Finding Great Talent Begins with a Plan

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  • 1
    Know the job
  • 2
    Know the candidate
  • 3
    Know the fit
  • 4
    Know your people

Step 1: PLAN | Know the Job

Many hiring managers start the selection process without knowing what their ideal candidate looks like. Whether you’re seeking a senior executive, a mid-level manager, an individual contributor, or a salesperson, PXT Select™ helps helps you identify the traits and behaviors required to perform a job successfully.

Our solution helps hiring managers and recruiters align early in the hiring and selection process by defining targets across cognitive traits, behavioral traits, and occupational interests most important to be successful in a position. These targets, also known as performance models, determine the range of scores typical for success in the position you are trying to fill. With these performance models in place, the hiring process is accelerated and the path of employee development is illuminated.

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Performance Model Report

This report presents the range of scores and behaviors for the position you’re trying to fill. The ideal candidate would score within each of the highlighted ranges below the various traits for Thinking Style, Behavioral Traits, and Interests.

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See the full suite of reports on the Resources Page.

Three Options to Build Your Performance Model

  • Replicate Top Performers

    Build custom performance models to leverage key attributes that distinguish top performers in your organization. Easily spot future hires who share common traits with your most successful people so you know exactly what to look for.

  • Custom Models

    No top performers, but still want a custom model? We can help you create models unique to your organization and position.

  • Performance Model Library

    Save time by choosing a model from one of our 150 data-driven industry benchmarks covering thousands of potential roles. You can use as-is or as a starting point for your own custom models.