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A Natural Born Salesman

In this article, we look at a common example of a young adult graduating from college with knowledge of his ability profile, which happens to make him great at sales. With his college sophomore year coming to an end, Ethan needed a summer job.[...]

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How Parents Can Help Their College-Bound Child

How Can Parents Help? Beth and her mother, Sharon, both wanted Beth to go to college, but they had different ideas about the kind of school and major Beth should pursue. Beth took The Highlands Ability Battery and found out[...]

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Getting That First Job Out of School

Work?! Who, Me? You need money, or you’re bored, or maybe you need experience. It’s time to get your first job or internship out of school. How do you choose? How can you make the most of your experience? Let’s[...]

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Going to College? Start with Yourself!

In Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat said, "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there." The opposite can be even truer: If you know where you are going, you can overcome almost any[...]

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Is Engineering Still a Boy’s Club?

During the 1980s, only 5.8 percent of engineers were women, leading the field to be dubbed a "boys club." Since then, the number of women enrolled in academic engineering programs and the percentage of women working in engineering has increased.[...]

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How One Vet Used the HAB to Lead

This case study is based on a true story. The names and locations have been omitted but know that this individual did take the Highlands Ability Battery (HAB) through a certified consultant to great result as a leader in veterinary medicine.[...]

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Jennifer Landis-Santos Co-Authors Strengths Journal for Kids

Highlands Certified Consultant Jennifer Landis-Santos along with colleagues Rebecca Dedmond, Teyrem Santos, and Mariana Alessandri recently published a series of journals designed to reveal a child’s strengths. Created as a resource for parents to help children understand themselves, the journals[...]

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