If you have been keen enough, we have begun a new journey of consistently engaging our audience with HR related content on all our social media platforms – Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. This is our first blog article that captures in a summary what we’ve been talking about this week.

Our thematic subject last week was about Personal Development Analysis (PDA), the new and internationally recognized tool that helps companies and individuals assess the job profiles of candidates. PDA is a scientifically validated behavioral assessment tool which improves the selection and development of organisational talent

The main uses of PDA are for recruitment, training needs analysis etc

PDA gives you an overview of an individual’s:
• Leadership style.
• Decision-making style.
• How to lead this person to success.
• Persuasive skills.
• Analytical skills.
• Sales skills.
• Motivation and energy level.
• Emotional Intelligence (Self Control).
• Strengths and developmental areas.
• Compatibility with specific job outputs and competencies.

PDA fits into all areas and applications of Human Capital. With the PDA assessment tool, you will be able to…
• Hire the most suitable people for each Job
• Team up the best talent
• Develop leadership skills
• Select the best career path for executives and professionals
• Identify employees’ and team’s areas of strength and areas for improvement

Who uses PDA?
a) Small and Big Organizations who want to utilize behavioural information of employees to achieve higher productivity and create high performing teams thus allowing small companies to grow big and create a niche in the market, while big companies solidify their market position, and even grow bigger and better. This tool is used widely by leading companies ranked “Great Place to Work.”
b) Individual People who want to understand their strengths and developmental areas in order to improve their job/career prospects, current and future job performance and relationships with subordinates, colleagues and superiors.

In Kenya, Virtual HR services is the officially accredited company by PDA international to use these tools. Get in touch with us for support. We have something interesting this week. Keep an eye on our social media platforms for more. Wishing you a lovely week ahead.