Powers Resource Center

Hiring the right person for the job just got easier.

About Us

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Tara Powers M.S. CEO, Powers Resource Center

Whether you’re a fast-growing start-up or a global company, odds are you have underutilized leaders in your organization. For over 20 years, we’ve been on a crusade to uncover and develop hidden potential in the workplace. Our success with more than 200 companies and 15,000 leaders has taught us how to achieve the impact that Executives want and inspire higher levels of clarity, communication and happiness in the process.

Our broad industry experience spans fast growth start-ups, government, healthcare, science, education, finance, media, marketing and consumer products. We travel internationally to speak on vital topics such as the effectiveness of virtual teams, women in leadership, building a strong leadership pipeline and practical strategies for creating healthy organizations.

Year after year, PRC’s leadership programs are recognized as a Top Leadership 500 Award winner by HR.com. We are honored to judge for the prestigious Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards and continue to be acknowledged by Wiley as a Top 10% assessment solution provider world-wide.

Testimonials For Powers Resource Center

  • I continue to work with PRC because of their remarkable commitment to supporting our initiatives and rollouts. They are by far the best partner we’ve had.

  • Tara, what a gift you are to others. I appreciated greatly your deep listening to where the team is at, my awareness of my leadership and its impact and the journey we are on. You designed the right focus and an experience that mattered. You created conditions of support and the opportunity for each of us in a loving, compassionate way.

  • The training materials have been wonderful for my team! We’ve been able to incorporate our new training methodology that involves a lot of our agents, and uses an online media format in addition to one-on-one training with a mentor, due to the training materials available.



  • Comprehensive Selection Report

    Is the candidate a good fit? This powerful report helps you make smarter hiring decisions with confidence. The Comprehensive Selection Report is the primary report used for candidate selection. Providing a thorough view of candidate data, the report focuses on Candidate Fit, Performance Model, and Interview Questions. These three areas equip you with the data to determine if a candidate is a good fit for the job.

    With the Comprehensive Selection Report, you can:
    See at a glance how the candidate performed on the three sections of the assessment: Thinking Style, Behavioral Traits, and Interests.
    Compare the candidate against a Performance Model for the position you’re trying to fill.
    Access tailored Interview Questions and tips on “what to listen for” based on the candidate’s assessment results.

  • Multiple Positions Report

    Which positions might be best for a particular individual? Compare a candidate or employee to multiple jobs in your organization with this report. This report is useful for both selection and development. The report shows how aligned an individual is to different positions in the organization.

    Use the Multiple Positions Report to:
    -Find the best position for a candidate by comparing him or her to several open positions in your organization.
    -Understand how current employees align with other positions in the organization and help prepare them for future roles within the organization.

  • Multiple Candidates Report

    Make hiring decisions with ease. A helpful tool in the selection process, this report allows you to compare multiple candidates for a single position.

    The Multiple Candidates Report helps to:
    -Easily compare the Thinking Style, Behavioral Traits, and Interests of multiple candidates on one document.
    -Compare the fit percentages for each candidate against the same position’s Performance Model.

  • Performance Model Report

    Understand the range of scores and behaviors for the position you’re trying to fill. Learn about the ideal candidate for that role. Hiring can be difficult if you don’t know exactly what you’re hiring for! The

    Performance Model Report helps you:
    -Understand the range of scores typical for success in the position you are trying to fill.
    -Gain insight into the ideal candidate for the role.

  • Team Report

    See how a potential candidate fits an existing team, or address your current team’s dynamics and strengths. The Team Report is a powerful tool for onboarding, development, and selection.

    This report will help you:
    -Gain insight into team culture and address your team’s dynamics.
    -Uncover how a new employee might impact a team.

  • Manager-Employee Report

    Help managers discover how they can work more effectively with their employees. A strong relationship between a manager and employee can make a big difference in the workplace.

    The Manager-Employee Report helps managers:
    -Start off on the right foot with new employees or improve relationships with current employees.
    -Build an understanding of how they approach the job of supervising others and how an employee prefers to be managed.

  • Individual's Feedback Report

    Candidates can learn from PXT Select™, too! This narrative report doesn’t reveal scores and is perfectly safe to share with applicants. Sharing feedback with a candidate can be a great addition to the selection process.

    The Individual’s Feedback Report provides:
    -An explanation of what the PXT Select assessment measures.
    -An interpretation of the candidate’s results, describing Thinking Style, Behavioral Traits, and Interests.

  • Individual's Graph

    Are you more of a visual person? The graph illustrates a candidate’s results that you can view at a glance.

    The Individual’s Graph provides:
    -The candidate’s placement on the Thinking Style and Behavioral Traits scales.
    -A list of the candidate’s Interests ranked from highest to lowest.

  • Coaching Report

    Wish you had coaching advice tailored to each employee? This report gives you exactly that and more! Coaching and developing across an organization can be challenging.

    The Coaching Report equips with you tailored tips to:
    -Coach a new employee to his or her full potential.
    -Help current employees identify their challenges and improve job performance.