Behavioral Targets

What is the Behavioral Target?

Every candidate is wired differently, with unique behavioral drives that dictate how they approach and respond to situations at work. When hiring, the more insights you have into candidate behaviors, the easier it becomes to find the right talent and put them in roles where they thrive. 

The Behavioral Target lets you set the exact behavioral parameters needed for a given job role. Our software will compare each candidate’s PI Behavioral Assessment results to the Behavioral Target, so you can easily determine which candidates are a great match.

Learn how different desired workplace behaviors impact the Behavioral Target in the below interactive:

How to set a Behavioral Target

There are three ways to set a Behavioral Target:

  1. Choose a PI benchmark. Select from a list of real-world benchmarks based on your job title, and the software will apply the most common Behavioral Target for that role. (Recommended for new users.)
  2. Create your own. Manually create a Behavioral Target by selecting the behavioral characteristics your ideal candidate should have.
  3. Model after a top performer. Use an existing employee’s PI Behavioral Assessment results to set your Behavioral Target.

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