The Elite Adaptability Profile is a general indicator of the individual's ability to modify their behavior to meet the demands and challenges of a new or changing environment, event or situation.
The degree to which the individual is likely to be competitive and driven to be the best. This characteristic is important for jobs where the attainment of established goals and benchmarks are important (e.g., sales jobs). It is also important for jobs where there may be competition within departments or between coworkers and positions where the individual is expected to grow and advance to higher levels within the organization.
The degree to which the individual consistently approaches work duties and projects with a positive attitude. Is always optimistic. Seldom worries and always exhibits a positive demeanor..
The degree to which the individual is inventive and creative in their thoughts and ideas. This characteristic is important for jobs requiring innovative thinking (e.g., creative positions, marketing, product development and some management jobs).
The degree to which the individual is likely to be able to adapt to change and is more open minded than stubborn. This characteristic is important for fast paced jobs where priorities often shift. It is also important for organizations that are in transition or are expecting changes that will affect work duties and responsibilities.
The degree to which the individual is willing to learn from others and from their own mistakes. Is not stubborn. Listens to the needs and advice of others. Is open to new ideas and concepts.
The degree to which the individual enjoys working on mentally challenging tasks, enjoys problem solving and utilizes creative thinking when engaged in problem solving activities. Some examples of jobs where this ability would be appropriate would be jobs in product development, marketing or research-oriented jobs. Also, jobs that require coming up with enhancements to current processes and procedures.
The degree to which the individual remains calm and in control during stressful, high pressure situations.