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Highlands in the News


April 2017
In “What to Say When an Adult Child Needs Money Help” on Consumer Reports, Tobie Stranger discusses how to confront contentious money concerns.

April 2016
The New York Times mentions the Highlands Ability Battery in “Career Coaching for the Playdate Generation” as seen in the Education Life section.

November 2015
The Highlands Company authored “Natural Abilities: Beyond Basic Understanding” on the National Career Development Association’s Career Convergence Web Magazine.
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September 2015
Highlands Director of Training, Dori Stiles, PhD, writes for in “Make Resume-Writing Easier” and “Difference Between Values, Interests, Skills, and Abilities.”
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May 2015
Hubspot lists The Highlands Ability Battery as a “tried and true”assessment in this article on “The 10 Traits All Great Leaders Possess.”
April 2015
Thomas N. Tavantzis Ed.D. writes a series of articles for the Philadelphia Business Journal including, “The true meaning of creating diversity on your team.”
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 show, GET A JOB!

July/August 2011
The HAB is included in a list of preferred career assessments for lawyers in an article written by Wendy Lerner, principal of Werner Associates, LLC, in an article written for the American Bar Association Law Practice Magazine.

October 28, 2009
The HAB is mentioned favorably on The New York Times Room-for-Debate Blog.
June 2008
Read Sue Shellenbarger’s article “Grad Tidings: Can a Test Steer You to the Ideal Career?” in The Wall Street Journal where she describes the HAB.
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August 2006
Highlands Consultant Thomas N. Tavantzis Ed.D., CEO of Innovative Management Development and Lazar Emanuel of the Highlands Company write a feature for the Association of Talent Development’s T & D magazine.