Sample Hiring Profile.

The chart below describes the key talents and personality traits of a person matching the Sales job at Eastpoint.

An example of a hiring profile for a sales position


High Impact Traits

Assertiveness - The target for this trait is medium high. People in this range are assertive and results-driven individuals who enjoy taking action. They are decisive and competitive, and they prefer a direct approach to getting things done.

Logical Problem Solving - The target for this trait is medium high. People in this range have a good ability to solve complex problems logically. They are able to pull difficult issues apart to deal with the components one by one. They like being able to think through a problem or solution in order to present it carefully and logically to others.

Vocabulary - The target for this trait is high. People in this range learn easily and quickly from their environments. They pick up new information readily and learn rapidly when circumstances change. They typically make use of a wide range of acquired experience and knowledge in making decisions, deciding on a course of action or adjusting to a changed environment as needed.


Medium Impact Traits

Rapid Problem Solving - The target for this trait is medium high. People in this range can solve problems in rapid succession using a quick, intuitive approach. They like to have new issues to deal with every day. They can typically handle smaller issues quickly and move on to the next one without pausing.

Responsiveness - The target for this trait is medium high. People in this range are responsive and quick in their reactions. They are naturally fast-moving and action-oriented, and they tend to operate with a sense of urgency. They tend to be dissatisfied with slow-moving environments.

Spatial Visualization - The target for this trait is high. People in this range are able think about and visualize complex systems. They are able to deal with problems in which there are multiple variables that are constantly changing. They can mentally manipulate variables in complex models to understand what will happen when something changes.


Low Impact Traits

Sociability - The target for this trait is medium. People in this range are friendly and self assured in their dealings with others. They tend to be well-liked because of their easygoing style and comfortable demeanor. They strive to cultivate trust and goodwill through effective communication and reasonable compromise.

Structure - The target for this trait is medium. People in this range are most productive in jobs that provide a moderate level of structure. However, they are not dependent on step-by-step direction and prefer to have some latitude and flexibility in developing work strategies.

Intensity - The target for this trait is medium high. People in this range like to deal directly and energetically with obstacles at work. They feel a strong emotional drive to overcome difficulties and develop solutions when problems arise.

Adaptability - The target for this trait is medium. People in this range are concerned about doing what is correct according to accepted standards. They will typically be fair and consistent, but they will not compromise on important issues.

Optimism - The target for this trait is medium. People in this range are generally friendly and have a positive attitude toward others. They tend to take people and situations at face value unless there is some reason to be skeptical.

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