The Executive Achiever Assessment

C suite and executive roles

Executive Achiever Assessment

Investing in an assessment that includes intellectual measurements may be the single most important factor when hiring for management and leadership. Leadership competencies can be direct predictors of long-term success on the job. These issues are very difficult to ascertain through standard means.

By using the Executive Achiever for your most important hiring decisions, you will reduce the risk of making the wrong selection, decrease the time involved in interviewing and screening your candidates, and ensure the compatibility of your management team.

The Executive Achiever combines a battery of assessments that encompass aptitudes and behaviors essential in senior management, based on your organization’s objectives and people who are successful in executive level positions in other organizations.

The Executive Achiever takes about 60 minutes to complete and includes the following customized report features:

  • Narrative segment explaining each aptitude and personality dimension being assessed for the role, and how the individual scored in each
  • Pictorial analysis comparing the individual’s scores to the desirable benchmarks established for similar leadership positions
  • Leadership Knowledge Score Sheet – Identifying strengths and areas of opportunity as it relates to an individual’s knowledge in 7 key areas of leadership
  • Management Competencies Score Sheet – Identifying an individual’s competency level in 7 key areas of management
  • Customized interview questions that can be used in follow-up interview situations to further validate fit
  • Personal development suggestions based on aptitudes and behaviors required to successfully perform a leadership role

Three Factor Analysis

The 3-Factor Analysis is a proprietary approach that provides greater precision than standard pass/fail systems. We are proud to have been the first to develop and debut this comprehensive, proprietary approach which sets CRI apart from ordinary candidate assessments.


  1. Energy Energy, drive, tension and stress level
  2. Flexibility Integrity, reliability, dependability, work ethic
  3. Organization Personal orientation to plan; utilize time wisely
  4. Communication Innate ability to meet and interact with people
  5. Emotional Development Ego, self-esteem, self-confidence and ability to handle pressure
  6. Assertiveness Strength and determination to get one’s way
  7. Competitiveness Team orientation versus individualistic competitiveness
  8. Mental Toughness Psychological stamina to deal with life and job problem
  9. Questioning/Probing Instinct to question and probe rather than accepting things at face value
  10. Motivation Security-motivated or recognition, incentive and commission oriented


  1. Mental Acuity Learning comprehension, judgment, reasoning & problem solving ability
  2. Memory Recall Knowledge of current events as they relate to the job
  3. Business Terms Knowledge of basic business terms
  4. Vocabulary General English vocabulary skills
  5. Numerical Perception Ability to handle numerically related tasks quickly & accurately
  6. Mechanical Interest Measures interest in the mechanical are
  7. Basic Math Ability to perform simple math functions as may be required on the job


  1. Distortion Frankness of the respondent as related to the statistical validity of the personality dimensions
  2. Equivocation Consistent decision-making of the respondent as it relates to the accuracy of the personality dimensions measured

In addition to above, The Executive Achiever also measures the knowledge a candidate possesses concerning key areas of leadership, as well as 7 core management competencies critical to long-term success on the job.