – 20 minutes)
  • A self-directed tool to enhance employee self-awareness and ability to apply results to career objectives
  • Provides a skill taxonomy that aligns with most competency models
  • Works across a wide spectrum of employee classification levels
  • Accessible 24/7 from any location
  • Hosted by SkillScan, eliminating the need for organizational technical support

Validity and Reliability: SkillScan is an intuitive-based, holistic assessment process in which the user makes decisions about his or her skills based on unique life and work experiences, feedback and preferences. The resulting report has high face validity because the results reflect the user's selections.

SkillScan Drive: Career Aptitude and Skills Test

Help employees drive their careers!

Give your employees a comprehensive and streamlined online transferable skills assessment. Within minutes, employees gain critical insights into their unique strengths to assist them:

  • Clarify and leverage their greatest strengths in career and development planning
  • Develop key skills that offer the greatest personal reward
  • Effectively communicate their strengths and preferences in career discussions

Sample Employee Report

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Each employee personalized report includes:

  • Personal Skill Chart – a hierarchical and detailed view of employee strengths and preferences
  • Skill Set Portfolio – a portrait of specific strengths within 4 broad areas of strength
  • Career Guides – a sampling of common career and educational options that optimize strengths
  • Skill Development – a profile of high potential skills the employee enjoys using and wants to develop
  • Strategic Skill Profile – an at-a-glance view of dominant, support and high-potential skills to focus employee attention on key strengths
  • Next Steps – personalized career development strategies for Launchers – entry level employees planning their next steps, Transitioners - exploring lateral moves, Advancers - seeking to progress in their careers, and Retirees - planning post-company options

Reading Level: 9th grade reading level

Time to Complete: Allow 15 - 20 minutes

Technical Requirements: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge Browser

Purchasing Options: Organizations can purchase a yearly site license or grantable uses


SkillScan Express: Career Aptitude and Skills Test

SkillScan Express is an accelerated online skills assessment that provides employees with a concise profile of their transferable skills and preferences for:

  • Identifying satisfying tasks, roles and career options.
  • Developing high potential skills,
  • Preparing a skill development plan, and
  • Communicating strengths in career development conversations.

Sample Employee Report

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Each full-color report is designed to work on mobile devices and includes:

  • Your Skill Summary – overview of 4 skill categories, individual skills and skill sets
  • Your Skill Set Profile – a summary of 6 skill sets – specialized strengths to enhance personal clarity
  • Your High Potential Skills – moderate proficiency and high enjoyment skills to consider for development
  • Your Top Career Matches – career and educational options that capitalize on employee greatest strengths
  • Your Next Steps and Resources – a roadmap of exercises and resources for supporting all stages of the career development process.

Reading Level: 9th grade reading level

Time to Complete Assessment: Allow 10 - 15 minutes - Express was designed to work on mobile devices

Technical Requirements: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge Browser

Purchasing Options: Organizations can purchase a yearly site license or grantable uses

See what our users are saying...

Career Driver Online is an excellent tool that helped me to carefully think about my skills and strengths and career preferences. The cards look very user-friendly. I enjoyed the experience of going through the assessment. The scanning process is a great initial step for serious self-improvement. The report gave me a good guideline for further self- improvement.