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Atlanta area, GA
November 2014 on-site Training:
Nov. 3rd & 4th,
Monday and Tuesday

By Interactive Telephone:
8 two-hour Telephone Training Sessions

November 2014
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
From 10 to 12 Eastern
Beginning November 10th to November 26th

December 2014
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
From 10 to 12 Eastern
Beginning December 1st to December 19th


Welcome to the Highlands Company.


The Highlands Company is the publisher of the Highlands Ability Battery, the gold standard among assessment tools measuring individual abilities. By means of objective hands-on worksamples, we help individuals to understand their natural abilities.

A person who knows the range of his abilities is better able to use them in his life and work and in his relations with others, including his fellow workers.

We help students to plan their studies and careers, adults to achieve greater satisfaction in their work, and businesses to marshal the resources inherent in their employees. We do this by training and certifying Affiliates in the administration and interpretation of the Highlands Ability Battery




About Highlands


The Highlands Company is the publisher of the Highlands Ability Battery, the gold standard among personal assessment tests. The Company distributes its products and services through Certified Affiliates and to corporate clients. Certified Affiliates are located worldwide.
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About Abilities


Abilities are hard-wired in each of us at birth. They mature and can be measured after the age of fourteen. They are different from skills, which are developed through practice and experience. An individual who knows her unique abilities is better equipped to achieve happiness and satisfaction in her work and in her relations with others.
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The Highlands Battery


The Highlands Ability Battery is an objective assessment of abilities. It consists of nineteen work samples which require the performance of hands-on tasks. It is different from tests which depend on self-analysis and self-assessment. A multi-page report shows your score on each worksample.
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Highlands News:

Listen To Spotlite Radio Presents Coach & Consultant Dr. Dori Stiles
Recorded September 2013
Your career goals are one of the most important decisions anyone will make, and the sooner you decide the better chance you give yourself at reaching them. In this interview with Dr. Dori Stiles owner of Turning Points Coaching & Consulting you will learn why having the right coach in your corner will help in making the right career decision. Click Here  

BlogTalkRadio, The World's Largest Online Talk Radio Network
Recorded June 2013
Dori Stiles, Ph.D., Director of Training and Research & Development for The Highlands Company is featured on BlogTalkRadio's- Life Coach Radio Network's new show, GET A JOB! Listen to the recorded session as Dr. Stiles discusses the benefits of assessments including the Highlands Ability Battery, Click Here

Happy in law? Finding your legal niche
New York City Bar, Lawyers Connect, Dec 2011/Jan 2012
Sheryl Odentz, President of Progress in Work LLC, discusses
her work in counseling lawyers to finding their niche.  Read More 

Using a Natural Abilities Battery for Academic and Career Guidance: A Ten-Year Study
November 2011, Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Issue Volume 38/Number 3/2011
Over a period of 10 years, first-year students from 11 consecutive veterinary classes conducted a self-assessment using a natural abilities survey. The present study analyzes the data compiled from students' self-assessment results.   Read More

Press Release - The Highlands Company Announces Abilities Report for Lawyers
LARCHMONT, New York (July 12, 2011) - The Highlands Company, publisher of the Highlands Ability Battery, has announced the release of a new Career Assessment Report designed to record and report data measuring the natural abilities of lawyers and law students.   Read More

New Career Development Tool for Lawyers
Kathleen Brady, co-author of the new Highlands Report for Lawyers, recommends the Lawyers Report for use among law students; lawyers in transition; and law firms.   Read More

Make the Right Move: Career Assessment Tools
July/August 2011
American Bar Association Law Practice Magazine, THE CAREERS ISSUE
The Highlands Ability Battery is included in a list of preferred Career Assessments for Lawyers in an article written by Wendy Lerner, principal of Werner Associates, LLC, a career and executive coach and law practice management consultant.   Read More

Performance: The True Test of Natural Abilities
July 2010
A review of assessments of Natural Abilities and Personal Style by Highlands CEO, Lazar Emanuel.   Read More

What's inside ideal compass to best career direction
January 17, 2010
Career Coach and Highlands Affiliate, Anne Angerman, speaks to The Denver Post on using assessments, including the Highlands Ability Battery, in developing a personal vision for career direction.   Read More

The Highlands Ability Battery and the 40-Something Dependent Child
October 28, 2009
The Highlands Ability Battery is mentioned favorably in one of five articles included in the New York Times Room-for-Debate Blog of October 28.   Read More

A Counselorís Guide To Career Assessment Instruments
(5th ed.), edited by Whitfield, Feller, and Wood (2009)
Read a complete review of The Highlands Ability Battery in A Counselorís Guide To Career Assessment Instruments, produced by the National Career Development Association.   Read More

Grad Tidings: Can a Test Steer You to the Ideal Career?
June 18, 2008
Sue Shellenbarger, The Wall Street Journal   Read More

The Road to Self-Knowledge
How to define your natural abilities
ASTD T&D Magazine,  August 2006 Issue 
Featured in the American Society for Training and Development
T & D magazine is an article by Highlands Affiliate Thomas N.
Tavantzis Ed.D., CEO of Innovative Management Development
and Lazar Emanuel, CEO of the Highlands Company.    Read More

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