Using Your Strengths

So you have taken the StrengthsFinder assessment and know your Top 5 Talent Themes, now what? Below is some information and resources that can help you apply those talents in ways that can be meaningful to you.  

StrengthsQuest Website:

On the StrengthsQuest website you can find action items that are aimed at helping you take your talents and further develop them into strengths. There are two different ways that you can access the action items on the StrengthsQuest website.

Option A
To access general action items for each of the 34 talent themes follow the instructions below:

  1. Log into your StrengthsQuest account

  2. Click on the “My StrengthsQuest” tab in the upper left hand corner of the page

  3. Click on the “Apply” tab

Option B
To access action items that are specific to each of your top five themes follow the instructions below:

  1. Log into your StrengthsQuest account

  2. Click on the “My StrengthsQuest” tab in the upper left hand corner of the page (you should be brought to a page that allows you to choose different reports you can view and download. Each of the reports provides information about your top five talent themes.

  3. Click on the “download” button under the “Strengths Insight and Action-Planning Guide”. This will allow you to download a report that provides action items that are specific to each of your top five talent themes. The action items listed in this report are different than the action items listed under the “Apply” tab described above.