A presentation to                                        all my LinkedIn colleaguesCopyright © Thomas International 201123...
We provide people assessments                                which empower businesses                                to tr...
30 60 56          YEARS                         COUNTRIES      LANGUAGES         At the forefront of            Presence i...
50 100 97       CONSULTANTS                      STAFF                         PERCENT       50 locally based             ...
250000 32000     USERS                                                    COMPANIES       250,000 trained Thomas users    ...
We work with over 32,000 companies          70% of the companies we work with are SMEs                              27,000...
What’s different about Thomas?                     You’ll get immediate impact                You don’t need to be an expe...
It is not the strongest of the                                        species who survive, nor the                        ...
We’ll help you to...                                        Our assessments will empower                                  ...
Why are successful executives                                successful? They seek more                                fee...
The right hiring decision can                                        have a huge impact on the                            ...
Our assessments                                        will help you:                                           Identify t...
With one in four employees                                                                                           stati...
Our assessments                                        will help you:                                           Motivate y...
Employers say they need                                                       to focus on leadership and                  ...
Our assessments                                        will help you:                                           Identify e...
On average, 80% of                                         management time is spent                                       ...
Our assessments                                        will help you:                                           Very quick...
We all spend far too much time                                 trying to remedy our weaknesses,                           ...
Our process                                        Our assessments work together                                        to...
We hire people for their technical                          skills, however we fire them for                          thei...
In just 8 minutes PPA provides                                        an accurate insight into how                        ...
Copyright © Thomas International 2011   PPA - behaviours23-Corporate2011
Identifying those with the most                         potential to lead and who can learn                         someth...
GIA measures a person’s                                        mental horsepower and gives                                ...
Copyright © Thomas International 2011   GIA – aptitude & ability23-Corporate2011
Experienced business leaders rank                      so-called ‘emotional intelligence’                      capabilitie...
TEIQue tells you how well your                                        people understand their                             ...
Copyright © Thomas International 2011   TEIQue – personality & awareness23-Corporate2011
Other Thomas servicesCopyright © Thomas International 2011                           Other Thomas services23-Corporate2011
VALUES &                         LOCAL                       WORKING       CULTURE                          CONSULTANTS   ...
UNDERSTAND                          HR                     YOUR BUSINESS                       METRICS                    ...
After introducing Thomas Job             and PPA into our recruitment             process we immediately saw a            ...
Using Thomas GIA has made a real             difference to the quality of candidate             we recruit. At final inter...
The merger enabled us to            double our size, integration            and cultural transition were            the ke...
Emotional intelligence makes            the difference between good            and great leaders.                         ...
The profiles are invaluable in              supporting the initial coaching              diagnostics and providing after  ...
When we introduced Thomas              profiling in 2005 our staff turnover              was 29%, in 2008 it was 7% and we...
We use Thomas Profiling in many              areas of business. It gives us a              broader picture of potential ne...
The Thomas tools help our people             to communicate more effectively             both with colleagues and clients…...
We have seen an improvement in             the speed and quality of our people’s             development.                 ...
A very valuable product...             over the past year especially.             Thomas International PPA has        Sara...
Our experience using Thomas             Profiling is that they are vital tools for             supporting these processes....
Visit www.thomasinternational.net for videos and more infoCopyright © Thomas International 2011                        Nex...
Copyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
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  1. 1. A presentation to all my LinkedIn colleaguesCopyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
  2. 2. We provide people assessments which empower businesses to transform and improve the performance of their employees Our assessments will provide insight on your people potential, what motivates them, their core strengths and limitations. Add a high level of certainty to all of your people decisions.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Our mission statement23-Corporate2011
  3. 3. 30 60 56 YEARS COUNTRIES LANGUAGES At the forefront of Presence in Assessments available assessment innovation 60 countries in 56 languages for 30 yearsCopyright © Thomas International 2011 About Thomas23-Corporate2011
  4. 4. 50 100 97 CONSULTANTS STAFF PERCENT 50 locally based 100 staff in the UK: 97% of clients consultants in the UK consultants, trainers, say they would occupational psychologists, recommend us support staffCopyright © Thomas International 2011 About Thomas23-Corporate2011
  5. 5. 250000 32000 USERS COMPANIES 250,000 trained Thomas users We work with 32,000 companies worldwide worldwide 1.5 MILLION ASSESSMENTS Over 1.5 million assessments completed every yearCopyright © Thomas International 2011 About Thomas23-Corporate2011
  6. 6. We work with over 32,000 companies 70% of the companies we work with are SMEs 27,000 SMEs 5,000 large companiesCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Who we work with23-Corporate2011
  7. 7. What’s different about Thomas? You’ll get immediate impact You don’t need to be an expert because our assessments are Accurate Our client service teams will train you, Straightforward to understand advise you and provide practical assistance Quick to use We have more locally based consultants than With rapid results any other providerCopyright © Thomas International 2011 What’s different about Thomas?23-Corporate2011
  8. 8. It is not the strongest of the species who survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most adaptive to change On the Origin of Species Charles DarwinCopyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
  9. 9. We’ll help you to... Our assessments will empower you to transform the performance of your teams and your individuals – and deliver an immediate impact on your organisation. Spanning the entire employee lifecycle, from recruiting and retaining staff, to developing and managing performance, our assessments will give you a high level of certainty in all of your people decisions.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Our approach23-Corporate2011
  10. 10. Why are successful executives successful? They seek more feedback on what they need to do to improve and perform better Michael M. Lombardo and Robert W. Eichinger Human Resource ManagementCopyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
  11. 11. The right hiring decision can have a huge impact on the performance of your team, function or line of business. Get it wrong and you’re looking at a cost of up to 2.5 times the individual’s salary. And the disruption to your business and your teams can be considerable.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Recruit23-Corporate2011
  12. 12. Our assessments will help you: Identify the candidates with an ideal fit Speed up your recruitment process Make your selection decisions clearer Hire people who will stay with your companyCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Recruit23-Corporate2011
  13. 13. With one in four employees stating they intend to leave their employer in the next 12 months*, retaining staff is critical to delivering success in any organisation. Get it right and you’re delivering consistently on your business targets with a happy, loyal workforce. Get it wrong and you’re investing cash in new recruits, and dealing with disruption to the business. *Source: PWC, Managing people in a changing world, key trends in human capital – a global perspective 2010Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Retain23-Corporate2011
  14. 14. Our assessments will help you: Motivate your people Ensure morale is high Create engagement Optimise performance Reduce attritionCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Retain23-Corporate2011
  15. 15. Employers say they need to focus on leadership and front-line people management in order to meet their business objectives over the next two years.* But with training budgets under more pressure than ever, how do you make sure your learning and development investment counts? *Source: CIPD Learning and Talent Development, annual survey report 2010Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Develop23-Corporate2011
  16. 16. Our assessments will help you: Identify each individual’s exact areas for development Give your training more impact Be a more effective people manager Transform the performance of your teams and individualsCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Develop23-Corporate2011
  17. 17. On average, 80% of management time is spent on poor performers*. But with so little attention directed at top and good performers, how do you ensure you’re investing the right amount of effort to get maximum results? *Source: Tracey Jones, Head of Training, Thomas InternationalCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Manage23-Corporate2011
  18. 18. Our assessments will help you: Very quickly get an in-depth understanding of your people Pinpoint why your people do – and don’t – perform well Manage your people performance effectively Free you up to focus your time on adding real value to the businessCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Manage23-Corporate2011
  19. 19. We all spend far too much time trying to remedy our weaknesses, rather than building on our strengths. Therefore knowing one’s weaknesses = strength Professor Howard Gardner Harvard UniversityCopyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
  20. 20. Our process Our assessments work together to give you a full insight into what makes people successful Core strengths Motivation Potential Communication & relationships Skills & competenciesCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Our process23-Corporate2011
  21. 21. We hire people for their technical skills, however we fire them for their behavioural faults Financial TimesCopyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
  22. 22. In just 8 minutes PPA provides an accurate insight into how people behave at work. It will answer questions such as: What are this person’s strengths and limitations? How do they communicate? Are they self-starters? What motivates them? How will they behave under pressure? Will this person ‘fit’ with my organisation?Copyright © Thomas International 2011 PPA - behaviours23-Corporate2011
  23. 23. Copyright © Thomas International 2011 PPA - behaviours23-Corporate2011
  24. 24. Identifying those with the most potential to lead and who can learn something differently requires a unique measurement – one that looks at learning agility Michael M. Lombardo and Robert W. Eichinger Human Resource ManagementCopyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
  25. 25. GIA measures a person’s mental horsepower and gives you a prediction of their potential to grasp a new role or respond to training by answering questions such as: Can this person think on their feet? How adaptable is this person to change? Can they cope with the mental demands of the job? Could this person be a high flyer? Is this person a problem solver? To what extent can we develop this person using training?Copyright © Thomas International 2011 GIA – aptitude & ability23-Corporate2011
  26. 26. Copyright © Thomas International 2011 GIA – aptitude & ability23-Corporate2011
  27. 27. Experienced business leaders rank so-called ‘emotional intelligence’ capabilities as critical to the success of todays leaders San Francisco Business TimesCopyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
  28. 28. TEIQue tells you how well your people understand their emotions, react to pressure, and manage relationships. It will answer questions such as: How aware is this person of their strengths and limitations? Do they modify their behaviour? How do they react to pressure? Can this person control their impulses when under stress? Do they excel at developing relationships? How self-motivated and adaptable is this person?Copyright © Thomas International 2011 TEIQue – personality & awareness23-Corporate2011
  29. 29. Copyright © Thomas International 2011 TEIQue – personality & awareness23-Corporate2011
  30. 30. Other Thomas servicesCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Other Thomas services23-Corporate2011
  31. 31. VALUES & LOCAL WORKING CULTURE CONSULTANTS STRENGTHS We work within Work with real people; Examine and identify clients’ values and over 50 local consultants working strengths cultureCopyright © Thomas International 2011 How we will work with you23-Corporate2011
  32. 32. UNDERSTAND HR YOUR BUSINESS METRICS Consultants who understand Help clients to your business and its objectives interpret and improve HR metricsCopyright © Thomas International 2011 How we will work with you23-Corporate2011
  33. 33. After introducing Thomas Job and PPA into our recruitment process we immediately saw a better calibre of candidate at Bob Taylor interview and our churn rate Managing Director reduced by 50%. As a result of improved recruitment, retention and management practices, we have enjoyed good company growth and stability. We are regarded as a good company to work with and for, and are well recognised within our industry.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  34. 34. Using Thomas GIA has made a real difference to the quality of candidate we recruit. At final interview we are seeing candidates who have better Sarah Benson communication skills, understand UK National Resourcing Team more quickly and are keen to learn. Our aim is to recruit candidates who perform optimally within our organisation and thus help drive company profitability. Using GIA has made a significant contribution to that goal.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  35. 35. The merger enabled us to double our size, integration and cultural transition were the key words. Ed Moss CEO We wanted our people to make a positive contribution to the business and to do this we needed to bring out the best in them and maximise their potential. Thomas’ assessments helped all staff in the Group to understand the way they and their team members worked, increased their self-esteem and improved their confidence.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  36. 36. Emotional intelligence makes the difference between good and great leaders. Linda Watson Senior Consultant The key to great leadership is working with and through people rather than adopting a directive, finger pointing style. I use Thomas’ assessments to get a full picture of the individual’s work based behavioural preferences and emotional intelligence. This helps pinpoint the areas that need attention, gives the best possible service to our clients and produces results quickly.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  37. 37. The profiles are invaluable in supporting the initial coaching diagnostics and providing after coaching ‘proof’ that clients have Joe McGrath actually changed. Management & Technical Skills Development Using Thomas profiling as an opener to a Manager coaching intervention provides us many benefits largely due to the profile accuracy being around 95%. The benefits include insights for both client and coach on coaching topics as well as helping to develop the client’s confidence in the coaching itself. The profiles are invaluable in supporting the initial coaching diagnostics and providing after coaching "proof" that clients have actually changed.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  38. 38. When we introduced Thomas profiling in 2005 our staff turnover was 29%, in 2008 it was 7% and we feel this is a clear indication of the Rupert Whitehouse success of Thomas’ profiling tools. Senior Manager, Customer Relations FedEx Express Europe Inc, Previously our recruitment success was, to Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa put it mildly, hit and miss...more miss than hit! Managers used to feel they were the best interviewers in the world, however it wasnt until we really understood what made the candidate tick and understood their profiles that we were able to make truly informed decisions on whether candidates would be suitable for FedEx. I will continue to recommend Thomas to anyone.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  39. 39. We use Thomas Profiling in many areas of business. It gives us a broader picture of potential new team members, allowing us to Sue Davies make better recruitment decisions. Head of Human Resources We benefit by making more informed decisions about candidate fit to our business. We have also used Thomas Profiling in coaching and personal development and it has given us great benefits in raising peoples self- awareness, which has improved our managers ability to lead teams.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  40. 40. The Thomas tools help our people to communicate more effectively both with colleagues and clients… Sally Chacatte Partner Working with Thomas makes our Head of Human Resources recruitment process more robust and objective but the benefits go far beyond that. The Thomas tools help our people to communicate more effectively both with colleagues and clients to form an important part of our development programmes.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  41. 41. We have seen an improvement in the speed and quality of our people’s development. Philip Youell Chief Executive We have used the Thomas Profiling to assist us with the selection and development of our senior people for more than five years. In that time we have seen an improvement in the speed and quality of our people’s development.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  42. 42. A very valuable product... over the past year especially. Thomas International PPA has Sarah Carter Divisional Head proved a very valuable product to Austin Benn over the past year especially, with proactive and comprehensive advice and guidance always at hand.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  43. 43. Our experience using Thomas Profiling is that they are vital tools for supporting these processes. The results are consistent… Chris Thorne Commercial Director Recruitment and staff development has always been part art, part science. The instincts of the interviewer or manager will always play a vital part in decision making. Our experience using Thomas Profiling is that they are vital tools for supporting these processes. The results are consistent and most often reassure us we have assessed a candidate correctly. They help equally with planned staff reviews and often provide insight into issues that may otherwise remain undiscovered and unresolved.Copyright © Thomas International 2011 Client testimonial23-Corporate2011
  44. 44. Visit www.thomasinternational.net for videos and more infoCopyright © Thomas International 2011 Next steps23-Corporate2011
  45. 45. Copyright © Thomas International 201123-Corporate2011
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