London, United Kingdom, February 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Strengths Partnership, one of the world’s leading strengths-based leadership and talent assessment, development and coaching companies, today announced that in line with its global expansion plans and following a very successful launch in the US, it is expanding to Ireland.
Strengthscope™ provides a comprehensive measure of an individual’s strengths at work allowing companies to grow individuals by focusing on a strengths-based approach. The Strengthscope™ profiler is enhanced by a range of pragmatic consulting and development solutions to enable individuals to build on their strengths and translate them into success.
The Irish operation will be led by Alex Kotsos, an experienced HR professional based in Dublin. Alex has a wealth of expertise working with international businesses including Facebook, Cable&Wireless, Pfizer James Brook, Co-founder of Strengthscope™, commented: “Strengths Partnership’s solutions and services, including the market-leading Strengthscope assessment system, are ideally suited to the challenges faced by the Irish economy at present as re-energising the workforce through morale-boosting talent and leadership programmes and solutions is a major priority for employers following the recent economic setbacks. By having an operation in Dublin, we will also be able to serve our Irish clients more effectively and efficiently, including running Strengthscope™ accreditation and other training programmes locally.”
“The expansion of Strengths Partnership into Ireland is a very exciting proposition,” commented Kotsos. “This initiative will send a very positive message that companies are keen to invest in the economy and we look forward to working with businesses and individuals to help bring the strengths approach to Ireland, injecting energy and increased growth opportunities to the workplace.”
Strengthscope™ Ireland utilises the Strengthscope™ online assessment tools, and accredited users learn the system through one and two-day training options. Consultants and organisations that would like to become accredited users in Ireland can participate in a series of upcoming training courses.
To register or learn more about Strengthscope™ in Ireland go to www.strengthscope.com.
About Strengths Partnership and Strengthscope™
Strengths Partnership is a premier global player in leadership and talent assessment, development, coaching and consulting.
Strengths Partnership works with its clients to achieve business success and move from good to great through pragmatic solutions that optimise performance. Rather than adopting a conventional approach, Strengths Partnership partners with its clients using its unique Strengths Advantage™ system to boost effectiveness, engagement and performance at every stage of the employee life cycle, from attraction and selection, through leadership and team development to building high-energy, collaborative cultures.
Strengths Partnership is renowned for its Strengthscope™ profiling suite, the most comprehensive suite of assessment products worldwide for measuring strengths and talents and the extent to which these are productively applied at work. Strengthscope™ is a unique and dynamic psychometric tool that gives an account of an individual’s core strengths, how these can be put to better use, and results in feedback that provides a clear and actionable illustration of how they can achieve their personal best. Strengthscope360™ is an extended profiler in the Strengthscope™ product suite and incorporates co-worker and stakeholder feedback, providing a multi-rater feature that gives 360° feedback on how they feel the individual uses their strengths at work. StrengthscopeTeam™ sets a whole new standard in team profiles by helping to build high energy, productive and agile teams. It helps the team leader and team understand not only the strengths each team member brings to the team, but also how well the team applies well-researched team habits productively to translate these strengths into results.
Organisations currently using Strengthscope™ include Genentech, ING Direct, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Tesco, Thermo Fisher Scientific and RBS.
The Strengths Partnership’s key capabilities and expertise include:
Strengths-focused selection and talent assessment, which includes the Strengthscope™ suite of products and the company’s strengths-focused depth interview process, OPAL™, along with custom designed assessment and development centres.
Leadership and high potential development, comprising Strengths accelerator ™ and other leadership development solutions.
STRONG Business Coaching™, helping leaders, managers and key talent optimise their strengths, skills and productive habits.
Peak Performing Teams™, building high energy, productive and agile teams that understand and optimise members' strengths, skills and abilities, allowing an organisation to develop interconnected networks of strong, empowered teams.
High-energy, performance-optimised workplaces, helping organisations to design and implement performance management systems, processes and practices that stretch people’s strengths and raise their contribution, positive energy and confidence.
Working with world-class companies that include Tesco, RBS, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Legal & General, the Strengths Partnership team bring together some of the most experienced business psychologists and talent management consultants working in the area of strengths assessment, development and coaching.
For more information, please visit www.strengthspartnership.com