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The Predictive Index Global Certified Partners Lead the Charge with 80% Completing the Talent Optimization Certification

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Business leaders agree that their biggest business problems are people
problems. In fact, a recent study revealed that a CEO’s top challenge is finding
the right talent
, and four of the top five biggest CEO challenges
pertain to talent
—a new discipline that aligns people strategy with
business strategy for maximum business results.

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To provide leaders with a framework and knowledge base to elevate their people strategy, The Predict ...

To provide leaders with a framework and knowledge base to elevate their people strategy, The Predictive Index announced the Talent Optimization Certification. (Graphic: Business Wire)

To provide leaders with a framework and knowledge base to elevate their
people strategy and get the most out of their people, The
Predictive Index
announced the Talent
Optimization Certification
. Passing the certification demonstrates a
deep understanding of the talent optimization discipline and how it can
be used to:

  • Measure, analyze, and act on people data to identify and solve the
    root causes of business problems
  • Create and continuously grow and optimize a people strategy
  • Use a data-driven approach to hire high-performing talent and build
    world-class teams
  • Apply best practices to develop leaders and improve how people work

PI Certified Partners Lead the Charge

Over 80% of the PI Certified Partner Network has completed the Talent
Optimization Certification since it’s release on March 7th.

“Talent optimization represents the new and most important frontier for
leaders seeking a competitive business advantage,” said President of ADVISA
Heather Haas
. “At ADVISA, we have always known that data is a
catalyst for change and improvement; and, that data without insight and
action is worthless. The talent optimization discipline creates new
understanding for leaders to hire more effectively and inspire
performance more consistently. We feel incredibly excited and optimistic
about the future.”

“This Talent Optimization Certification has set a standard for talent
management and gives existing and prospective clients the confidence
they need in our ability to manage their talent strategy,” said CEO
Steve Picarde. “Today, we work with 500+
clients to ensure they put the right people in the right roles, manage
and motivate their teams more effectively, and build their business with
a plan using behavioral analytics.”

In addition to PI Midlantic, ADVISA, and PI Midwest, other certified
partner organizations leading the charge include:

Crimson Strategic Management Inc.
Breakfree Strategies, LLC
Perspective Consulting, Inc.
Ingage HCS, LLC
P3 Strategy Group
Nast Partners
Optimus Talent Partners LLC
Business Results, LLC
Jennifer J. Gould dba Reach Consulting, LLC
Clear Leader Group
Narish International LLC
Human Results, LLC.
Talk Tough
Wellfleet Enterprises, Inc.
Peak Performance Solutions
Cultural Chemistry
Shulman Associates
Synergy Complete Management Consulting LTD

Talent optimization certifications are based on the
Ultimate Guide to Talent Optimization
— a one-stop destination to
prepare for the certification. To become certified in talent
optimization or to engage with other practitioners and enthusiasts,

About The Predictive Index
The Predictive Index (PI) is an
award-winning talent optimization platform that aligns business strategy
with people strategy for optimal business results. Sixty years of proven
science, software, and a robust curriculum of insightful management
workshops make PI the solution for any company looking to design great
teams and culture, make objective hiring decisions, and inspire
greatness in their people anywhere in the world. More than 7,000 clients
use PI—including Nissan, Citizens Bank, DocuSign, Subway, 47 Brand, Blue
Cross Blue Shield, and Omni Hotels—across 142+ countries. Learn more at