In association with the Gallup research organization, Roanoke College is pleased to offer CliftonStrengths, a resource for the entire campus community. CliftonStrengths is an assessment tool that helps individuals identify their natural talents so they can build on them and develop them into strengths. One of Roanoke College’s core values is the success of our students. CliftonStrengths is a powerful tool to help individuals find their own path to personal success.
CliftonStrengths rolled out in January 2023 to help all Roanoke College community members understand their strengths and how to develop them to meet personal goals, including academic and career success.
CliftonStrengths is a respected and widely used career tool. More than 700,000 students discover their CliftonStrengths each year, and more than 27 million people have taken the assessment overall. CliftonStrengths is a national model for strengths-based education.
How do I start identifying my strengths?
Students have assorted opportunities to share and apply their results. PLACE offers appointments in Handshake for all students to bring their results for interpretation and application to career development. Faculty and staff may contact PLACE at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about your assessment results.
After you’ve taken the assessment, the dashboard will list your personalized CliftonStrengths results in rank order. It also includes personalized reports to provide an in-depth understanding of your strengths and suggested actions you can take to make the most of your strengths.
Why should I do CliftonStrengths?
People who know their strengths and use them every day are three times more likely to report having an excellent quality of life and six times more likely to be engaged in their jobs!
Many students, faculty and staff at Roanoke College have already taken the CliftonStrengths assessment to learn about their top strengths and how to maximize them in their daily lives.