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We define professional development as the systematic maintenance, improvement and extending of competency (knowledge, skills and attitudes) and the development of self and personal qualities necessary for the effective execution of professional and technical duties throughout a professional’s working life.

We offer a range of materials with a focus on building individual effectiveness regardless of job classification.  More than training in process and systems, these materials prepare individuals to consider their personal attributes, preferences and contributions and how to align these and develop those required to achieve their professional and personal aspirations.

2.  IntermediatePeople choose to enter certain occupations because they value the rewards they receive from the work they do. Whether it's helping people, making money, or continuing to learn, the values that motivate people to work vary considerably, and no single value appeals to everyone equally. Although you share common values with people from all over the world, you have a value system that is unique to you.

Values are beliefs and behaviours that are important to you that provide you with a sense of usefulness, meaning, and worth.  This inventory will identify those that will bring you a sense of meaning and engagement with your career.

  • Values60 items

  • 6 factors

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 coaching session

2.  IntermediateOne secret to career satisfaction and success is to find an occupation that matches both your interests and your abilities. Recent studies of young adults making a career change found that nearly half of them changed occupations to find a better fit between their skills and interests.

It seems that the two would correlate and that people who were interested in something would also be good at it, but this isn't always the case, as the example above shows. Achieving career success, then, becomes a balancing act between finding work that you enjoy and work at which you excel.

  • Skills & Interests128 items
  • 16 factors
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 coaching session

2.  IntermediateIdentify how satisfied you are with your current career with this free inventory.

Career satisfaction is possible, but it requires you to know what truly motivates you. Many people will tell you that they're unhappy in their current job, but they can't pinpoint why. They talk about being unfulfilled, underutilized, or underpaid. Many will simply say they're "missing something.” More often than not, a lack of job satisfaction is a matter of internal needs not being met--such as a lack of personal growth or a lack of opportunity to be creative--rather than external needs, such as pay or benefits. Thus, achieving job satisfaction is not simply a matter of earning a higher salary (although most of us wouldn't complain) but a matter of discovering the kind of work that matches your values and personality and fulfills all your needs.

  • Career Satisfaction25 items
  • 1 factor
  • 10 minutes
  • 1 coaching session optional ($150.00 GST inclusive)

2.  IntermediateIf you work for someone else now and are considering stepping out on your own or starting your own business, there is a way to measure your readiness for entrepreneurship.  There are specific interests, preferences and behaviors that successful entrepreneurs tend to engage in and certain filters through which they evaluate and respond to business challenges.

Whilst an entrepreneurial mindset can be learned, it is also partly innate. This assessment measures your entrepreneurial inclination, your preparedness and fitness for the challenges of going it alone in buiness.

Entrepreneurial ReadinessThis assessment can help you decide whether self-employment is a viable option for you.

  • 50 Items
  • 50 readiness factors
  • 15 minutes
  • 1 x coaching session

2.  IntermediateThis assessment helps you identify your needs and the extent to which your career does or can fulfill them. Keep in mind that no career-no matter how wonderful-can satisfy every need. If it did, we would never leave work. However, by better defining your needs, you can more easily adapt your current job to meet as many of them as possible-or find a job that will.

  • 40 items
  • Career Needs5 factors
  • 10 minutes
  • 1 coaching session

2.  IntermediateUnderstanding what drives certain characteristic work styles and the perceptions work mates may have of the strengths and shadow sides of these styles contribute to an individual's effectiveness in any team.   This tool will assist you to recognise your own and your work mates' drivers and to play to each other's strengths whilst managing the challenges the differing drivers present.

This inventory will provide you with possible perceptions you team mates might have of your working style.  It can be used for self awareness, team building and other applications where a further perspective on how you work could be useful. In these situations it may be useful to share the results with others.

  •  2Work Style5 items
  • 4 factors
  • 10 minutes
  • 1 coaching session

1. IntroductoryThe following questionnaire is designed to help you identify some of your personal
habits and traits in relation to time management.

  • 27 items
  • 27 factors
  • Priority Management30 minutes
  • 1 online coaching session

3.ProfessionalThe Career Alignment Inventory is based in three key concepts.

1.    People succeed in managing their careers only when they take concrete Initiatives.

2.    Initiatives succeed only when based on specific information about the person and organisation.

3.    Information is available - but only to people who take responsibility for pursuing it.

Career AlignYou can begin addressing these issues by starting with a very simple step: taking the inventory to learn what Initiative you have taken and can take on the five core issues in career development.  Each of these issues translates to a key question you must answer in order to take effective initiative on your career.

3.ProfessionalIn today's competitive and fast-moving business environment, for many organisations change is something which has almost come to be expected. How that change is managed, however, can either enhance or undermine the benefits which the change was originally intended to bring about. For those involved in change management it is important therefore to firstly ensure that change management skills are in place.  This inventory will Identify your Change Manager strengths and areas to focus your development. 

  • Change Manager Competence64 items
  • 4 scales
  • 16 factors
  • 1 coaching session
2.  Intermediate

Multiple Intelligence (MI) theory states that there are at least seven different ways of learning anything and therefore there are "seven intelligences": body/kinesthetic, interpersonal, intra-personal, logical/mathematical, musical/rhythmic, verbal/linguistic and visual/spatial. In addition most all people have the ability to develop skills in each of the intelligences and to learn through these.

  • Learning Styles70 questions
  • 7 dimensions
  • 10-15 minutes to complete
  • 1 online coaching session