Sample Spotlight Report.

Understanding a person’s natural traits and talents is critical to relationship building. Spotlight Reports allow you to get to know a person outside a job’s specific requirements. Spotlight Interview Guides help assess culture fit and facilitate employee development.

This report describes Elizabeth's unique combination of behavioral traits. All traits have beneficial aspects, regardless of intensity, so there are no good or bad combinations.

The chart below shows Elizabeth's assessment results as compared to the general adult working population. Each measurement's distance from the center of the chart describes the intensity of the trait.

Personality Traits


Adaptability
rating for adaptability
Assertiveness
rating for assertiveness
Intensity
rating for intensity
Optimism
rating for optimism
Responsiveness
rating for responsiveness
Sociability
rating for sociability
Structure
rating for structure

Talent Traits


Logical Problem Solving
rating for logical problem solving
Rapid Problem Solving
rating for rapid problem solving
Spatial Visualization
rating for spatial visualization
Vocabulary
rating for vocabulary

Strengths

This section describes Elizabeth's unique talent and personality traits. Each trait impacts how she relates to others and to the world around her.

Adaptability
rating for adaptability

Elizabeth will normally make her own decisions on the basis of solid evidence and objective thinking. She will not make concessions on important issues just to placate or accommodate others.

Assertiveness
rating for assertiveness

Elizabeth can be fairly assertive and decisive in situations that are structured and where rules and regulations are clear. She often prefers to go "by the book" and depends on being correct in order to exercise her authority and meet designated standards.

Intensity
rating for intensity

Elizabeth has a very high level of emotional intensity at work which can spur her to take action. When frustrated or committed to a cause or direction, she responds with a great deal of energy.

Logical Problem Solving
rating for logical problem solving

Elizabeth is a good logical problem solver when the situation demands. She is able to slow down and tackle more complex issues by taking them apart and thinking through the elements logically.

Optimism
rating for optimism

Elizabeth is not outwardly effusive or gregarious and tends to maintain a healthy skepticism in her approach and outlook. She has the ability to visualize things and anticipate what might go wrong or may not turn out as planned.

Rapid Problem Solving
rating for rapid problem solving

Elizabeth reaches conclusions quickly and likes dealing with a lot of new issues every day. She is intuitive in her approach, and she can easily tackle one problem and then move rapidly to the next.

Responsiveness
rating for responsiveness

Elizabeth is responsive and quick to react. She has a natural preference for variety and change, and she is often impatient to complete work. She will want to prioritize and organize her tasks in order to be most effective.

Sociability
rating for sociability

Elizabeth is analytical and introspective, and she tends to assess people and social situations with a certain degree of reservation. She likes time to gather information and to calculate her social initiatives. She is at her best socially when she is fully aware of the expectations and needs of others and has confidence she can satisfy them.

Spatial Visualization
rating for spatial visualization

Elizabeth should be able to use technology solutions to solve problems, although it may not come naturally to her. She can follow directions and instructions regarding technology and machinery. She has a basic ability to visualize how systems work.

Structure
rating for structure

Elizabeth's very strong structure orientation can be valuable in the right job. She tends to be steadfast in her efforts to attend to details and accuracy and to conscientiously meet quality control standards. She is not inclined to bend the rules or to take short cuts.

Vocabulary
rating for vocabulary

Elizabeth retains information and is able to use learned ideas to solve new problems. She can readily understand most concepts in the workplace. She is interested in learning and new ideas. She has the ability to pick up on some nuance of communication.


Descriptive Review

Elizabeth's traits do not exist in isolation of each other. Each trait impacts the others. This section provides an integrated view of Elizabeth.

Elizabeth works best in a position that has clear-cut guidelines. She is assertive and fast-paced in her work, especially when dealing with task-based activities. She is aggressive, persistent, and able to take initiative. She may not be as forceful when dealing with people since she prefers to focus on getting a job done rather than controlling others. She is a highly responsive individual who needs a variety of opportunities for outward expression. She tends to be restless if confined and will grow impatient with one-dimensional work. Although she likes a fast pace, she also likes to feel in control of her environment and be correct when expressing herself. The pace of work may feel somewhat slow to her at times.

She can be adaptable and considerate of normal standards and expectations, but she bases her actions on reason rather than people's opinions. She will not make concessions on important issues just to satisfy others. She prefers a well-ordered work environment but is capable of creating her own structure if none is provided. She is attentive to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness and is generally organized in her work approach. She is low-key and thoughtful in her approach to social influence and persuasion. She is not motivated by a strong need for social dominance or control.

Elizabeth has an appropriate degree of interest in people, especially those with whom is familiar. She will be purposeful in seeking out new relationships. She tends to have a skeptical outlook and often worries about potential obstacles and problems. She may not be as naturally optimistic as would be useful in this job. Her critical eye could cause her to dwell more on perceived or potential problems than is necessary. She has a very high level of emotional intensity when dealing with difficulty or problems. When frustrated, she responds with a great deal of energy.

She solves problems quickly and likes to have multiple problems and challenges at work. She is also able to think through larger, more complex problems when necessary.

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