Top Ten Uses for the CVI at Home, Work, and School Share:

Steve Williamson, Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Monday, November 20, 2017

Can you find the best job for you if you don't know how you're hardwired? Find out with the Core Values Index.

The Core Values Index is the most powerful and accurate personality assessment tool available, with a repeat reliability score above 97%. Nothing else even comes close.

Here are the top ten ways the CVI can be used by employers and individuals.

#10: Supercharge your interpersonal communications.

The CVI helps you understand yourself like no other assessment tool available. It also gives you amazing insight into the personality DNA of those you work with. Whether it is a sales presentation, a job interview, or a team meeting, understanding the core values of others helps you tailor your message to be as effective as possible.

#9: Plan your career path.

Using the CVI to map out your career path is like predicting the future. Learn if you are destined to be a master engineer or an ace manager.

# 8: Understand others.

If you know the core values index profile of others, you gain powerful insights into why they say and do the things they do. Each core value energy describes a method or motivation that governs how people behave and what they value. Understanding this about others enables you to tailor your communication to be as effective as possible.

#7: Find your hidden strengths.

With the CVI, you can discover your hidden strengths that you intuitively knew where there but have previously remained untapped. Identify and understand your inherent strengths and conflict resolution strategies using the CVI. Once you do, you will begin to visualize promising new ways to reach your full potential.

#6: Become a master student.

Use the CVI to identify your learning style, absorb information in class more effectively, study more efficiently, and make better use of your time.

#5: Improve home relationships.

Learn about your family members' CVI profiles and their conflict resolution styles to see an increase in cooperation and understanding in your household.

#4: Reduce conflict.

Each core value energy has a conflict resolution strategy. When challenged, innovators interrogate, builders intimidate, merchants outflank and build alternative, supportive relationships, and bankers withhold information. Understanding our innate conflict resolution strategies, and the resolution strategies of others, helps us avoid or weaken the intensity of challenging situations with others.

#3: Fill in the gaps.

Once you have the CVI profiles of your current work team members, you can identify the gaps where certain energies are lacking. Use the CVI and Top Performer Profiles™ to identify the missing roles and either shift your team around to put the right people into the right seats, or hire additional team members to do the same.

#2: Hire top performers.

Conduct a Top Performer Profile™ for the open position, then use eRep to find job candidates with CVI profiles that match that TPP. Build a team of top performers that will take your organization to the next level.

Bonus tip: Save time. Using a Top Performer Profile with candidate CVIs saves time because it quickly and efficiently narrows down a list of candidates to just those who will be high recommends for the position.

And the #1 tip for using the power of the Core Values Index assessment:

#1: Build the best team possible.

Just like a winning football team is made up of athletes that have different yet complimentary skills and attributes, your work team should be, too. Define the core value energies for each role that complements and supports the team as a whole, ensuring all needed skills and attributes are present and contributing at their full potential.

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Top Ten Uses for the CVI at Home, Work, and School

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Steve Williamson

Steve Williamson

Innovator/Banker - Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.

Steve has a career in information technology, software development, and project management spanning three decades. He is the author of a series of fantasy novels called The Taesian Chronicles (, and when he isn't writing he enjoys cycling, motorcycle adventure touring, and buzzing around the skies in his home-built flight simulator.

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