Executive Summary

 

DESCRIPTIVE WORDS

Self-starter, competitive, individualistic, challenging, mobile, alert, quick, friendly, enthusiastic, driving, active, demanding, forceful and assertive.

 

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Results orientated.

Competitive and loves a challenge.

A self-starter who is driving and forceful.

Needs the opportunity for advancement.

Displays confidence in most situations.

Ventures into the unknown and questions the status quo.

A direct communicator.

Firm and friendly; considers people.

Enjoys a wide scope operation.

Can convince people through persuasion.

Strives for independence.

May be inattentive to detail.

Can become restless and spread himself too thin.

May be impulsive and could take risks.

Dissatisfied with routine tasks.

Once bored, may lack the commitment to finish an assignment.

May become impatient with those who do not move quickly enough.

May not always evaluate the consequences before moving ahead.

Can be strong-willed, even defiant.

 

TO MAXIMISE STEFAN HASSELGREN'S POTENTIAL

Give him the power and authority to act independently.

Communicate with him on a regular basis.

Negotiate fair timescales and objectives.

Provide challenging assignments.

Provide administrative support.

Provide a friendly working environment.

Enthusing others and getting them to respond in a positive manner.

Having the authority to act independently.

Directing and motivating people.

Dealing with situations that offer variety and change.

Getting on with the job once goals and objectives are agreed.

Having the authority to make decisions without constant referral.

Questioning the status-quo and venturing into the unknown.

 

Profile

 

SELF IMAGE

Stefan Hasselgren has a high level of ambition and drive for accomplishment, with and through people. He is impatient/restless and can become discontented, particularly when things are not happening fast enough. He projects a very strong self image, being independent and strong-willed. He uses a direct approach when dealing with others, but still considers them. He is generally seen as a good decision maker and problem solver, a verbally fluent individual. He has the ability to influence and persuade others to his way of thinking. He tends to get bored very quickly once the challenge is gone or once the excitement of a job has been lost. He is competitive, very much a self starter and very ambitious. Because this person is so active and eager, he must be careful to channel his energy productively. He needs to follow through on things that he starts. He also needs to be a little more patient and tolerant, particularly with those who are not as quick or responsive. He is a person who is generally very forceful and dominating, particularly on first acquaintance. He is a results-oriented individual, who knows the direction in which he wants to go. He is willing to take risks to make things happen. He may find if difficult to back off once decisions are made, or when in conflict with others.

 

SELF MOTIVATION

He wants a positive working environment which is free from controls, with a lot of room to act independently. Stefan Hasselgren needs to be at the centre of attention, where he is visible and where others can provide the recognition for his accomplishments.

 

JOB EMPHASIS

Influencing, persuading and motivating people to act independently

The main function of the job should be that of leading and motivating others, if necessary, to achieve on his behalf. The environment should be free of routine and repetitive work. Goals and objectives should be clear, but the process of achieving those goals should be left up to the individual. The job should involve generating enthusiasm in others and getting them to respond in a positive way.

 

DESCRIPTIVE WORDS

Competitive, influential, communicative, direct, positive, self- motivated, restless, independent, strong-willed, persuasive, energetic, asks "what" "who" and "when".

 

GENERAL COMMENTS

There is no indication of frustrations/problems/stresses within Stefan Hasselgren's profile.

As a result he is likely to feel compatible and able to cope with the behavioural requirements of the job, organisation and boss.

 

MOTIVATORS

Stefan Hasselgren is motivated by achieving a profitable result, coupled with power, authority and challenging assignments. Monetary rewards to cover expensive living and popularity in the form of social recognition are also important to him. He will enjoy prestige and position and will continually be looking for opportunity and advancement. Freedom of speech, identification with the company, a wide scope operation and favourable working conditions are also critical. He needs new and varied activities, direct answers and freedom from control and detail. Should Stefan Hasselgren have a boss, then ideally that person will be a direct but participative leader who negotiates on a one-to-one basis, setting clear objectives and timescales. He should be given the responsibility and authority needed to achieve the results. At the same time it is important that there is regular communication between the two individuals.

 

CAREER GUIDE

 

ABOUT HIM

Achieving a good result is important to him and he is willing to throw himselfself wholeheartedly into challenging situations. Being of a competitive nature he will attempt to be a 'winner' in all that he does and in most situations he will display confidence and act in a positive manner.

Being a friendly individual his enthusiastic nature is likely to motivate and encourage those around him. He can usually get on with all types of people, using friendliness and persuasion to win them over to his point of view. Mundane, repetitive tasks can frustrate him, as he probably dislike getting set into a routine. In order to keep his interest, tasks have to be challenging and if possible, frequently changing. He is likely to prefer to be given a variety of jobs that keep him both interested and motivated. He is an independent person who may on occasions break the rules in order to achieve his objectives. He liked to make his own decisions and be allowed to get on with the job he has been given.

 

IN THE WORKPLACE

As his career develops and he gains experience in the workplace, achieving his goals and objectives will become extremely important. Indeed, the achievement of goals and objectives is likely to be a key motivator in his search for success. Because he is prepared to get on with the job, more cautious colleagues may see him as a risk taker. Whatever career he decides to undertake he would probably feel more comfortable if the environment allowed him to be involved with people on a regular basis. He is forceful and assertive without losing sight of other people and their feelings. Although he is a fairly direct person he has good people skills and can usually influence and persuade people to his point of view. He is a good verbal communicator and as such he will be comfortable when having to pass on information to others. His responses suggest that he could become bored if he chooses a career that involves excessive routine, repetitive or highly detailed work. If a task loses its challenge he may not be committed to finish it. As he matures in the job he is likely to want to be given the responsibility and authority to act independently and get on with what he is doing. He will want to be set objectives, given timescales to work to and then be allowed to achieve his goals and objectives. Given these factors, the ideal working environment for him to aim at would be one where there was an opportunity to interact with people on a regular basis and make use of his good communication skill. The workload should be a changing one and the assignments should be new and challenging. Once he gains confidence and his career develops he will feel comfortable venturing into the unknown and will want to be given new and exciting things to do. Being self-motivated he will push himself to achieve his goals and objectives. He generally plan well ahead and tend to integrate activities that assist him achieve his results. He tends to act positively in both competitive and social environments. As he become established in his career path the opportunity for advancement is likely to become very important to him, as is the opportunity to move up the management ladder. The respect of others will probably be equally important to him.

 

KEY CAREER CRITERIA

When identifying his future career he should consider and utilise his particular skills. Thus key factors to consider are situations where he can contribute toward meeting defined objectives. The following tasks and responsibilities are likely to be appropriate to his behavioural characteristics.

 

Taking on challenging assignments and meeting a wide variety of people.

Influencing others and motivating them.

Achieve goals and objectives independently.

Competing with others in order to win.

 

Ideally the job should not have excessive routine administrative duties or high levels of detailed work that demand great attention to detail.

 

WORK STRENGTHS

Once he has decided upon his career path and any matching educational opportunities, he can move towards realising his full potential and test and develop his work strengths. The contribution he is likely to bring to an organisation will be his desire to achieve tangible results through the involvement of people. He is likely to work well under pressure and if there is a need, he should be given the responsibility to take authority and make decisions. He has the capacity to cope with a changing work environment and deal with several projects concurrently. Planning, problem solving and organising are some of his key strongpoints as is his interest in identifying opportunities and achieving goals. He displays confidence in most situations and look to achieve a result quickly.

 

JOB POSSIBILITIES

The following jobs have been selected as best suited to his characteristics and the occupation level requested. The list may not be fully exhaustive and is selected for a range of Generic Job areas. Remember this assessment does not take account of any special skills, work experience or training he might have had to date. Note that the number of jobs can vary considerably, depending upon the assessment.

 

SELF EMPLOYMENT AND AGENCY WORK

CONSULTANCY: Business Consultant, Financial Consultant, Management Consultant

 

ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS, CLERICAL & MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS/INSTITUTE MANAGEMENT: Chief Executive, General Manager, Strategic Planner

HUMAN RESOURCES: Industrial Relations Manager

MANAGEMENT SERVICES: Management Services Manager

 

BUYING, SELLING AND RELATED SERVICES

MARKETING: Key Accounts Manager, Marketing Manager, Product Manager

ADVERTISING: Account Executive, Advertising Manager, Media Executive

ESTATE AGENT: Estate Agent

RETAIL DISTRIBUTION: Retail Manager

SALES: Call Centre Manager, Customer Care Manager, Sales Consultant, Sales Person, Sales Manager

 

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING: Production Manager

 

TRANSPORT

WAREHOUSING: Logistics Manager

ROAD TRANSPORT: Road Transport Manager

 

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