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DISC Profiling using the Thomas International PPA System

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We have for many years used the Thomas International PPA profiling system, based on DISC. We have a number of clients who use it whenever they recruit staff and we use it ourselves in our own recruitment processes.

Everybody has talent and skills of some form. It is a matter of recruiting the right talent for the job vacancy you have. The right person in the right seat.

Before asking potential recruits to complete the PPA questionnaire, we recommend that you first complete a job profile questionnaire. If you are buying a candidate profile we would not charge you for this job profile. In fact we may well have completed a similar job profile before and can share this with you.

Example:

Here’s an example of how we compared the profile of a candidate with the ‘ideal profile’ specified for a particular job:

Job Profile Accounts Assistant rev

We then invited the candidates to complete an on-line profile (this takes a matter of minutes). Three profiles are produce to reflect behaviour under different conditions.

We then compared the candidate profiles with the job profile:

Candidate 1 border

Oh dear!

This candidate “interviewed” very well but it was clear from the profile that their personality was not suited to the role required. They were not recruited. Interestingly, they also performed badly on the Initial Assessments.

Candidate 2 border

Spot on!

This candidate was recruited and has performed excellently both at work and in their studies. The employer is delighted and the student is buzzing!


We would recommend that you ask candidates to complete the profiling questionnaire prior to the 2nd interview stage, when you have already thinned out the applicants to a list of likely contenders. The questionnaire invitation is sent out by email from the Thomas website and on completion, we generate the reports and forward them to you, to match with the job profile. One of the reports is an Interviewers Guide to assist in the 2nd interview stage.

If you would like to discuss this further do please give us a call on 01392 435349 or complete the enquiry form below and we will get back to you.

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We would recommend that you ask candidates to complete the profiling questionnaire prior to the 2nd interview stage, when you have already thinned out the applicants to a list of likely contenders. The questionnaire invitation is sent out by email from the Thomas website and on completion, we generate the reports and forward them to you, to match with the job profile. One of the reports is an Interviewers Guide to assist in the 2nd interview stage.

If you would like to discuss this further do please give us a call on 01392 435349 or complete the enquiry form below and we will get back to you.

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