some of our clients:
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • YPO
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • US Army
  • Air New Zealand
  • WB
  • Red Bull
  • Frito Lay
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Delta Airlines
  • bp

Job Candidate Profiles


After assessing close to a million candidates at more than 6500 companies with our proprietary Optimal Thinking 360 Online Assessment, clear patterns emerged between the thinking styles of individuals and their job titles. Certain types of thinkers are clearly best suited to specific roles. How does this match your experience?

job candidate profiles

Interested in your profile, your team’s profile, or a potential job candidate’s profile?

5 Responses to “Job Candidate Profiles”

  1. John L says:

    Out of the box paradigm that puts job roles into perspective. Wonderful.

  2. Charles King says:

    I took your 360 assessment and can relate. Great stuff.

  3. Ben K says:

    This is such an interesting match up. I took your 360 assessment at yesterday. It is awesome and gave me a lot more understanding of these profiles and the thinking behind them. Thanks very much for making this all available.

  4. Marianne, our findings confirm your observation.

  5. Marianne W says:

    Very interesting post. We’ve been using your optimal thinking assessment for 5 years now and I agree with your job profiles. We’ve found that business development people who have an EPT and OT combination are top achievers.

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