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Overview of USILD Leadership Assessments

HR Solutions’ integrated suite of leadership assessments provides valuable tools to help you hire the best candidates, develop their skills for your mission, and support individual leaders. Based on the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), these assessments identify strengths and areas requiring support and attention to grow and develop effective leaders.

  • With our selection assessments, you can evaluate, select, and hire qualified people with leadership potential.

  • Our developmental assessments help leaders create self-awareness and identify developmental needs for future training and skill building.

A Common Framework: The OPM Executive Core Qualifications

All of OPM’s leadership assessment tools are centered on the competencies included in the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) Leadership Model. Each assessment provides leaders insights from a different perspective or on a different aspect of leadership effectiveness related to the ECQ competencies listed below:

  • Fundamental Competencies: Interpersonal Skills, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, Public Service Motivation

  • Leading Change: Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision

  • Leading People: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building

  • Results Driven: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility

  • Business Acumen: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management

  • Building Coalitions: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating

Maximizing Insight with Powerful Tools

The optimal combination of leadership assessments for your agency depends on which facets of leadership are of greatest interest or are most critical to your agency. Whether you’re selecting or developing new leaders, building a cadre of future executives, or helping leaders become more effective in their current roles, we will work with you to design a cost-effective and integrated assessment battery that maximizes insight into leader effectiveness.

Click on the tabs above for more information on each of our Leadership Assessments.

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