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Help category: Free Starter Profile

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How do I access my Starter Profile?


  • Visit www.strengthsprofile.com and click on the button ‘TAKE A FREE PROFILE’,
  • Learn more on our information page and click on 'TAKE A FREE PROFILE’,
  • Register for a new account or login to an existing account, and start your assessment.
  • Your results will be available immediately to download, along with the separate downloads

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Can the Starter Profile be used in groups for Team and Manager Profiles?


Not currently, we are looking at this update later in Autumn 2021 where you can upgrade the Free Starter Profiles to an Introductory or Expert to include in Group Profiles

Can a user complete a Starter Profile without creating an account?


  • A user must create a username and password before starting the assessment.
  • This is so they can retrieve their results at a later date.

How do I access my Starter Profile?


  • Visit www.strengthsprofile.com and click on the button ‘TAKE A FREE PROFILE’,
  • Take free Profile
  • From the landing page, click on ‘TAKE A FREE PROFILE’
  • Register for a new account or login to an existing account

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  • Start your assessment. The results will be available immediately.

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Is the Starter Profile available in different languages?


It is currently available in UK English, US English, and Spanish.

As a practitioner, how can I upgrade someone else’s Starter Profile today?


  • You will need to have purchased a stabndard Introductory or Expert Profile in advance (NOT UPGRADE)
  • In your dashboard, go to the ‘Invites & Transfers’ tab,
  • Use the transfer tab to send them a standard Introductory or Expert Profile (NOT UPGRADE)
  • The user will receive an email which they need to accept, login to their account and click on the Introductory or Expert upgrade button next to their Starter Profile.
  • If you need access to the new Profile yourself, the user will need to send this to you.
  • Access to other people's Profiles will be launching in Autumn.
  • You will also be able to bulk upgrade people in your dashboard who have accessed the Free Starter Profile from Autumn

Can I upgrade to an Introductory or Expert Profile later on if I choose to?


Yes! Click on the upgrade button next to your completed Free Starter Profile in your dashboard.

You can choose to upgrade to the Introductory or Expert Profile.

This will take you to the store where you will need to buy the Profile you require

Once this is purchased, you will be asked to confirm your upgrade - that's it.

Currently this is only available for individuals to upgrade their own.

 

Can I take more than one Starter Profile?


Yes, you can complete it up to 5 times within one account.

How long will the Starter Profile be available for?


It’s here to stay, it’s part of our purpose of Strengthening the World.

How long does the assessment take to complete?


It’s not a reduced assessment but our standard assessment, so it will take the usual 15-20 mins to complete. We think it’s worth it to have a tool that can shape your future.

If you decide to upgrade later on, you will not need to re-take the assessment.

Who should take the Free Starter Profile?


 

For personal use
If you’re new to strengths, it’s the ideal way to start your self-awareness journey to expand your confidence and give you the language to explore what you love to do. You can choose to upgrade at any time to an Introductory or Expert Profile, if at all. Use the dictionary in the Profile to identify more strengths and use our Best SELF resources to guide your actions. Sign up to our webinar.

 

If you already have a Strengths Profile, you can also retake your assessment and receive the Free Starter Profile to check in on whether your key results have changed and what that means for you.

 

For coaches

Use the Starter Profile to introduce more clients to the strengths approach and your own strengths offering. Consider running webinars or workshops on strengths for those just starting out. Add strengths to your existing workshops on leadership, careers or wellbeing. If you are a coach working with organisations, move past budget constraints and get everyone talking about their strengths to embed the culture. Please note Phase 2, launching in Autumn, will give you full access to others’ Starter Profiles – for now it is individual access only.

 

For organisations

If you’re new to strengths, then it’s an ideal time to pilot the approach with your people. Help them use the language to improve the positive culture and appreciate what each other does best. Support employees to take ownership of their career and move more towards tasks they’ll enjoy.

 

If you already use SP, then why not consider how you can now expand your approach to what you already do. Make it an inclusive offering to know your strengths in the organisation. Build inclusion around the strengths language and embed the culture where everyone is valued for what they love to do.

 

Your people can all sign up to our monthly webinars to support their strengths actions.

 

For educators

It’s a fresh and light approach to strengths, so it’s an ideal way to introduce your students and stakeholders to the benefits and application within careers. Try starting with a couple of pilot groups of students and those who would be embedding the learning. It’s great to upskill tutors on strengths too so they can have more empowering conversations. Review our training and resource packages so you can help students get more meaning from their results. Connect their results with a confident narrative for job applications and interviews.

 

Once you get familiar with the approach, you may want to consider using the Introductory Profiles. They support deeper, reflective insights and more meaningful applications of strengths to support students with the right career opportunities. All new educators can sign up for a Strengthen Your Students package with 30 Introductory Profiles to try the upgraded Profiles here.

 

If you’re already using SP as an educator, you can use this alongside your existing strengths offering. We want every student to know their strengths (as I am sure you do), so use it to make strengths an inclusive offering within your university to all students. Try running larger scale workshops or offer online materials to support their insights where they can apply it to job applications and boost their confidence in interviews. Get more staff involved in strengths conversations. Use our Best SELF resources or get students to sign up to our monthly webinars to help them learn more about taking action with their strengths.

 

Please note we are working on you being able to bulk upgrade students and send out the Free Starter Profile via a shareable code, which will be available in Autumn 2021.

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