PI Design Resource Center

Here you’ll find more information about PI Design’s new Team Discovery™ tool, as well as resources to help you improve teamwork and collaboration. Team Discovery walkthrough PI Design resources Team Discovery is the only tool that lets you see and improve any team’s chance of success. Assess a team’s strategic goals and its collective behavioral…

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Team Action Planning

You’ve completed your first Team Discovery Session and you want to know what’s next. How do you take what you learned in your session and begin applying it to your day to day? It will probably come as no surprise to you that significant change takes time. That’s where the Team Action Planner comes in…

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The Science Behind Diagnose

The PI Employee Experience Survey supports PI clients in measuring employee engagement and effectiveness of the clients’ talent strategies. The PI Employee Experience survey is a theory-based, self-report measure of employee engagement and serves as the foundation of the PI Diagnose solution. The survey has been researched and refined extensively and exclusively for use within…

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Reliability and Validity of the PI Cognitive Assessment

The PI Cognitive Assessment was developed in 2010 in response to client demand for a short cognitive ability assessment which could provide a valid predictor for job performance. The development work was conducted in accordance with Principles for the Validation and Use of Personnel Selection Procedures (SIOP, 2003), and the Standards for Educational and Psychological…

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Introduction to the PI Cognitive Assessment

What is The PI Cognitive Assessment?  The Predictive Index Cognitive Assessment is a 12-minute assessment of an individual’s general cognitive ability. The PI Cognitive Assessment was built and validated exclusively for use in the workplace and it provides insight into a person’s capacity to learn, adapt, and grasp new concepts. The PI Cognitive Assessment does…

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The PI Cognitive Assessment Sample Questions

How can I access or share the sample questions? The PI Cognitive Assessment Sample Questions can be accessed through the administrator’s invitation if they so chose to include them. Anyone with this link may complete the sample questions. No personal information is requested or stored in association with the sample questions. PI account owners can…

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Attract candidates with your job ad

When advertising job postings, use the Job Pattern to design an ad that will attract the right person for the role you are looking to fill. Consider using the suggested phrases below in your job ad. Job Target Job Ad Focus Suggested Phrases A > BTask Oriented Problem-solvingTechnical “Opportunities for advancement in a growing firm”“Have…

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Who is The Predictive Index?

The Predictive Index was founded more than six decades ago, and in all that time, our mission has not changed. Our passion, inherited from our founder, is to understand people and teams—specifically what drives behaviors at work. Check out the video below to see who we are and what The Predictive Index offers. Approximate time:…

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How does the PI Behavioral Assessment Compare to the Five Factor Model?

At PI, we are frequently asked how the PI Behavioral Assessment compares to Five Factor Assessments. Although this is a great question, there is not a simple answer. In this article, we provide some information to help you understand the differences. The main distinctions are: The PI Behavioral Assessment was built around a theory, while…

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Should organizations be concerned with “faking” when using the PI Behavioral Assessment?

The increased use of personality assessments in the workplace has brought renewed concerns about the issue of applicant response distortion (e.g., “faking”). Base on over 60 years of experience and a body of empirical research performed by organizational researchers, The Predictive Index does not believe faking is an issue when using well-designed personality assessments such…

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Is it okay to deliver the PI Behavioral Assessment on a mobile device?

The Predictive Index (PI) fully endorses the use of mobile devices for taking the PI Behavioral Assessment. PI has compared the results of thousands of PI Behavioral Assessments taken on computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Two studies have verified that the choice of device has no effect on the number of adjectives a respondent chooses…

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M

M refers to the count of the number of adjectives a participant selects on the PI Behavioral Assessment. Research doesn’t support using M for any workplace decision-making; it is simply a count of the number of adjectives selected. .  While M is not a measure of any construct, it does play a role in the…

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Reasonable accommodations

On the PI Behavioral Assessment, what are reasonable accommodations for respondents with disabilities? Clients and other stakeholders often have questions about administering the PI Behavioral Assessment to respondents with disabilities. These questions may arise because the test user is making sure they comply with legal requirements for assessing people with disabilities, or the client may…

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Have PI’s assessments undergone any third-party reviews?

At the Predictive Index, we employ a full-time staff of qualified researchers who develop, maintain, monitor, and document the PI assessments to ensure that they are valid, reliable, and fair; however, our researchers are not the only people who have eyes on our assessments. PI’s assessments have undergone formal peer reviews to reviews where researchers…

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