Paradigm’s Approach to Personality

Paradigm Personality Labs is all about understanding individual differences in the workplace. Our approach is innovative, comprehensive, informative and people-centered. We believe that understanding individual personality can unlock the paths to achieving individual and organizational goals. Paradigm is built upon decades of personality research and consulting experience. We leverage this knowledge and experience to understand people, and to honor their complexity, individuality and personal strengths. Individuals’ personalities, motivators and drivers affect the work environment in many ways, and our assessments make them easy to understand. Each test-taker get results that reveal their unique capacities—individuality that we believe is beautiful. And…

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Why WorkPlace Big Five Profile ™ 4.0

Human behavior is complex. That’s one of the reasons people are so interesting. Yet many human resource initiatives take a one-size-fits-all approach that leaves employees feeling pigeonholed and out of place. Paradigm’s WorkPlace Big Five Profile™ 4.0 provides insights into individuals’ behaviors and preferences that influence their everyday encounters with colleagues. The assessment is based on the Five-Factor Model of personality and is one of the most psychometrically robust tools on the market. The WorkPlace suite of products uses clear, concise workplace language that is suitable for all industries and organizations. Its results can be leveraged to accomplish a wide…

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Paradigm Personality Labs: Who We Are

Paradigm Personality Labs: Who We Are Changing our name from CentACS to Paradigm Personality Labs seems like a great time to remind you who we are as a company, and as a global network of WorkPlace Big Five Profile™ and SchoolPlace Big Five Profile™ certified consultants. The Paradigm Team Paradigm is built upon decades of personality research and consulting experience. Our founders, Jane and Pierce Howard, pioneered the use of the Big Five model in business and organizational settings. We leverage this knowledge to help individuals and groups align their personalities at work and at school. We never stop evolving….

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CentACS is Evolving into Paradigm Personality Labs

2017 is a year of expansion and new opportunity here at CentACS. We are excited to announce a change that we’ve been working on for more than a year: CentACS will officially become Paradigm Personality Labs on August 28, 2017. With this new name, we will launch a fresh new look, with modernized logo and colors that will consistently identify our brand across our company’s products. Why is CentACS changing a name associated with our company since the 1990s? A little history: Pierce and Jane Howard started this company in 1986, and originally named it Howard Management Consulting. Over the…

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