The Elite Innovation Profile is a general indicator of the individual's ability to be creative and open minded in their thought process. It also assesses the degree to which the individual has an interest in problem solving and has the initiative and dedication to carry out his or her ideas. This profile is ideal for jobs requiring the generation and implementation of creative and original thoughts and ideas.
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 a hard worker. Takes pride in the quality of their work and believes that hard work leads to success.
The degree to which the individual attempts to solve problems instead of avoiding them. Is not afraid to be the first to try something new. Always looks for ways to better self. Actively participates in work projects or meetings instead of sitting back and watching.
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 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 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.