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Strategic Services
Data, analytics, and insight to give your talent that extra boost

When you have a specific workforce challenge or talent initiative, our Talent Solutions team is here to help.

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In our experience, HR organizations achieve the greatest impact when they layer on solutions and build toward a cohesive talent strategy. That’s what strategic services help you do. As your business grows and evolves, our services—delivered by our Talent Solutions team—provide analytics and action-oriented strategies for solving all your workforce challenges.

Choose a strategic service (or several services) at any time based on your specific needs or current initiatives, and we’ll work together to design a solution that’s right for you. Here are common challenges that our services help solve:

Defining Success, Aligning for Success, and Organizational Change

Defining Success, Aligning for Success, and Organizational Change

Success Modeling

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Identifying High Potentials and Emerging Leaders

Identifying High Potentials and Emerging Leaders

Benchstrength Analysis
Senior Leader Selection

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Understanding Current Benchstrength

Understanding Current Benchstrength

Benchstrength Analysis

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Developing Leaders and Preparing for Career Growth

Developing Leaders and Preparing for Career Growth

Leadership Development
Senior Leader Development and Coaching

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Selecting Senior Leaders

Selecting Senior Leaders

Senior Leader Selection

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Developing Senior Leaders

Success Modeling

What behaviors drive success in your organization? Our Talent Solutions team will identify key success factors for your company, then incorporate that insight into your overall talent strategy.

WHAT WE DO

  • Conduct a discovery analysis, which includes interviews with key stakeholders and focus groups with top performers
  • Build a success model from the OutMatch Competency Library, refine with key leaders, and confirm the model’s validity with current employees

WHAT YOU GET

  • A set of core competencies, including definitions and key behaviors, leveled across your organization
  • Best practice guidance to support company-wide rollout, adoption, and alignment of your new success model

Tailored Hiring Profiles

Maximize job fit with a solution that’s tailored to you. We’ll determine what sets your star performers apart, then create a custom, highly predictive assessment for your unique culture and roles. Learn more.

WHAT WE DO

  • Conduct a job analysis to understand the unique nuances of your culture and roles
  • Create predictive tailored scoring using employee assessment and performance data from your organization
  • Optimize your assessment’s predictability by continually recalibrating as more data is captured over time

WHAT YOU GET

  • Highly predictive assessments for your high-impact and high-volume roles
  • Strong legal defensibility and confidence that the people you hire are the absolute best match for your jobs

Turnover Baseline Evaluation

How’s your turnover health? Our Talent Solutions team will analyze turnover trends in your organization, uncover top drivers, and provide recommendations for fast-fixes and long-term solutions.

WHAT WE DO

  • Determine key drivers of turnover by reviewing your current processes and metrics, gathering data from past and current employees, and gaining insight into your work environment
  • Perform in-depth data analysis using the latest statistical methods to uncover meaningful trends across your organization

WHAT YOU GET

  • Clear understanding of new hire turnover, including drivers, trends, and how you rank against industry benchmarks
  • Turnover scorecard with actionable recommendations for reducing turnover in specific roles, and across your organization

Benchstrength Analysis

What’s your current state of talent and how do you raise the bar for future success? Using assessments and group analytics, we’ll uncover gaps, identify high potentials, and strengthen your bench.

WHAT WE DO

  • Analyze strengths and gaps for your overall population, as well as a targeted list of high potential employees
  • Evaluate key areas critical to leadership success, including personality, critical reasoning, and learning agility, as well as performance data

WHAT YOU GET

  • Aggregate reporting on overall strengths and opportunities, as well as recommendations for closing critical gaps
  • Summary of high potentials who are ready for leadership now, and development timelines for high potentials who will be ready for leadership in the near future
  • Scalable and sustainable high potential programs, as well as data to support individual development and career pathing

Leadership Development

Successful development isn’t a one-time event. We’ll help you establish a culture of continuous development that supports, inspires, and accelerates success, from emerging leader to executive.

WHAT WE DO

  • Define key leadership behaviors that are most critical to success in your organization
  • Host leadership workshops for all levels of leadership, or for specific leadership segments, such as emerging leaders or executive leaders
  • Fuel individual development with powerful insights from assessment, 360 feedback, and expert-led debriefs

WHAT YOU GET

  • Leadership competencies, aligned to your organization and leveled for different types of leadership (leading others, leading leaders, and leading business units)
  • Individual insights and action items for boosting performance in current and future roles, as well as aggregate insight and trends across leadership teams

Senior Leader Selection

Nothing is more critical than selecting the right leaders. We combine virtual simulation with I/O expertise to determine which leaders will best support your company’s business strategy and goals.

WHAT WE DO

  • Align senior leader competencies with your specific business strategy and goals
  • Provide a combination of cutting-edge, data-driven selection methods, including personality assessment, cognitive assessment, and virtual leadership simulation
  • Conduct interviews with top candidates to identify potential derailers and evaluate culture fit

WHAT YOU GET

  • Debriefs with key decision makers on candidate performance, as well as hiring recommendations based on our objective metrics and expert analysis
  • Onboarding and development feedback post-hire (optional)
  • Aggregate view of trends across leadership candidates and trends across leadership hires

Senior Leader Development & Coaching

Once you’ve got the right leaders in place, supporting their success is a crucial next step. We provide development guidance, action-planning, and coaching for your most critical leadership positions.

WHAT WE DO

  • Align senior leader competencies with your specific business strategy and goals
  • Gain a deep understanding of an individual’s development needs using a combination of methods, including personality assessment, 360 feedback, and virtual leadership simulation
  • Provide development feedback and 3-, 6-, 9-month coaching options to meet the needs of your development program

WHAT YOU GET

  • An experience senior leader coach and mentor who will leverage assessment data and expert insight to inspire professional growth
  • Individual and group analytics on overall potential, development progress, and performance trends
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