Understand Personality Results

Updated by Amy Thomas

Develop offers teams and managers the opportunity to harness their own personality superpowers, understand blind spots and engage in meaningful conversations to understand each other better. Here is a guide of the steps in place to understanding personality results in Develop, including individual personality dynamics and group level personality trends. 

Introduction to Criteria's Develop Platform and EPP 

  • Overview of the Employee Personality Profile (EPP)  
  • Importance of understanding team personality traits 

Pre-Assessment Preparation.  

  • Communicating the purpose and benefits of the EPP to the team.  
  • Ensuring confidentiality and trust in the assessment process 

Administering the EPP  

  • Coordinating the completion of the EPP by all team members (if required) 
  • Providing support and answering questions about the assessment 

Analyzing EPP Results  

  • Reviewing individual EPP reports for insights into work styles and interactions  
  • Identifying notable traits, strengths, challenges, and motivators for each team member 

Creating a Team Personality Summary  

  • Utilizing Team Personality insights to compile a comprehensive team profile 
  • Understanding how individual traits fit within the team dynamic 

Facilitating Team Discussions  

  • Sharing the Team Personality Summary with the team  
  • What’s surprising? What did you already know? How do you leverage this? 
  • Guiding discussions on individual and team traits to foster self-awareness 

Harnessing Collaboration Guides  

  • Dynamic collaboration guides for each team member  
  • Outlining strategies for effective interaction based on unique trait profiles 

Implementing Insights for Team Development  

  • Leveraging personality insights to enhance team performance and productivity  
  • Addressing workplace stressors and promoting motivators to improve engagement 
  • Making a list of possible actions to focus on as a team, and committing to those actions 

Monitoring and Continuous Improvement  

  • Establishing regular check-ins to discuss team dynamics and progress 
  • Adjusting strategies based on ongoing feedback and EPP updates 


  • Summarizing the benefits of understanding team personality traits 
  • Encouraging the continuous use of Criteria's Develop platform for talent success 

By following this guide leaders can gain a deeper understanding of their team's personality traits and work styles, leading to improved communication, collaboration, and overall team effectiveness. 

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