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Skills for Career And Life Effectiveness®

Image of profile from SCALE® websiteSkills for Career and Life Effec­tive­ness® (SCALE®) was devel­oped through fac­tor analy­sis research using data from the first ever pos­i­tive assess­ment instru­ment designed and pub­lished by Dar­win Nel­son and Gary Low.  In its for­mer ver­sion, the instru­ment has been used for over 25 years by Margo Mur­ray of The Man­agers’ Men­tor, MMHA, LCC.  It has a strong lin­eage and proven track record for client engage­ment and mean­ing­ful skill devel­op­ment in busi­ness, cor­po­rate, and gov­ern­ment ser­vice set­tings.  The online assess­ment is only 105 items and gen­er­ates over 50 pages of reports and feed­back for guided men­tor­ing and self-directed coach­ing.  The SCALE® uti­lizes pos­i­tive assess­ment and empha­sizes the devel­op­ment of career and life skills in pro­fes­sional environments.

Pro­file of 11 EI skills for iden­ti­fy­ing skills to develop, strengthen, enhance; 3 prob­lem indi­ca­tors iden­ti­fy­ing low, nor­mal, high lev­els; infor­ma­tive back­ground infor­ma­tion with def­i­n­i­tions for ini­tial learn­ing about EI skills; click­able links for in-depth read­ing and learn­ing about EI skills.  The click­able links with addi­tional infor­ma­tion include ref­er­ences for fur­ther read­ing, research, and learning.

The 5 Dimen­sions and 14 scales Mea­sured by SCALE®
I.  Intrap­er­sonal Dimension

  • Self-Esteem

II.  Inter­per­sonal Dimension

  • Assertive Com­mu­ni­ca­tion
  • Com­fort
  • Empa­thy

III. Career-Life Effec­tive­ness Dimension

  • Drive Strength
  • Deci­sion Making
  • Time Man­age­ment
  • Influ­ence
  • Com­mit­ment Ethic

IV.  Per­sonal Wellness

  • Stress Man­age­ment
  • Phys­i­cal Wellness

V.  Prob­lem­atic Behav­ioral Patterns

  • Aggres­sion
  • Def­er­ence
  • Change Ori­en­ta­tion

Psy­cho­me­t­ric Properties

  • Skills pos­i­tively related with con­struc­tive think­ing and life/career effectiveness.
  • Inter­nal reli­a­bil­ity:  a = 0.90.
  • 3-Point Lik­ert response format.
  • Items are com­puter gen­er­ated,  pre­sented ran­domly, and pre­sented one item at a time via ded­i­cated web­site (www) technology.

Tech­ni­cal guide under development.

SCALE® is avail­able online for $33.50 per assess­ment.  The online process is designed for large scale appli­ca­tions, such as uni­ver­si­ties and cor­po­ra­tions, and is uti­lized effec­tively by indi­vid­ual consultants.

We encour­age any­one who uses our assess­ment prod­ucts to attend one or more of our EI Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Work­shops for in-depth learn­ing about the trans­for­ma­tive model of EI.  As part of the cer­ti­fi­ca­tion, a com­pli­men­tary Asso­ci­a­tion Busi­ness Part­ner (ABP) and pro­gram man­ager (PM) accounts are offered for online access and con­trol of pur­chased instru­ments.  SCALE® is pur­chased by con­tact­ing us.  Once pur­chased, the online SCALE® is man­aged and accessed by vis­it­ing http://www.doscale.com.

To place orders are receive more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact us.